• Fantastic Negrito at Stern Grove Festival, by Robert Alleyne
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    Fantastic Negrito announces new album ‘Please Don’t Be Dead’

Fantastic Negrito announces new album ‘Please Don’t Be Dead’

Grammy-winning blues artist Fantastic Negrito has announced his latest album, Please Don't Be Dead, out June 15. The Oakland-based musician's newest album comes at a time when discussions of [...]

By |April 10, 2018|Comments Off on Fantastic Negrito announces new album ‘Please Don’t Be Dead’
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    Duckwrth affiliate BayBoogy spends it all on new single, “LOTTO”

Duckwrth affiliate BayBoogy spends it all on new single, “LOTTO”

Fans of Duckwrth, 1-O.A.K., IAMSU!, andRayana Jay already know BayBoogy. The 24-year-old San Francisco native has acted as the backing guitarist for several local hip-hop and R&B acts, but [...]

By |April 6, 2018|Comments Off on Duckwrth affiliate BayBoogy spends it all on new single, “LOTTO”

Sam Johnson releases new pop single “Palm Trees”

San Francisco weather is warming up this week, just in time for Sam Johnson's breezy new beach-inspired pop song, "Palm Trees." This dreamy, upbeat tune is the first of [...]

By |March 27, 2018|Comments Off on Sam Johnson releases new pop single “Palm Trees”

Spooky Mansion share “Torture” from forthcoming LP

(photo: Kristin Cofer)

San Francisco's Spooky Mansion are back with a brand-new track "Torture" off their forthcoming LP Alright. As usual, the track is dominated by Grayson Converse's impassioned wails [...]

By |March 20, 2018|Comments Off on Spooky Mansion share “Torture” from forthcoming LP
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    Listen to High Sunn’s jangly new jam “Those Last Words”

Listen to High Sunn’s jangly new jam “Those Last Words”

In the gap between the release of his much-applauded EP Hopeless Romantic, 18-year old Justin Cheromiah, aka High Sunn, has tightened his talent for writing catchy, jangly guitar tunes [...]

By |February 27, 2018|Comments Off on Listen to High Sunn’s jangly new jam “Those Last Words”

Get To Know: Almas Fronterizas

(photo: Jaimes Rodriguez, styled by J.C. Luna of Barrio Dandy)

Almas Fronterizas is a band out of Oakland. They mostly sing in Spanish, but please don't use that to try [...]

By |February 8, 2018|Comments Off on Get To Know: Almas Fronterizas

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
  • Parentz at the DNA Lounge, by Robert Alleyne
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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