Annie Bacon plans new songs, launches Kickstarter campaign

Singer-songwriter Annie Bacon is planning to record two new songs alongside accompanying videos, songs full of the empathy and passion fans have come to associate with her music.

The first, [...]

Deerhunter at the Fillmore in words and pictures

Deerhunter (photo: Ian Young)

The show started like this: the Fillmore chandeliers dimmed from yellow to a dark glass color, the room now dark, and a recording of Bradford Cox reading Arthur Rimbaud's A [...]

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    Behind the Music: How local musicians are paying the bills (part five)

Behind the Music: How local musicians are paying the bills (part five)

The road may be narrow, but with purpose-driven passion, discomfort in mediocrity, and honing in on what makes you you, it is possible to discover. The road I speak [...]

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    “Mayday, M’aidez!”: Santa Cruz-based 88.9 KUSP in danger of shutting down

“Mayday, M’aidez!”: Santa Cruz-based 88.9 KUSP in danger of shutting down

Independent radio is to independent music as a mug is to coffee.

Yes, it’s possible to consume and serve multiple people without it, but it is certainly less burdensome to [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Joseph, Everyone is Dirty and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Joseph, Everyone is Dirty and more

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 entering in [...]

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Announcing the 2016 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival!

Exciting news: our annual Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival returns this summer! On July 9, 2016, San Francisco’s premier nonprofit festival showcasing San Francisco Bay Area music [...]

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    Slow Motion Cowboys release ‘In Exile/On the Mesa’ at Rickshaw Stop

Slow Motion Cowboys release ‘In Exile/On the Mesa’ at Rickshaw Stop

On Thursday, April 21, Slow Motion Cowboys will celebrate the release of their newest album In Exile/On the Mesa, as well as the birthday of Pete Fields - the [...]

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Derek Ted to release new solo LP on Wednesday

Derek Ted, frontman for San Francisco-based folk-rock trio Owl Paws, concludes his new solo album with a track called "Poison Poetry."

I can't think of a better way to describe [...]

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    Interview: King Woman on creating, mental illness, and feminism

Interview: King Woman on creating, mental illness, and feminism

I was having a slight panic attack while waiting, in a fancy cafe that I’ve previously ignored, for Kristina Esfandiari of King Woman and Miserable.

The night before had been [...]

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  • The Last Shadow Puppets at The Fillmore, by Brittany O'Brien
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    Impishness and Arrogance Entwine: A review of the Last Shadow Puppets at the Fillmore

Impishness and Arrogance Entwine: A review of the Last Shadow Puppets at the Fillmore

The Last Shadow Puppets (photo: Brittany O'Brien)

When did Alex Turner deviate so far into the beaten path? He flirted on the last Arctic Monkeys album cycle with the slick, snobbish [...]

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    Backing more “mature” sounding album, Wild Nothing play The Independent

Backing more “mature” sounding album, Wild Nothing play The Independent

After crafting two immaculate albums of whimsical dreampop tunes, Wild Nothing’s Jack Tatum has returned this year with what might be called his “mature” release, a term that is [...]

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Photos: The Arcs perform dreamily at the Fillmore

The Arcs (photo: Joshua Hernandez)

When he's not doing his day job as pumping out guitar licks and vocals for the Black Keys, Dan Auerbach has been busy fully supporting his [...]

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