SOB x RBE announces debut album ‘Gangin’

SOB x RBE, one of the most exciting new hip-hop groups in the country, much less the Bay, just announced the release of their debut proper album Gangin, set [...]

By |February 7, 2018|Comments Off on SOB x RBE announces debut album ‘Gangin’
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    Bicontinental band Dry Erase plays the Knockout Friday night

Bicontinental band Dry Erase plays the Knockout Friday night

Oakland's Rob Miller is always doing something you should know about. As the brain behind Vacant Stare Records, he's introduced us to loads of new local bands. You can [...]

By |January 25, 2018|Comments Off on Bicontinental band Dry Erase plays the Knockout Friday night
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    Celebrate the release of Joseph Childress’s self-titled LP

Celebrate the release of Joseph Childress’s self-titled LP

Photo: Michael Bordelon

Last month, Joseph Childress released his first full-length album in a long time, his self titled LP on local favorites Empty Cellar Records. Childress' most recent release [...]

By |November 29, 2017|Comments Off on Celebrate the release of Joseph Childress’s self-titled LP

The World release ‘First World Record,’ play NYE show

Oakland's The World has been one of our favorites here at The Bay Bridged for quite some time, and we were quite excited to get our hands on their [...]

By |November 20, 2017|Comments Off on The World release ‘First World Record,’ play NYE show

New Music: Naked Beast featuring members of Crime

This Friday, Friday the 13th, the first record from Naked Beast will be released on Oakland's very own Guitars & Bongos! Have a listen and buy the record HERE. [...]

By |October 12, 2017|Comments Off on New Music: Naked Beast featuring members of Crime
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    Parentz share “LoseCTRL,” playing Great American Music Hall with Tennyson

Parentz share “LoseCTRL,” playing Great American Music Hall with Tennyson

It's finally Friday, and you know what that means: another sexy single from Bay Area duo PARENTZ courtesy of Popgang Records. The series of weekly digital releases has been [...]

By |September 29, 2017|Comments Off on Parentz share “LoseCTRL,” playing Great American Music Hall with Tennyson
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    Burner Herzog releases ‘Wonderful American’ on Death Records

Burner Herzog releases ‘Wonderful American’ on Death Records

Photo: Caroline Hamel

According to legend, Burner Herzog was born under an Oakland new moon while Jasper Patrick Leach (Brasil and several others) was recording "Dark Places," a song on [...]

By |September 21, 2017|Comments Off on Burner Herzog releases ‘Wonderful American’ on Death Records

Julia Lewis teams up with Elujay for “On the Regular”

Even though Julia Lewis has been permeating from Bay Area speakers for the better part of these last few years — think Rexx Life Raj’s “Handheld GPS” and a [...]

By |September 8, 2017|Comments Off on Julia Lewis teams up with Elujay for “On the Regular”

Bill Baird releases a pair of albums for morning and night

Local musician, experimental artist, and all-around brilliant guy Bill Baird has long been one of our favorites, whether he's inventing new instruments, creating an album with 11 billion possible [...]

By |August 25, 2017|Comments Off on Bill Baird releases a pair of albums for morning and night
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    The Classical releases a new cassette and says farewell tonight at Eli’s

The Classical releases a new cassette and says farewell tonight at Eli’s

The Classical has been one of our favorites since frontwoman Juliet Gordon moved to the Bay Area in 2013. Luckily, they're releasing a new cassette, Survival of the Softest, [...]

By |August 11, 2017|Comments Off on The Classical releases a new cassette and says farewell tonight at Eli’s
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    Premiere: Yea-Ming and the Rumours’ new 7″ and upcoming shows!

Premiere: Yea-Ming and the Rumours’ new 7″ and upcoming shows!

Yea-Ming and the Rumours have a brand new 7 inch out this month and you need it! Side A is "Baby Blue," and no, it is not a [...]

By |August 9, 2017|Comments Off on Premiere: Yea-Ming and the Rumours’ new 7″ and upcoming shows!

Get To Know: The Laytcomers

The Laytcomers have been around for several years, but they've only recently begun performing their honest, lo-fi no wave influenced songs live. They began as a quartet of Fremont [...]

By |August 1, 2017|Comments Off on Get To Know: The Laytcomers