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    Ticket Giveaway: 20 Sided Records Compilation Release Parties presented by The Bay Bridged

Ticket Giveaway: 20 Sided Records Compilation Release Parties presented by The Bay Bridged

As we told you earlier this month, 20 Sided Records is dropping a compilation entitled "These Strange Days" on September 3, and the San Francisco-based label is teaming up [...]

By |August 23, 2013|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: 20 Sided Records Compilation Release Parties presented by The Bay Bridged

The New Thoreaus at the Starry Plough this Saturday

We at The Bay Bridged have been holding out on you. Behold, The New Thoreaus! Born in Oakland in 2007 as a group of musical Special Ed [...]

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Video Premiere & Interview: Bill Baird – "Lost at Sea"

Bill Baird, whom we introduced you to shortly before the release of his double LP Spring Break of the Soul, is one of the more fascinating characters in the [...]

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    Lemme Adams celebrate record release show with Cool Ghouls and Black Cobra Vipers, 8/22/13

Lemme Adams celebrate record release show with Cool Ghouls and Black Cobra Vipers, 8/22/13

Lemme Adams is a San Francisco-based outfit that weaves together sunny surf rock, grungy garage rock and unexpected elements of funk. Led by Jesse Lemme Adams, musician, humanitarian and [...]

By |August 21, 2013|Comments Off on Lemme Adams celebrate record release show with Cool Ghouls and Black Cobra Vipers, 8/22/13
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    Hella Local at DNA Lounge with Main Attrakionz, Friendzone, Chad Salty

Hella Local at DNA Lounge with Main Attrakionz, Friendzone, Chad Salty

Keepin' it local this weekend and looking for the party? Head to DNA Lounge on Friday, August 23 for some Hella Local beats from Main Attrakionz, Friendzone, and DJ [...]

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    Chasms celebrate new 'Riser' EP with release show at Warm Leatherette

Chasms celebrate new 'Riser' EP with release show at Warm Leatherette

San Francisco duo Chasms released a new EP Riser this week via Dream Recordings, and Warm Leatherette is throwing a release show for the band this Friday, August 23 [...]

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Wymond Miles announces new LP + North American tour

Wymond Miles of The Fresh & Onlys proved himself a proficient and poignant songwriter on his 2012 debut solo album Under the Pale Moon. Written and recorded over the span [...]

By |August 20, 2013|Comments Off on Wymond Miles announces new LP + North American tour

Unstrung releases 'Sucking Fun In The Fucking Sun' EP

Unstrung is three-quarters of the band Mud Mouth, which disbanded when one of its members "had a nervous breakdown." Unstrung's Alex Petralia tells me the band is "growing up" [...]

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Wreck and Reference released 'No Content' 7" in May

Sacramento's Wreck and Reference dropped a new 7-inch "No Content" (stylized CONTENT) on SF label The Flenser back in May. The album's two tracks, "Absurdities & Echoes" and "Abhorrence", [...]

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Tree covers "Karma Police" — EP out now on R&S Records

About a year ago Oliver Tree Nickell, aka Tree, was a student at SF State and a self-proclaimed "SoundCloud kid" when R&S Records founder Renaat Vandepapeliere discovered his SoundCloud [...]

By |August 19, 2013|1 Comment
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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Steel Cranes, Sam Flax, Pond, Pelican, Yung Lean)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Steel Cranes, Sam Flax, Pond, Pelican, Yung Lean)

Jason: After hearing "Boat Song", the lead single off Steel Cranes' upcoming debut LP Ouroboros, I was hooked by their heavy as all get-out sound. Now, the Oakland duo [...]

By |August 16, 2013|Comments Off on Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Steel Cranes, Sam Flax, Pond, Pelican, Yung Lean)
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    Video: The Dodos perform new song "The Ocean" at Tiny Telephone with Yours Truly

Video: The Dodos perform new song "The Ocean" at Tiny Telephone with Yours Truly

The Dodos & Magik*Magik Orchestra "The Ocean" from Yours Truly on Vimeo.

The Dodos are ramping up for the release of their fifth album and Polyvinyl debut, Carrier, out [...]

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