Michael & The Strange Land – “Specter”

Michael & The Strange Land have carved out a distinct sound over the course of the last year and a half, with the release of their aptly named EP's [...]

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Tis the season for Jingle Boyz

Every year about this time, San Francisco's Adam Healton gives us the most precious gift of all: the gift of music from Jingle Boyz. This year brings us the [...]

By |December 11, 2014|2 Comments

China releases The Wall

The newly formed China is an Americana outfit featuring a talented group of Bay Area veterans: Jeff Moller, Michael James Tapscott, Raphi Gottesman, and Dominic East have joined forces [...]

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    Premiere: Listen to Cocktails’ “Tis The Season” from our Holiday Compilation; donate now to support Bay Area music

Premiere: Listen to Cocktails’ “Tis The Season” from our Holiday Compilation; donate now to support Bay Area music

Last week, The Bay Bridged launched its first ever fundraiser, asking for your support as we remain committed to providing a critical platform for local musicians through our award-winning [...]

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Get to Know: Innings

Not long ago, we told you about Hafner, a bunch of baseball obsessed dudes who played hella loud music. Turns out there's another local band that's both obsessed with [...]

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Get to Know: Before the Brave

The first time you hear Before The Brave’s latest single "Free", you'll wonder why this inexorably catchy folk/rock/pop song hasn't been played to death on the radio alongside Mumford [...]

By |December 5, 2014|1 Comment

Sylvie Simmons: A heroine for our times

As we stumble towards 2015 with our pathetic iPhone habit we could really use a hero. Sylvie Simmons was born in London, but she has lived in the [...]

By |December 5, 2014|1 Comment

Get to Know: Stalls

If 2014 has taught us anything, it's that there's a lot of damn good rock and roll coming out of Oakland, and new band Stalls is no exception. Stalls [...]

By |December 4, 2014|1 Comment

Frozen Folk play final show this Friday

Bad news, Oaklanders: Friday marks the end of Frozen Folk. For good.

Frozen Folk has been a favorite of ours for the last few years, and we're sad to see [...]

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Get to Know: White White Wolf

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White White Wolf is a folk project fronted by San Francisco's Chistopher Drellow, who said he rented the cheapest cabin he could find in tiny Paxton, CA [...]

By |December 2, 2014|1 Comment

Album Premiere: The Classical – Diptych

The Classical, a San Francisco duo fronted by Juliet E. Gordon with Britt Ciampa manning the drums, have released their first new album since moving to the city about [...]

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December’s Featured Album: Happy Diving – Big World

Here are two things I learned about Happy Diving, whose new album, Big World, is our featured album on The Bay Bridged for December. First, the East Bay band [...]

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