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    Tips from John Vanderslice on getting by in the city (+ win tickets to 2/11 show)

Tips from John Vanderslice on getting by in the city (+ win tickets to 2/11 show)

John Vanderslice - "Sea Salt"

Aside from being one of the Bay Area's most beloved indie rock musicians, John Vanderslice is also a small business owner (Tiny Telephone), and he [...]

By |February 8, 2011|2 Comments

Backseat Beat Episode 8, part 1: The Definite Articles

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 [...]

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Interview: Sic Alps discuss Napa Asylum, getting by on tour, and why their live show is better than ever

Sic Alps - "Do You Want To Give $$?"

Hot on the heels of the release of their double LP Napa Asylum, Sic Alps' Matt Hartman and newest member Noel [...]

By |February 7, 2011|Comments Off on Interview: Sic Alps discuss Napa Asylum, getting by on tour, and why their live show is better than ever

The Bay Bridged Presents: Thee Oh Sees, Sic Alps, Ty Segall, The Sandwitches at the Great American Music Hall, 2/9/11

On Wednesday, February 9th, four of San Francisco's best bands come together for a night of rock and roll to benefit the Coalition on Homelessness, San Francisco. Add [...]

By |January 31, 2011|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Presents: Thee Oh Sees, Sic Alps, Ty Segall, The Sandwitches at the Great American Music Hall, 2/9/11

Interview: Chuck Prophet talks covering London Calling and meeting Joe Strummer

Photo by Charlie Homo

Joined by Chris von Sneidern and The Park, Chuck Prophet toured Spain recently, performing The Clash's classic second third album, London Calling, in its entirety as [...]

By |January 27, 2011|6 Comments

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 [...]

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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