Sponsored: Phum Viphurit invents T-pop at Mezzanine

The list of Thai musicians that have made it in the States is startlingly, depressingly short. In fact, outside of committed music nerds who keep a watchful eye on [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Peach Kelli Pop, Lumerians and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Peach Kelli Pop, Lumerians and more

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To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email contest@thebaybridged.com [...]

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Representing: The true debut of Sour Widows

“Nirvana. Radiohead. Weezer. A lot of jazz.” Members of Sour Widows are listing some of their biggest influences. Bouncing ideas off each other. There’s a calm and friendly dynamic [...]

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Alex Lahey comes up from down under to the Independent

(Photo: Callum Preston)

Alex Lahey’s sophomore LP, The Best of Luck Club, is filled with those power-punk anthems she’s known for but this time with a little more sophistication. Songs are [...]

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Photos: Orville Peck at Swedish American Hall

Orville Peck (photo: Ria Burman)

The Swedish American Hall was packed, sweaty and country hoe-down ready for Orville Peck, who dazzled with tassels and ballads tinged with '80s Dead or [...]

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Boy Scouts release new single and video, “Hate Ya 2”

Just in time for their fall US tour, Boy Scouts have released a new single and accompanying video "Hate Ya 2."

Raised in California's Central Valley, Boy Scouts (also known [...]

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Video Premiere: Aish’s “Joy and Sorrow”

Ahead of his forthcoming album, The Sex Issue (MCV Records) Aish just released his new music video for “Joy and Sorrow” and it is a truly captivating piece. The [...]

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    Album Premiere: Slugger head for home on ‘Let The Good Times Rot’

Album Premiere: Slugger head for home on ‘Let The Good Times Rot’

Slugger from left to right: Robert McLean, Hezekiah Donaghy, Alex Vargas, Josiah Donaghy

It’s a muggy late-summer evening in south Santa Rosa. As the four members of Slugger dutifully distribute [...]

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Band Art with Harry Nordlinger

What first caught our eye about artist Harry Nordlinger was the album artwork he did for San Francisco band Schlotman. Earlier this year, the band released their first LP [...]

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Sheer Mag’s power-pop gets heavy at the New Parish

Artwork by Robert Beatty

Sheer Mag’s new album A Distant Call hits the stands August 23...and might we suggest starting with “The Killer” if you want a sweet taste? It’s [...]

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ICYMI: The Octopus Literary Salon is closing

(photos courtesy of The Octopus Literary Salon)

The Bay Area community of artists lets out a sorrowful sigh as The Octopus Literary Salon announces the closing of its doors at [...]

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    Premiere: Roam Mendocino with Lady Fair Cigarettes in “How Did I Get Into This Bikini?”

Premiere: Roam Mendocino with Lady Fair Cigarettes in “How Did I Get Into This Bikini?”

Last week, we brought you the video for "Two Tylers" from Oakland's Tyler Holmes, and promised you another project of theirs within the next week. Today we have the [...]

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