Premiere: Toner, “Peasant Dreams”

Oakland band Toner, which began as a solo recording of project of Samuelito Cruz, has had a brief, yet prolific existence, with an EP and LP already under their [...]

By |February 29, 2016|2 Comments

Meernaa – “10/9”

One of Oakland's newest dreamy pop outfits, Meernaa, has just shared a new track, "10/9" ahead of a pair of February shows. As we learned on their debut, Meernaa's [...]

By |February 24, 2016|Comments Off on Meernaa – “10/9”

Get To Know: Odd Hope

Odd Hope, which began as a home recording project of Oakland's Tim Tinderholt, just released their debut vinyl single on Fruits and Flowers Records that is an incredible first [...]

By |February 17, 2016|Comments Off on Get To Know: Odd Hope
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    Jasper Leach announces new project Burner Herzog, debuts “Dark Places”

Jasper Leach announces new project Burner Herzog, debuts “Dark Places”

Burner Herzog (Photo by Caroline Hamel)

Bands with clever pun names are often hit or miss, but one of the most hilarious I've heard so far is a winner in [...]

By |February 17, 2016|Comments Off on Jasper Leach announces new project Burner Herzog, debuts “Dark Places”

Russell Butler to play Life Changing Ministry in Oakland

Touted by NPR as one of their top 10 "Favorite Electronic Albums of 2015", God is Change by Russell E. L. Butler is an ethereal experience in itself. A fleeting [...]

By |February 16, 2016|1 Comment
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    Damn Fanatics and Doctor Striker to throw a mass wedding ceremony

Damn Fanatics and Doctor Striker to throw a mass wedding ceremony

It's gonna be a wedding, and everyone is welcome to attend, be merry, and get married (get it?).

Doctor Striker and The Damn Fanatics will be putting on a special [...]

By |February 11, 2016|1 Comment
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    Exclusive stream: The Tet Holiday debut’s album, ‘Statues’

Exclusive stream: The Tet Holiday debut’s album, ‘Statues’

In the spurs of preparing to completely get their debut full length out there, The Tet Holiday was nice enough to share the release, titled "Statues," with The Bay Bridged [...]

By |February 11, 2016|2 Comments

Playlist: Cocktails yearn for the summer

We've been big fans of Cocktails here at the Bay Bridged for a long time. Their most recent LP on Father/Daughter, Adult Life, was a wonderful album full of [...]

By |February 10, 2016|Comments Off on Playlist: Cocktails yearn for the summer
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    Listen to Killer Whale’s ‘Pink Pacific’ EP today; see them at Bottom of the Hill tonight

Listen to Killer Whale’s ‘Pink Pacific’ EP today; see them at Bottom of the Hill tonight

One of my favorite finds of 2015 was Killer Whale, the project of San Francisco's Thomas Johnson. His releases were a fusion of genres centered around psychedelic rock that [...]

By |February 9, 2016|Comments Off on Listen to Killer Whale’s ‘Pink Pacific’ EP today; see them at Bottom of the Hill tonight
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    Survival Guide to play The Chapel with The John Brothers Piano Company

Survival Guide to play The Chapel with The John Brothers Piano Company

In what is probably one of the most eclectic line-ups I've seen in a while, electronic/vocal-centric group Survival Guide will join The John Brothers Piano Company at The Chapel [...]

By |February 8, 2016|Comments Off on Survival Guide to play The Chapel with The John Brothers Piano Company
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    EXCLUSIVE: Bonnie & The BANG BANG premiere new track, “Darlene”

EXCLUSIVE: Bonnie & The BANG BANG premiere new track, “Darlene”

Oakland's Bonnie & The BANG BANG have captured what it means to recreate and redefine a quintessential 90's and UK pop sound. It having been over two years since the group's [...]

By |February 8, 2016|Comments Off on EXCLUSIVE: Bonnie & The BANG BANG premiere new track, “Darlene”
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    Electronic trio Exray’s to join Push the Feeling DJs for special release party at SF Underground

Electronic trio Exray’s to join Push the Feeling DJs for special release party at SF Underground

Exray's are back. You may know them from their work on the score of David Fincher's The Social Network, but this San Francisco trio is pushing the boundaries of art and music [...]

By |February 5, 2016|Comments Off on Electronic trio Exray’s to join Push the Feeling DJs for special release party at SF Underground