Guest Blog: Looking Back at The Locals

by Anton Patzner

This Sunday, August 23rd, The Matches will take the stage at The Fillmore Auditorium for their final show. When I heard this there was a side [...]

Sade Sundays: The Fiery Furnaces, The Dodos, Jóhann Jóhannsson

Mike always insists I meet him in the east bay. When I ask why he says, “because I’m here” in a way that is devoid of shame. He picks [...]

By |August 16, 2009|Comments Off on Sade Sundays: The Fiery Furnaces, The Dodos, Jóhann Jóhannsson

New, Improved, LIVE: Studio Session with Yoni Wolf (of WHY?)

TheBayBridged.com and New, Improved Recording are proud to present the third installment of New, Improved, LIVE, our ongoing monthly series of live studio sessions with top indie bands, recorded [...]

“Regional Bias” Is Tonight!

Regional Bias: A Celebration of Bay Area Music and Culture to Benefit The Bay Bridged

French Miami
Adam Stephens and The Finite Plain
Or, the Whale (acoustic)
Leopold and his Fiction
DJ sets by [...]

By |July 31, 2009|Comments Off on “Regional Bias” Is Tonight!

Musical Pairings: Vibrant and Upbeat Food & Music from The Bay Area

Two descriptive words that come to mind when I think of the Bay Area are the words ‘vibrant’ and ‘upbeat’.   I can’t imagine there are many people who have [...]

By |July 26, 2009|Comments Off on Musical Pairings: Vibrant and Upbeat Food & Music from The Bay Area

maus haus @ Bottom of the Hill tomorrow night!

Never did review their 2008 LP (but wanted to), which comprises a lot of what they'll be playing tomorrow night, here goes, in brief:

On a scale of one to [...]

By |July 24, 2009|Comments Off on maus haus @ Bottom of the Hill tomorrow night!

Sade Sundays #2: The Secret Lives of Men – ABC BBD

A sort of tired determinism lay in the air over the second Sade Sunday meeting between Josh and myself. We intended on talking at a rope swing, which we [...]

By |July 19, 2009|Comments Off on Sade Sundays #2: The Secret Lives of Men – ABC BBD

Judgment Day Record Release @ Bottom of the Hill

This may seem too obvious to point out, but a lot of metal bands involving classical instruments tend to focus heavily on the neo-classical elements of metal, sawing their [...]

New, Improved, LIVE: Citay Session Video

We are pleased to offer some great new videos from our Citay studio session, courtesy of our partners at Pandora. We have two available for viewing here and [...]

By |July 15, 2009|Comments Off on New, Improved, LIVE: Citay Session Video

Are You Ready For Some Phoenix? Too bad…but the night was salvaged anyway

Being a huge fan of Daft Punk, I was stoked to see that Phoenix was coming to SF for the Spectrum Festival (author's note: guitarist Laurent Brancowitz was in [...]

By |July 8, 2009|2 Comments

Black Muddle: Until The Light Takes Us @ YBCA

Making a documentary is a delicate balancing act, and the inexperience of first-time filmmakers Aaron Aites and Audrey Ewell is palpable as they attempt the definitive black metal doc. [...]

Show Review: Cursive @ GAMH on 6/27

Photos by Ashley Matheson

It couldn't have been set up any better, the Great American Music Hall as the background to a night laden with blaring trumpet, ecstatic guitar chords, [...]

By |July 6, 2009|Comments Off on Show Review: Cursive @ GAMH on 6/27