Premiere: The Union Trade – “Drakes Passage”

The Bay Bridged is proud to premiere the first single from The Union Trade’s forthcoming new album, A Place of Long Years, out on February 3 via local label [...]

By |January 9, 2015|Comments Off on Premiere: The Union Trade – “Drakes Passage”

Listen to three songs from The Dodos’ new album

Plenty of bands are exhausted -- both physically and creatively -- by the time the finish making a new record. Not so with The Dodos, however. Shortly after finishing [...]

By |January 8, 2015|Comments Off on Listen to three songs from The Dodos’ new album
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    Stream O Presidente’s sophomore full length Crazy Swells; album release party Saturday at Bottom of the Hill

Stream O Presidente’s sophomore full length Crazy Swells; album release party Saturday at Bottom of the Hill

Almost two years after returning to the Bay Area following graduation from Wesleyan University, the members of O Presidente are back with their second full length album, a nine-track [...]

By |January 8, 2015|Comments Off on Stream O Presidente’s sophomore full length Crazy Swells; album release party Saturday at Bottom of the Hill
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    The Bay Bridged & Gold Robot Records Present: Monster Rally & Jay Stone’s LP release show

The Bay Bridged & Gold Robot Records Present: Monster Rally & Jay Stone’s LP release show

The Bay Bridged is happy to announce that we will be partnering with Gold Robot Records to present the release show for LA beatmaker Monster Rally (aka Ted Feighan) [...]

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  • Lee Bob & The Truth, "I Won't Let The Hate In"
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    Lee Bob & The Truth – “Let The Hate In (I Won’t)” b/w “Every 28 Hrs In America (Silent Night)”

Lee Bob & The Truth – “Let The Hate In (I Won’t)” b/w “Every 28 Hrs In America (Silent Night)”

The recent grand jury decisions not to prosecute white police officers accused of killing unarmed black men in Ferguson and Staten Island shocked a large portion of the country, [...]

By |January 7, 2015|Comments Off on Lee Bob & The Truth – “Let The Hate In (I Won’t)” b/w “Every 28 Hrs In America (Silent Night)”

Waterstrider – “White Light”

I have a hunch that if anyone else had written “White Light”, the first single off of Waterstrider’s upcoming album Nowhere Now, the guitar riff in the chorus would [...]

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Ring in the New Year with a Bells Atlas Residency

Oakland's Bells Atlas is wasting no time making the new year a busy one, with a month-long residency at ERA Art Bar & Lounge. Joining the rhythmic pop stylings [...]

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Stoned and Alone: Oakland’s Toner drops self-titled LP

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Oakland’s Samuelito Cruz is well versed in the Bay Area music scene. Having been involved in a variety of local Bay projects, including Happy Diving and [...]

By |December 23, 2014|2 Comments

Get To Know: Royal Oakie Records and Tapes

Oakland's Royal Oakie Records and Tapes has been around since 2011, but they are poised for an especially busy 2015. Founded by David Glassebrook of Deep Ellum and Yasamine [...]

By |December 19, 2014|Comments Off on Get To Know: Royal Oakie Records and Tapes

Field Medic tells off the Grim Reaper

Kevin Sullivan has had a busy year - playing shows both solo as Field Medic and as the frontman for Rin Tin Tiger, starting a label, and releasing a [...]

By |December 18, 2014|Comments Off on Field Medic tells off the Grim Reaper

Avant-garde trash rock: Urthdance cassette release

Urthdance is abrasive and explosive. It sounds very angry, like something that has been kept in a tiny box, but is now ready to come out into the world. [...]

By |December 18, 2014|1 Comment
  • 2014 Holiday Compilation
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    Premiere: Listen to bAd bAd’s “¿Dónde Está Santa’s Claws?” from our Holiday Compilation; donate now to support Bay Area music

Premiere: Listen to bAd bAd’s “¿Dónde Está Santa’s Claws?” from our Holiday Compilation; donate now to support Bay Area music

The Bay Bridged’s first ever fundraiser is still going strong, as we seek your support so that we can continue to provide a critical platform for local musicians through [...]

By |December 17, 2014|Comments Off on Premiere: Listen to bAd bAd’s “¿Dónde Está Santa’s Claws?” from our Holiday Compilation; donate now to support Bay Area music