Teenager – "The Shadow (What Luck)"

Berkeley's Teenager is the solo project of Bevan Herbekian, who has been most recently playing in M. Lockwood Porter's band and had previously fronted The 21st Century (which also [...]

By |December 30, 2013|1 Comment
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    Premiere: The Canyon Rays release holiday EP 'Christmas in California'

Premiere: The Canyon Rays release holiday EP 'Christmas in California'

The Canyon Rays meld '60s California pop with modern indie themes for this year's four-track holiday EP. The four-piece group, led by songwriter/producer and San Francisco native Luke Hamel, shuttles between [...]

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    ICEWATER album release show with Eleanor Friedberger at Cafe Du Nord

ICEWATER album release show with Eleanor Friedberger at Cafe Du Nord

This Friday may be one of your last chances to catch a great show at San Francisco's historic Cafe Du Nord, as the century-old building faces new ownership and [...]

By |December 19, 2013|Comments Off on ICEWATER album release show with Eleanor Friedberger at Cafe Du Nord

Virgil Shaw and The Killer Views drop 'New Mid City'

Singer-songwriter Virgil Shaw recently released a new LP entitled New Mid City, with his longtime band The Killer Views again joining him in the studio for what is a [...]

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Interview: Nate Mercereau transcends with A Million Billion Dying Suns

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A Million Billion Dying Suns, the project of San Francisco's Nate Mercereau, released its debut Strawberry EP last month. Nate is a busy dude - just last [...]

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Sunny Jim Brown releases self-titled debut

San Francisco's Sunny Jim Brown has played banjo with The Parmesans, Tell River, and local punks Nothington, but a desire to front his own project led to the release [...]

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Dominique Leone releases song a day for (almost) a year

San Francisco's Dominique Leone spent much of 2013 making your simple album or EP release seem passe. Leone released a song every day since January 1 on his [...]

By |December 16, 2013|Comments Off on Dominique Leone releases song a day for (almost) a year

Danny James headed to Cafe Du Nord

Previously available only on cassette, Danny James (previously of The Cuts) is releasing his debut LP Pear on Burger Records soon. Stream the collection of widescreen psych-pop in its [...]

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Get to know Wolf Collage

Hayward native Rodney Brown, aka Wolf Collage, created his debut EP Suburbia Space Program after a falling out with a close friend left him feeling lost. "Suburbia Space Program [...]

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Kelly McFarling releases covers EP, 'Others'

San Francisco's Kelly McFarling just released an EP of covers, Others, featuring reworks of Whitney Houston, Tom Petty, and others. Covers can be tricky - too often the singer [...]

By |December 11, 2013|Comments Off on Kelly McFarling releases covers EP, 'Others'

Video Premiere: Casey Chisholm – "Wondering"

The Bay Bridged is stoked to premiere the video for "Wondering" from Oakland one-man-band Casey Chisholm. The song is featured on his new split EP with Tabor Mountain, entitled [...]

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Cocktails – "Friday"

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Patrick Clos, the primary songwriter for Cocktails, brings a blue-collar Midwestern sentimentality to much of his work, and God bless him for it. Whether he's singing about [...]

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