• Tricky presents Skilled Mechanics at The Independent, by Ian Young
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    Photos: Tricky with plenty of Skilled Mechanics at The Independent

Photos: Tricky with plenty of Skilled Mechanics at The Independent

Tricky (photo: Ian Young)

Trip-hop pioneer Tricky brought his Skilled Mechanics, a collaborative project featuring The Wild Bunch's DJ Milo and touring drummer Luke Harris, to the The Independent for two [...]

By |October 26, 2016|2 Comments
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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Sunflower Bean, Preoccupations and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Sunflower Bean, Preoccupations and more

(illustration: Cassidy Miller)

To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email contest@thebaybridged.com with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re [...]

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Diarrhea Planet dedicates end of fall tour to West Coast

Since forming six years ago in a Nashville garage, six piece punk rockers Diarrhea Planet have honed their sound, which is self-described "pop through a heavy metal filter," and [...]

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Oakland’s Blackwülf meld fear and fantasy

Blackwülf. (photo: Raymond Ahner)

...just in time for Halloween.

Words by Juan Alvarado Valdivia

Blackwülf is an Oakland-based heavy metal quartet who are true rock ‘n’ roll throwbacks. With crunchy riffs, [...]

By |October 25, 2016|1 Comment
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    Video Premiere: The worlds of Myachi and Kenneth Anger collide in Kid Trails’ “The Side”

Video Premiere: The worlds of Myachi and Kenneth Anger collide in Kid Trails’ “The Side”

Kid Trails is the solo outlet for Oakland's Patrick Jeffords, who you may recognize as a member of Toro y Moi's touring band. "The Side" is the first track [...]

By |October 25, 2016|Comments Off on Video Premiere: The worlds of Myachi and Kenneth Anger collide in Kid Trails’ “The Side”
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    What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Oct 24 – 27

What’s Happening This Week? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Oct 24 – 27

Catch Sweater Beats at the Mezzanine on Thursday.

Monday, October 24
JPNSGRLS @ Hard Rock Cafe at Pier 39
Travel to the piers to dance along with Vancouver garage rock quartet JPNSGRLS.

Holy [...]

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  • Letters to Cleo at the Rickshaw Stop, by Patric Carver
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    Photos: Letters to Cleo return to the stage at Rickshaw Stop

Photos: Letters to Cleo return to the stage at Rickshaw Stop

Letters to Cleo (photo: Patric Carver)

Last Friday night saw Letters to Cleo kill it at the Rickshaw Stop to an enthusiastic crowd.  Opener Allison Weiss played a great set of [...]

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Review + Photos: Kishi Bashi brightens up The Fillmore

Kishi Bashi (photo: Jon Ching)

Kishi Bashi and Busman's Holiday sold out The Fillmore Friday night to one of the friendliest, fun-hearted crowds I've had the pleasure to be a part of [...]

By |October 24, 2016|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Kishi Bashi brightens up The Fillmore
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    Blitzen Trapper looking back on impressive catalog with show at The Independent

Blitzen Trapper looking back on impressive catalog with show at The Independent

In 2008, Portland freak-folk group Blitzen Trapper released Furr, a pastiche of psych, Americana, roots, and lo-fi tunes that garnered the band widespread critical acclaim. The highlight of that [...]

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Bay Area faves PWR BTTM returning to Rickshaw

PWR BTTM, the guitar-and-drum punk rockers from New York, are on a cross-country tour that will bring them to Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco on November 9 with fellow Bard [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Oct 21 – 23

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Oct 21 – 23

Every day's a dance party with of Montreal, who come to The Fillmore on Sunday.
Friday, October 21
Kishi Bashi @ The Masonic
Kishi Bashi's newest album release, Sonderlust, is a disco [...]

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The Pixies kick off world tour in Santa Cruz

The Pixies are standing up to the monster that is 2016 and refusing to die.

After solidifying a new lineup following the 2013 departure of Kim Deal, the Boston band [...]

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