Giveaway: Surfer Blood @ The Independent this Tuesday

That band that loves to swim in reverb, also known as West Palm Beach, FL indie rockers Surfer Blood, are playing the Independent this Tuesday in support of their [...]

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    Giveaway: Okkervil River returns to SF Tuesday at The Fillmore

Giveaway: Okkervil River returns to SF Tuesday at The Fillmore

Okkervil River (photo: Ben Sklar)

Austin-based Okkervil River is touring North America in support of their seventh studio album The Silver Gymnasium, out September 3 via ATO Records. The band's [...]

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Song Premiere: Sleepy Sun – "The Lane"

We're big fans of Sleepy Sun here at the Bay Bridged - this is not news. In fact, we like them so much that we booked them to perform [...]

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Song Premiere: The Y Axes – "Nothing With You"

San Francisco's The Y Axes have debuted "Nothing With You", the first single off their upcoming full-length, Sunglasses & Solar Flares, to be released later this year.

For the uninitiated, [...]

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    New York City's SKATERS cruise to Berkeley with Palma Violets

New York City's SKATERS cruise to Berkeley with Palma Violets

Earlier this month, New York City's SKATERS kicked off a West Coast tour with London's indie rock sweethearts, Palma Violets, and they're making a stop in the Bay Area [...]

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Video: Casey Chisholm – "Pick Me Up"

Oakland's Casey Chisholm just released a video for "Pick Me Up" off his split cassette with Arcata's Tabor Mountain. Like much of Chisholm's work, the track is forlorn and [...]

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Sleepy Sun creeps into darker territory with new 7"

Three albums deep, the psych rock and rollers of Sleepy Sun recently dropped their latest tune "11:32," from their new self-titled 7-inch out now via Dine Alone Records. Along with [...]

By |October 16, 2013|Comments Off on Sleepy Sun creeps into darker territory with new 7"

Brass Magic – "Peacebone" (Animal Collective cover)

Brass Magic, as the name suggests, is a band of brass (and woodwind) instruments. However, they aren't what you'd typically expect from a brass band - this isn't New [...]

By |October 15, 2013|1 Comment

Wymond Miles' 'Cut Yourself Free' streaming now

Not long after the release of first single "Night Drives," and just in time for the record's official release on October 15th via Sacred Bones, Wymond Miles' Cut Yourself [...]

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Rustangs – 'Rustang' LP

Do you like your surf rock with layers of fuzz everywhere? If you do, you need to give San Francisco's Rustangs a listen. Rustangs started out as a "moped [...]

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    Upstairs Downstairs drops self-titled LP, video for "Parkas Indoors"

Upstairs Downstairs drops self-titled LP, video for "Parkas Indoors"

San Francisco's Upstairs Downstairs released their self-titled sophomore LP on October 1 via City-based label 20 Sided Records. The quintet – consisting of Tory Ford (vocals, guitar), Kyle McGraw [...]

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    Tony Molina drops 'Six Tracks E.P.' on Matador (stream "Breakin' Up")

Tony Molina drops 'Six Tracks E.P.' on Matador (stream "Breakin' Up")

Local rising star Tony Molina has a new record out on Matador as part of the legendary indie label's Singles Going Home Alone subscription series. The album, which has [...]

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