Premiere: Watch Rich Girls' video for "Sink Like Stones"

Luisa Black, formerly of The Blacks, has a new solo project called Rich Girls, and she's dropping her first release under that moniker, an EP entitled The One I [...]

By |October 31, 2013|Comments Off on Premiere: Watch Rich Girls' video for "Sink Like Stones"
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    Giveaway: Win a copy of Coo Coo Birds' new album 'Psychedelic Warrior'

Giveaway: Win a copy of Coo Coo Birds' new album 'Psychedelic Warrior'

At long last, Coo Coo Birds are releasing their sophomore album Psychedelic Warrior on November 23, and Jonny, Chuck, and Ryan are offering ten readers of The Bay Bridged [...]

By |October 30, 2013|Comments Off on Giveaway: Win a copy of Coo Coo Birds' new album 'Psychedelic Warrior'

Never Knows releasing "Still Life" 7-inch on Sleep Genius

Mysterious San Francisco electronic artist Never Knows is releasing a new 7-inch record in November via local label Sleep Genius. The new song, called "Still Life", reveals a darker [...]

By |October 29, 2013|Comments Off on Never Knows releasing "Still Life" 7-inch on Sleep Genius

Xiu Xiu to release album of Nina Simone covers

San Jose's Xiu Xiu will be releasing an album of Nina Simone covers on December 3 via Graveface. Jamie Stewart had the idea for the reorienting Simone's classics into [...]

By |October 29, 2013|Comments Off on Xiu Xiu to release album of Nina Simone covers

Watch One Hundred Percent's video for "Devil In Me"

San Francisco's One Hundred Percent is set to release their debut full-length All Teeth and Nails via 20 Sided Records on November 5, and the trio has a new [...]

By |October 25, 2013|Comments Off on Watch One Hundred Percent's video for "Devil In Me"
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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Mike Donovan, The Head and the Heart, Poliça, Moonface)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Mike Donovan, The Head and the Heart, Poliça, Moonface)

Mike Donovan (photo: Christian Faustus)

Jason: Following Sic Alps' dissolution earlier this year, frontman Mike Donovan has struck out on his own, releasing his solo debut Wot last week on [...]

By |October 25, 2013|1 Comment

Video: The New Trust – "Refined (Part 1)"

Santa Rosa's The New Trust make what they call "love songs"—but on first listen, you might not get that impression. The band makes decidedly loud and sludgy indie rock, [...]

By |October 25, 2013|Comments Off on Video: The New Trust – "Refined (Part 1)"
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    White Fence first in Castle Face's new Live in San Francisco series

White Fence first in Castle Face's new Live in San Francisco series

Castle Face Records label head and SF luminary John Dwyer, fed up with live recordings that lacked a certain je ne sais quoi, had the idea to record some [...]

By |October 24, 2013|1 Comment
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    Clipd Beaks playing 'Lost Offerings' EP release show in Oakland

Clipd Beaks playing 'Lost Offerings' EP release show in Oakland

Oakland's Clipd Beaks have returned with a new EP called Lost Offerings, out now on Moon Glyph. The band will be performing live at a cassette release show on [...]

By |October 23, 2013|Comments Off on Clipd Beaks playing 'Lost Offerings' EP release show in Oakland

CCR Headcleaner releases debut LP

It’s not an unpredictable occurrence that somewhere along the line of garage rock revival, the fuzz genre would mate with psychedelia. From there the diehards and grunge heads would [...]

By |October 22, 2013|Comments Off on CCR Headcleaner releases debut LP
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    Dan Casey drops "Playing Games" from upcoming LP 'Empty City'

Dan Casey drops "Playing Games" from upcoming LP 'Empty City'

Dan Casey, the brain behind Berkeley-based electronic project Yalls, is taking a different approach to his self-titled project.

A far cry from his experimental dance-ready tracks, the upcoming LP Empty City (out October [...]

By |October 21, 2013|Comments Off on Dan Casey drops "Playing Games" from upcoming LP 'Empty City'

Botanist debuts experimental track "Tillandsia"

In anticipation of his upcoming split release with Palace of Worms, San Francisco's own black metal outfit Botanist has released the frenzied album cut "Tillandsia" via Revolver Magazine.

The Botanist is [...]

By |October 21, 2013|Comments Off on Botanist debuts experimental track "Tillandsia"