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

Treasure Island Music Festival Live Blog: Sunday

11:00PM (JH) all treasured out! b&s were certifiably tweelicious! until next year...

10:30PM (MBL)encore!

10:00PM (MBL)best clappers now on stage. boy with the arab strap!

9:30PM (MBL)b n' s sing-a-longs!,!

9:20PM (JH) holy [...]

By |October 17, 2010|Comments Off on Treasure Island Music Festival Live Blog: Sunday

Treasure Island Music Festival Live Blog: Saturday

11:20PM (NB) I saw some great music, meet tons of nice people. My first TIMSF was awesome. Thanks everybody!

LCD Soundsystem on the Bridge Stage
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11:00PM [...]

By |October 16, 2010|Comments Off on Treasure Island Music Festival Live Blog: Saturday

Interview: Wallpaper. plays a Bay Area festival for the very first time

In the spirit of the upcoming Treasure Island Music Festival October 16-17, The Bay Bridged had a chat with Wallpaper. The local band is scheduled to play on Saturday, [...]

By |October 15, 2010|2 Comments

Backseat Beat, Episode 4: The Downer Party

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 |October 14, 2010|Comments Off on Backseat Beat, Episode 4: The Downer Party