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    Photos: Silicon Valley Comic Con at the San Jose Convention Center

Photos: Silicon Valley Comic Con at the San Jose Convention Center

Adam Savage (photo: Jon Bauer)

Last weekend saw the inaugural Silicon Valley Comic Con take place at the San Jose Convention Center. Three days of featured guest speakers and celebrities such [...]

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Premiere: Golden Drugs ready ‘Sugar Water’

The first time I saw Golden Drugs was a year or so ago. At the time I thought they were a loud band — so loud that it felt [...]

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    Introducing The Back Room, a new acoustic music venue coming to Downtown Berkeley

Introducing The Back Room, a new acoustic music venue coming to Downtown Berkeley

Attention fellow Berkeley residents (and Bay Area music fans in general): there's a new music venue soon to be within our city limits in April, and it's called The [...]

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    Premiere: Listen to Bronze’s new ‘Live In San Francisco’ LP

Premiere: Listen to Bronze’s new ‘Live In San Francisco’ LP

Local trio Bronze is the latest band to receive the Live in San Francisco treatment from Castle Face Records, and, as you'll hear in the stream we're premiering below, [...]

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    This Week In PR: Songs we can’t stop listening to (also a volcano)

This Week In PR: Songs we can’t stop listening to (also a volcano)

Daniel Romano.
This Week In PR is a column curated by Victor Valle and Jody Amable, celebrating the press releases that caught our eye but we couldn't use. Here are [...]

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    Shay Roselip releases debut, ‘Ever Present Calm,’ on Gnome Life

Shay Roselip releases debut, ‘Ever Present Calm,’ on Gnome Life

Big Sur based Gnome Life Records has built up an impressive catalog of musicians who create dreamy music that feel as if they were all perfectly made for the [...]

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Chairlift approach the fire with ‘Moth’

Brooklyn synthpop-cum-R&B duo Chairlift are barreling full steam ahead, firing on all cylinders. In the last three years, Caroline Polachek (vocals, synths, drum machines, arrangements) and Patrick Wimberly (drums, [...]

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Into The Pit: Catapult The Dead

Catapult the Dead is one of those heavy metal bands that reminds you why its called heavy metal. Their droning, crushing compositions are forces of myth and nature, Hephaestus's [...]

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    Cougar on a Meth Binge releases debut full length, ‘Light in You’

Cougar on a Meth Binge releases debut full length, ‘Light in You’

We've really enjoyed following the growth of Oakland's Cougar on a Meth Binge, who first grabbed our attention with sweet, banjo-laced lo-fi recordings posted to soundcloud. They've released a [...]

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  • Natalia Lafourcade at The Regency Ballroom, by Robert Alleyne
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    Photos: From Mexico to the Bay, Natalia Lafourcade serenades the Regency Ballroom

Photos: From Mexico to the Bay, Natalia Lafourcade serenades the Regency Ballroom

Natalia Lafourcade (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Mexican singer-songwriter Natalia Lafourcade has a number of albums under her belt, and whether you know her or not she gave a passionate performance at the Regency Ballroom with support [...]

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The Bay Bridged is hiring interns!

Be like these cool kids — work with us!

We’re hiring interns! The Bay Bridged is seeking interns from April to July 2016 to support editorial, graphic design, social media, [...]

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Presenting Methyl Ethel, a psych band I’m not annoyed by

There's usually something about psych-rock bands that freaking annoys me, mostly the fact that they can't seem to get away from a time in which they didn't even exist. [...]

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