Stream Bosse-de-Nage’s All Fours’ right now

Local black metal band Bosse-de-Nage's latest, All Fours, comes out tomorrow on Profound Lore (with The Flenser releasing the vinyl), but you can stream it in its entirety below.

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By |April 13, 2015|Comments Off on Stream Bosse-de-Nage’s All Fours’ right now
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    Winter Break to release debut LP next month on Asian Man Records

Winter Break to release debut LP next month on Asian Man Records

(album art: Carolina)

Mark Chen, Aaron Kovacs, and Matt Gomez played music together for half a decade under the name Summer Vacation. In 2014, that band parted ways with guitarist/vocalist [...]

By |April 13, 2015|Comments Off on Winter Break to release debut LP next month on Asian Man Records
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    Bandcamp’s first City Guide spotlights Oakland: Bells Atlas, Waterstrider, Kid Trails, and more

Bandcamp’s first City Guide spotlights Oakland: Bells Atlas, Waterstrider, Kid Trails, and more

Recently, Oakland's music scene has been raking in the national press. In February, it was Fantastic Negrito delivering the winning video for NPR's Tiny Desk Concert contest filmed inside of a freight train: "behind [...]

By |April 10, 2015|Comments Off on Bandcamp’s first City Guide spotlights Oakland: Bells Atlas, Waterstrider, Kid Trails, and more
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    WATERS drops What’s Real, hit the road (watch their performance on Conan!)

WATERS drops What’s Real, hit the road (watch their performance on Conan!)

 
WATERS has just a little bit going on right now. The band's sophomore album What's Real – frontman Van Pierszalowski's second under this moniker and his first with a [...]

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    Ceremony releases two-track video from upcoming album ‘L-Shaped Man’

Ceremony releases two-track video from upcoming album ‘L-Shaped Man’

By a band’s fifth studio album, it’s likely they’ve gone through a transformation or two, and North Bay locals Ceremony are no exception. In anticipation of the release of [...]

By |April 7, 2015|1 Comment
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    Video Premiere: Lee Bob & The Truth – “Mission Breakdown”

Video Premiere: Lee Bob & The Truth – “Mission Breakdown”

Photo: Kaitlyn Miller

We've been in love with Lee Bob & The Truth’s "Mission Breakdown" since we first shared it with you late last year. Now they're releasing a video [...]

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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Interview: Carlos Forster on Disasters

I love the music Bay Area kids are making these days, but lately, I'm finding more and more of my favorites are from artists on the "second wave" of [...]

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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

Oakland’s Renais debuts with two-song demo

(photo: Senny Mau)

Forming in the late fall of 2014, Renais are a trio from Oakland who play frantic punk that leans toward screamo but also draws heavily on jazz [...]

By |March 30, 2015|Comments Off on Oakland’s Renais debuts with two-song demo