Bon Voyage, Robert!

(photo: Norm deVeyra)

I'm going to be very up front with you, dear reader: Robert makes it look easy.

Robert Alleyne has been a photographer for The Bay Bridged for two [...]

By |March 16, 2018|Comments Off on Bon Voyage, Robert!

Music and Mortality: Rachel Lark, “This Year”

A show of hands: How many of you ended up crying/screaming/releasing a tidal wave of emotions the night of November 8, 2016, regardless of who you voted for?

Rachel Lark's [...]

By |March 15, 2018|Comments Off on Music and Mortality: Rachel Lark, “This Year”
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    Well, Actually: Adventures in mansplaining in our music community

Well, Actually: Adventures in mansplaining in our music community

When I was a kid, my dad owned a coin-operated machine business. On any given day, our house had a couple of defunct arcade games with their circuit boards [...]

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Homecoming: G-Eazy is a Bay Area man through and through

G-Eazy (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Gerald Gillum is a Bay Area man through and through. Best known as G-Eazy, the Oakland rapper has toured the world, made it on to mainstream radio [...]

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    Music and Mortality: The Singer and the Songwriter, “Sound and Light”

Music and Mortality: The Singer and the Songwriter, “Sound and Light”

Remember a few months ago when we made you all cry with videos of local musicians singing songs about death and grieving? We are here with more Music and [...]

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Behind the Scenes: The Coathangers

The Coathangers (photo: Estefany Gonzalez)

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich once wrote "Well-behaved women seldom make history" — a quote which now appears on cups, T-shirts, and bumper stickers. If the iconic quote [...]

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    Meet MILCK, the Berkeley alum making space for herself in pop music

Meet MILCK, the Berkeley alum making space for herself in pop music

MILCK (photo: Robert Alleyne)

“The Bay Area feels like a sacred ground to me,” says Connie Lim (who performs under the moniker MILCK) while reflecting on her time studying at UC [...]

By |February 27, 2018|Comments Off on Meet MILCK, the Berkeley alum making space for herself in pop music

Noise Pop: Mount Eerie never meant to have a music career

(photo: Jeff Miller)

Words by Erin Lyndal Martin

From now until the start of Noise Pop, we'll be profiling some of our favorite artists playing the festival this year.

Phil Elverum comes [...]

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    Noise Pop: Father/Daughter is the hardest-working label in SF

Noise Pop: Father/Daughter is the hardest-working label in SF

From now until the start of Noise Pop, we'll be profiling some of our favorite artists playing the festival this year.

This time we're profiling Father/Daughter, the now-legendary SF label [...]

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Noise Pop: A brief history of Shamir

(photo: Mathew Parri Thomas)

From now until the start of Noise Pop, we'll be profiling some of our favorite artists playing the festival this year.

Allow us to introduce you to [...]

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    Joshua McClain shares his journey with the cello as his voice

Joshua McClain shares his journey with the cello as his voice

Oakland avant-rock cellist and composer Joshua McClain left his fast-paced, senior-level tech job to spend a month in the Amazon jungle, where he worked with shamans and participated in [...]

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Noise Pop: Blissed-out ad nauseam with Melkbelly

(photo: Lenny Gilmore)

From now until the start of Noise Pop, we'll be profiling some of our favorite artists playing the festival this year.

In this installment, Meet Melkbelly, the Chicago [...]

By |February 9, 2018|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Blissed-out ad nauseam with Melkbelly