Backseat Beat, Episode 7 outtakes: Magic Bullets

Maybe you happened to catch Magic Bullets on our last episode of Backseat Beat, in which these charming men chatted us up about vibrators, Spam burritos (not a euphemism) [...]

By |January 25, 2011|Comments Off on Backseat Beat, Episode 7 outtakes: Magic Bullets

Backseat Beat, Episode 7: Magic Bullets

Backseat Beat is a video series highlighting indie musicians and the city by the Bay. Armed with Flip cameras, we interview bands in the back seat of our ‘83 [...]

By |January 11, 2011|Comments Off on Backseat Beat, Episode 7: Magic Bullets

Interview: (((folkYEAH!)))’s Britt Govea discusses Winter Residency at Slim’s, his new 7″ label, and the joy of holding shows in nontraditional venues

The Dirty Projectors performing at The Historic Brookroom (with a creek running through it) @ Brookdale Lodge

The Bay Area scene is full of unique bands and artists, but a [...]

By |January 10, 2011|Comments Off on Interview: (((folkYEAH!)))’s Britt Govea discusses Winter Residency at Slim’s, his new 7″ label, and the joy of holding shows in nontraditional venues

Interview: Tim Presley (White Fence) talks about the gang violence, punk nostalgia behind his music

White Fence is the solo project of Tim Presley, who spent earlier years in the heart of the punk and hardcore scene playing with The Nerve Agents, but finds [...]

Mixtape: SF Bay Area Music in 2010 – 50+ songs from this year’s local albums

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We'll be doing plenty of "Best of 2010" retrospectives over the next few weeks, but it seems [...]

By |December 21, 2010|10 Comments

TBB Premiere: SF’s Jake Mann & The Upper Hand serve up rocking new single “Days Are Long”

Not but a few days ago, in beginning the process of preparing some end-of-2010 recap materials, I was remarking to another Bay Bridger that for all of the great [...]

By |December 15, 2010|Comments Off on TBB Premiere: SF’s Jake Mann & The Upper Hand serve up rocking new single “Days Are Long”

Backseat Beat, Episode 6: Ash Reiter


Backseat Beat is a video series highlighting indie musicians and the city by the Bay. Armed with Flip cameras, we interview bands in the back seat of our ‘83 [...]

By |December 9, 2010|Comments Off on Backseat Beat, Episode 6: Ash Reiter

First batch of Noise Pop 2011 performers announced: Yo La Tengo, Ted Leo, How To Dress Well, Best Coast, Wavves and more

How To Dress Well ‒ "Ready for the World"
Telekinesis – “Car Crash”
Best Coast & Wavves – "Got Something For You"

Early bird badges are now on sale for Noise Pop [...]

By |December 6, 2010|Comments Off on First batch of Noise Pop 2011 performers announced: Yo La Tengo, Ted Leo, How To Dress Well, Best Coast, Wavves and more

Audio Visual – local music meets fashion with Nectarine Pie

Audio Visual is a series exploring the fashion choices of local musicians. The Bay Area music scene is nothing if not diverse and this nonconformity is as evident [...]

By |December 3, 2010|Comments Off on Audio Visual – local music meets fashion with Nectarine Pie

Backseat Beat, Episode 5: Still Flyin’

Backseat Beat is a video series highlighting indie musicians and the city by the Bay. Armed with Flip cameras, we interview bands in the back seat of our ‘83 [...]

By |November 11, 2010|2 Comments

Dissecting the Song: John Vanderslice – “I’ll Never Live Up To You”

It's a more than a little perplexing trying to figure out when John Vanderslice found the time to write and record a song like "I'll Never Live Up To [...]

By |October 29, 2010|Comments Off on Dissecting the Song: John Vanderslice – “I’ll Never Live Up To You”

Our new banner artist: Brendan Sheehan

With the World Series underway we thought it would be a perfect time to change the face of the site with a new banner! This terms banner artist [...]

By |October 28, 2010|Comments Off on Our new banner artist: Brendan Sheehan
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