Radiation City (Portland) covers "Fly Me To The Moon"

Portland's Radiation City is an experimental dream pop outfit with decade-blending sound and a killer lead vocalist in Lizzy Ellison. The band has pulled off unconventional moves, like covering Outkast's [...]

By |March 19, 2013|1 Comment
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    Poliça announces US tour dates, including Santa Cruz and SF shows in April

Poliça announces US tour dates, including Santa Cruz and SF shows in April

A year after releasing the violent yet celebratory and bittersweet debut album Give You the Ghost, Poliça has transformed from a Minneapolis-based bedroom project to an internationally renowned and respected [...]

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Makeunder set to play first live show at El Rio, 3/23/13

San Francisco's Makeunder began in Hamilton Ulmer's childhood home in rural California, where he recorded his entire debut with a laptop mic, a violin, a saxophone, and drums. The [...]

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DonCat – "Ride On"

DonCat, the solo project of Duncan Nielsen, is taking a bit of a unique approach to crowd funding for his first album. From his website:

In this brave year of [...]

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Brother Pacific – "Give it to Me"

San Francisco's own Brother Pacific is an Americana rock project that creates an infectious country-tinged fusion of folk and indie rock music. The band released its second EP, Give it to Me, last [...]

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Hear Chaz Bundick's Les Sins' new 12", "Grind"/"Prelims"

Chaz Bundick may have just recently released Anything In Return, the third LP of his main moniker Toro Y Moi, but he is already back in action and offering [...]

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Bears! Bears! Bears! – "I Guess We're Both Lonely"

Bears! Bears! Bears! are one of those bands that I dearly love, but wish would have considered the search-engine ramifications of potential names before deciding on the one they [...]

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    We Became Owls, Paige and the Thousand, Kristian Rodriguez @ Awaken Cafe, 3/15/13

We Became Owls, Paige and the Thousand, Kristian Rodriguez @ Awaken Cafe, 3/15/13

Paige & the Thousand

Despite seemingly every band on Earth being in Austin this week for SXSW, there are still a lot of great shows here in the Bay Area. [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway: Christopher Owens at The Palace of Fine Arts, 3/23/2013

Ticket Giveaway: Christopher Owens at The Palace of Fine Arts, 3/23/2013

In just a few short weeks, San Francisco will be welcoming home one of it's most beloved local artists: Christopher Owens. After burrowing himself into the city's music landscape [...]

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The Bay Bridged is headed to South by Southwest!

Several of us are headed down to South by Southwest today, and we'll be covering the sights and sounds of Austin on Twitter and Instagram (@thebaybridged) for the rest [...]

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Teenage Sweater become latest addition to Tricycle Records

Imagine if New Wave had a kid brother. A kid brother who ran laps around a playground's swing set but was still kind of morose on the inside. Teenage [...]

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Morgan Manifacier – "Cold Countries"

File this one under ‘one to watch’: Oakland-via-France songwriter Morgan Manifacier has dropped his first single, “Cold Countries,” from his upcoming record Hues and Calm. A darker-than-dark waltz made [...]

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