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    Oakland’s Long Knives to play record release show at Thee Parkside with Prawn and Frameworks

Oakland’s Long Knives to play record release show at Thee Parkside with Prawn and Frameworks

 
Long Knives are a band with members from across the Bay Area who play a nostalgic mix of pop-punk and indie that reminds me of The Get Up Kids – [...]

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    Al Lover remixes Jordannah Elizabeth’s “A Prayer for Black America”

Al Lover remixes Jordannah Elizabeth’s “A Prayer for Black America”

Al Lover’s remix of Jordannah Elizabeth’s "A Prayer for Black America" sways along with uneasy optimism, teetering at the intersection of dance, soul, and psychedelia, not unlike the achingly beautiful original. The song [...]

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Creative Adult – “Ring Around The Room”

Record Store Day mania returns this Saturday, and one of the most compelling reasons to wake up early and head over to your local shop is the new single [...]

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New electro-pop from Trails and Ways – “Skeletons”

At long last, Oakland quartet Trails and Ways is going to release the band's debut album, Pathology, on Barsuk Records, joining the likes of Death Cab, Mates of State, [...]

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The Sandwitches announce new (and final) release, Our Toast

The Sandwitches have been quiet for the past few years; in fact, there hasn't been much action from the spooky garage group since 2012-ish. As we continue to plow [...]

By |April 16, 2015|Comments Off on The Sandwitches announce new (and final) release, Our Toast

Portland’s Lost Lander to play Brick & Mortar Music Hall

Portland's Lost Lander will be coming on over to San Francisco this week to promote their most recent album, Medallion.

The album is an dream-alternative-rock mix, from the synth-driven "Gemini" that features an electronic bass [...]

By |April 7, 2015|Comments Off on Portland’s Lost Lander to play Brick & Mortar Music Hall

Premiere: Listen to The Y Axes’ new song “Monsters”

The Y Axes, the self-proclaimed "space pop" band, are back with a new song called "Monsters," and you can listen to it here.

The track is a catchy pop-indie-rock single that [...]

By |April 3, 2015|1 Comment

Premiere: Phosphene – “Be Mine”

 
Each member of Phosphene contributed in their own unique way to the creation of the Oakland-based trio's new single, "Be Mine", which premieres today exclusively on The Bay Bridged.

"It [...]

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Vanwave – “Can You See”

Photo: Matthew Reamer Photography

Vanwave has been on my radar for a little over a year, when I first heard their haunting take on "Didn't Leave Nobody but the Baby" [...]

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    Vinyl Spectrum release “P.S. 118”, play Bottom of the Hill

Vinyl Spectrum release “P.S. 118”, play Bottom of the Hill

If you miss the halcyon days of mid-'00s garage rock, it would be in your best interest to check out San Francisco band Vinyl Spectrum's new single, "P.S. 118." [...]

By |March 31, 2015|1 Comment

Mikal Cronin shares “ii) Gold”

 
Even if you haven't, you've pretty much heard the first twelve seconds of Mikal Cronin's newest song, "ii) Gold". But not in a tired or trite way. It's more that the pushy riff [...]

By |March 27, 2015|Comments Off on Mikal Cronin shares “ii) Gold”

WAG releases new single “New Power”

Slacker rockers WAG have a new single out to get y'all warmed up for their slacker rocker-studded show at the Hemlock April 2 featuring Couches, Friends W/O Benefits and [...]