Spooky Mansion share “Torture” from forthcoming LP

(photo: Kristin Cofer)

San Francisco's Spooky Mansion are back with a brand-new track "Torture" off their forthcoming LP Alright. As usual, the track is dominated by Grayson Converse's impassioned wails [...]

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Photos: Fischerspooner at the Regency Ballroom

Fischerspooner (photo: Jon Bauer)

Electroclash mega-group Fischerspooner gave a performance that looks like it can't be described in words at the Regency Ballroom last week, on March 14, 2018.

We'll let the variety of [...]

By |March 19, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Fischerspooner at the Regency Ballroom

Kid Queen premiere two new singles

This past Monday, indie pop project Kid Queen released two new tracks in advance of their showcase at SXSW. If you love Florence and the Machine and Blood Orange, [...]

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    Premiere: Van Goat’s swing-punk “Willie the Weeper” electrifies

Premiere: Van Goat’s swing-punk “Willie the Weeper” electrifies

Van Goat is making a name for itself as one of San Francisco's funnest bands. Their newest release, "Willie the Weeper," a ska-styled swing-punk take on the classic tune, [...]

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Photos: Antibalas at the Chapel

Antibalas (photo: Scott Russell)

Photos and Words by Scott Russell

Antibalas, a 12-piece Afrobeat "orchestra" as they call themselves, certainly knows how to get a crowd moving. Along with impeccable sound from [...]

By |March 16, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Antibalas at the Chapel

Bon Voyage, Robert!

(photo: Norm deVeyra)

I'm going to be very up front with you, dear reader: Robert makes it look easy.

Robert Alleyne has been a photographer for The Bay Bridged for two [...]

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    Californicorns release new album at Great American Music Hall next week

Californicorns release new album at Great American Music Hall next week

Next Thursday, funk-rock band Californicorns headline Great American Music Hall to release their newest album, Warm Oakland Nights. Originally the in-house band of beloved local performance arts mecca PianoFight, [...]

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    Tijuana Panthers bringing lo-fi surf-rock sound to the Chapel

Tijuana Panthers bringing lo-fi surf-rock sound to the Chapel

Tijuana Panthers have left behind teaching in their Long Beach classrooms to appear as the special guest for neighboring OC based band, the Garden, on a US tour (full [...]

By |March 15, 2018|Comments Off on Tijuana Panthers bringing lo-fi surf-rock sound to the Chapel

Photos: Jassi Sidhu at Public Works

Jassi Sidhu (photo: Robert Alleyne)

British Bhangra singer Jassi Sidhu visited San Francisco on Saturday for a night of nonstop Bhangra beats and dancing until early in the morning. Public Works [...]

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Music and Mortality: Rachel Lark, “This Year”

A show of hands: How many of you ended up crying/screaming/releasing a tidal wave of emotions the night of November 8, 2016, regardless of who you voted for?

Rachel Lark's [...]

By |March 15, 2018|Comments Off on Music and Mortality: Rachel Lark, “This Year”

Photos: Bria Skonberg at SFJAZZ

Bria Skonberg (photo: Ria Burman)

Bria Skonberg brought sultry and strong jazz-jumping tunes to SFJAZZ Sunday night, performing classics and originals with her band. Taking the trumpet to both ends of the [...]

By |March 14, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Bria Skonberg at SFJAZZ

B & The Hive is buzzing through California

(photo: Colton Haynes)

Locally grown B & The Hive is buzzing through North Bay venues this spring, providing enchanting melodies for a carefree night out with friends, old and new. [...]

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