Premiere: The fuzzed-out punk weirdness of OVVN

Consider this in part a postscript to our recent mixtape on all of the great North Bay bands: Weird-punks OVVN, with members hailing from West Oakland and Guerneville, are [...]

By |August 21, 2014|Comments Off on Premiere: The fuzzed-out punk weirdness of OVVN
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    Playlist: ‘Hard Hits for Weak People’ from Pat Clos of Cocktails

Playlist: ‘Hard Hits for Weak People’ from Pat Clos of Cocktails

Photo: Jenn Dorn Heard

Cocktails' Adult Life is one of my favorite releases of the year, and in my recent interview with frontman Patrick Clos, he mentioned some interesting [...]

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Get to Know: Talkies

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Talkies are a brand-spankin' new four-piece that will take you back to the glamorous days of slick guitar-driven power pop. Frontman Ray Seraphin (whom you may know [...]

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Premiere: Rich Girls debut new music video for “Worse”

Three well-dressed individuals walk into a screening room at a police station. A bit tattered, but nonetheless looking their best. An overheard voice refers to them as "suspects." The [...]

By |August 20, 2014|3 Comments

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Slint, Joanna Gruesome, and more

To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email contest@thebaybridged.com with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering for [...]

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Get to Know: A Carnival of Hours

A Carnival of Hours is a fairly new band out of Oakland with formed by three guys who are no stranger to the local scene – the band is [...]

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Seatraffic share new single “Man On The Coast”

San Francisco drum and synthesizer duo Seatraffic (Mark Zannad and Brandon Harrison) released the second single from their forthcoming full-length debut, Beauty In The Night. Dive right into "Man [...]

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    We Became Owls release ‘there are other animals at the zoo’

We Became Owls release ‘there are other animals at the zoo’

Photo: Don Albonico

Last month, Oakland Americana outfit We Became Owls released their second EP, there are other animals at the zoo. While their debut self-titled EP was an [...]

By |August 15, 2014|Comments Off on We Became Owls release ‘there are other animals at the zoo’

Get to Know: Shaggy Sample

Oakland's Shaggy Sample, fronted by David Jaberi and his Wurlitzer, just released their debut album of throwback pop entitled My Other Car Is. Shaggy Samples' members previously played with [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Black Cobra Vipers, French Cassettes, and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Black Cobra Vipers, French Cassettes, and more

To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email contest@thebaybridged.com with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering for [...]

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Portugal. The Man teams up with StubHub for charity concert

Alaska's finest, Portugal. The Man, will be teaming up with StubHub tomorrow night for a concert designed to benefit music programs in Bay Area schools through the Mr. Holland's [...]

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Get to know: The Vale

The Vale, the duo of Marissa Deitz and Chace Wall, recently moved to Oakland from Chicago to study music composition at Mills. Not only is it wonderful to hear [...]

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