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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
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    Rexx Life Raj wraps 2017 with second album debut, “Father Figure 2: Flourish”

Rexx Life Raj wraps 2017 with second album debut, “Father Figure 2: Flourish”

Faraji Wright is living his best Rexx Life on his new record, "Father Figure 2: Flourish". Better known as Rexx Life Raj, the Berkeley rapper has spent 2017 doing [...]

By |November 17, 2017|Comments Off on Rexx Life Raj wraps 2017 with second album debut, “Father Figure 2: Flourish”
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    ‘Evaluate What You Tolerate’: new comp collects Bay Area political punk

‘Evaluate What You Tolerate’: new comp collects Bay Area political punk

Evaluate What You Tolerate is the name of a new, two-part compilation raising money for the Anti-Police Violence Project, a Bay Area coalition striving to reduce state-led violence against [...]

By |October 23, 2017|Comments Off on ‘Evaluate What You Tolerate’: new comp collects Bay Area political punk
  • 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
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    Just Rese’s “Groov” isn’t just for dance floors in video premiere

Just Rese’s “Groov” isn’t just for dance floors in video premiere

The tension is high at the start of Just Rese's music video for his latest single, "Groov," but the air soon turns funky as the rhythm (and whatever blurred-out [...]

By |September 27, 2017|Comments Off on Just Rese’s “Groov” isn’t just for dance floors in video premiere
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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
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    Video Premiere: Sob Stories, “I Don’t Know About Love”

Video Premiere: Sob Stories, “I Don’t Know About Love”

If you've been to many shows in the Bay over the past few years, there's a good chance you've seen Joel Cusumano perform. He's been a member of Cocktails, [...]

By |September 11, 2017|Comments Off on Video Premiere: Sob Stories, “I Don’t Know About Love”

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”
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    Once & Future Band release new single, headline Independent tomorrow night

Once & Future Band release new single, headline Independent tomorrow night

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Coming back to they Bay Area from their East Coast arena tour with Tool, Once & Future Band have a new video for their second single — "Rolando" [...]

By |August 25, 2017|1 Comment

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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    Loose Grip Records joins Ghost Ship relief efforts with benefit compilation

Loose Grip Records joins Ghost Ship relief efforts with benefit compilation

(cover art by John Felix Arnold III)

Last winter, the artist collective and living space know as Ghost Ship burned down in a tragic fire that claimed the lives of 36 [...]

By |August 14, 2017|Comments Off on Loose Grip Records joins Ghost Ship relief efforts with benefit compilation