Spiritual Cramp: “We’re Right Here.”

(photo: Garret Van Brunt)

Michael Bingham’s eyes drift restlessly, his attention half-focused on finding our waitress. This particular taqueria is generous with complimentary chips and salsa. The lead vocalist of [...]

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Papa Bear would like to remind you…you’re going to die.

In our final "Music and Mortality" session of the year, we're sending you off with a song from Papa Bear of Papa Bear and the Easy Love fame.

It's a [...]

By |December 20, 2017|Comments Off on Papa Bear would like to remind you…you’re going to die.

Bands In Portrait: Doe Eye

“I think I was getting stuck,”  says Maryam Qudus, who releases music under the moniker Doe Eye. We’re talking about the period just before writing her second album, b-room, [...]

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For 2018, JULiA LEWiS aims to live up to his potential

“Dog dad over everything.”

Benjamin Falik’s Instagram is a sort of window of what ‘everything’ entails. Better known as producer JULiA LEWiS, Falik shares clips of him in the studio [...]

By |December 12, 2017|Comments Off on For 2018, JULiA LEWiS aims to live up to his potential

METZ: “Without quiet, there is no loud.”

Words by Jordan Martich

Toronto noise rock trio METZ have spent the past five years establishing a reputation for furious recordings that are only surpassed by the band's hyper-adrenalized live [...]

By |December 7, 2017|Comments Off on METZ: “Without quiet, there is no loud.”
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    John Elliott would like to remind you…you’re going to die.

John Elliott would like to remind you…you’re going to die.

Last week, we brought you Chelsea Coleman singing about her missing sister. Today, we have San Francisco songwriter John Elliott singing "Daylight Saving," a ballad about his struggles with [...]

By |December 5, 2017|Comments Off on John Elliott would like to remind you…you’re going to die.

One year after Ghost Ship, Chasms return to SF

Photo by Jess Garten

Much has changed since the last time I spoke with Chasms. Last October, I met the duo of Jess Labrador and Shannon Sky Madden in a [...]

By |December 1, 2017|Comments Off on One year after Ghost Ship, Chasms return to SF
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    Chelsea Coleman would like to remind you…you’re going to die.

Chelsea Coleman would like to remind you…you’re going to die.

I'm going to die. You're going to die. Your parents and your siblings and your plants and your pets are all going to die.

It can be scary and it [...]

By |November 28, 2017|Comments Off on Chelsea Coleman would like to remind you…you’re going to die.

Behind The Song: Annie Hart’s “Hard To Be Still”

Welcome to the next installment of Behind the Song, the illustrated series where I talk to artists and get the backstory to your next favorite song.

While on tour a few [...]

By |November 27, 2017|Comments Off on Behind The Song: Annie Hart’s “Hard To Be Still”

Inside Look: Travis Hayes recaps Fog City Fest

Travis Hayes (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

To celebrate the three-year anniversary of Fog City Songwriters, a quarterly event which allows artists to showcase their work an intimate setting, Bay Area musician Travis [...]

By |November 17, 2017|Comments Off on Inside Look: Travis Hayes recaps Fog City Fest

Announcing The Bay Bridged’s Holiday Fundraiser Party!

2017 has been a challenging year locally and around the world, but, throughout all of the year's struggles, the Bay Area music community remains a wellspring of creativity, inspiration, [...]

By |November 17, 2017|Comments Off on Announcing The Bay Bridged’s Holiday Fundraiser Party!

The Stone Foxes bring ‘Visalia’ back home this Friday

(photo: Staci DeGagne)

The Stone Foxes are back on the Pacific Coast, enjoying an extended break from the rigorous demands of their 37 dates on their GiganTOUR tour. The tour [...]

By |November 16, 2017|Comments Off on The Stone Foxes bring ‘Visalia’ back home this Friday