Photos: Blood Orange at the Fox Theater

Blood Orange (photo: Ian Young)

Thursday night saw Blood Orange (Dev Hynes) perform at the Fox Theater, supporting his latest release Negro Swan. Empress Of opened and joined him on [...]

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Photos: Kali Uchis & Gabriel Garzon-Montano at the Warfield

Kali Uchis & Gabriel Garzon-Montano (photo: Ian Young)

It was a sold-out show at the Warfield for Kali Uchis and Gabriel Garzon-Montano. Quickly rising off her debut album this year, [...]

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Review + Photos: The Distillers at the Fox Theater

The Distillers (photo: William Wayland)

Words by Elaine Blakely

“In a city that swells with so much hate, you seem to rise above and take its place.” the Distillers are back together [...]

By |September 24, 2018|1 Comment
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    In Case You Missed It: Justin Seagrave’s debut “Between Lives”

In Case You Missed It: Justin Seagrave’s debut “Between Lives”

If a story is a thread, and a song is a woven web, Justin Seagrave's debut Between Lives is a museum-quality tapestry. Exquisite attention to production detail meets Seagrave's [...]

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    Check out ‘Leisure,’ the debut LP from Oakland’s Marbled Eye

Check out ‘Leisure,’ the debut LP from Oakland’s Marbled Eye

Since 2016, Oakland's Marbled Eye has been crafting tightly wound post-punk over a couple of EPs, and the band just released its first full length, Leisure, on Digital Regress. [...]

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Mix and match your calendar for Fall at the Fillmore

It's the most wonderful time of the year: Fall at the Fillmore returns with yet another stellar lineup of shows for the upcoming autumn months. We at The Bay [...]

By |September 21, 2018|Comments Off on Mix and match your calendar for Fall at the Fillmore
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Sept 21 – 23

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

Friday, September 21
Arcade Fire @ The Greek Theatre
Remember that year no one knew who Arcade Fire was? But seriously, if you miss them tonight, they're playing again on Saturday.

Suzanimal [...]

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Oakland-based R&B artist Leair debuts new song “You”

Oakland-based R&B artist Leair released his new single "You" which happens to be the perfect song to keep in mind for your Valentine's playlist. It's better to plan early, [...]

By |September 21, 2018|Comments Off on Oakland-based R&B artist Leair debuts new song “You”
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    Listen to RAYS’ new jangle-pop gem “Yesterday’s Faces”

Listen to RAYS’ new jangle-pop gem “Yesterday’s Faces”

RAYS' self-titled debut was one of 2017's highlights. The band's recently debuted "Yesterday's Faces," a wonderful two-minute slice of jangly pop, indicates that the upcoming You Can Get There [...]

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Photos: Ohmme at Rickshaw Stop

Ohmme (photo: Ian Young)

Rickshaw Stop was host to a fun, diverse selection of indie rock this last Wednesday, September 12, 2018. On the bill was San Francisco singer/songwriter Emily Afton, [...]

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Graham Coxon rolls into August Hall later this month

Were you a teenager, or middle-schooler, or did you have an older sibling around that age in the mid-'90s? Then you probably don't even need us to tell you [...]

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Making new myths with Ah Mer Ah Su

(photo: Jack Mannix)

It's the name of a Japanese Shinto goddess, in case you were wondering.

Well...it almost is. “I think it’s, like, a very traditionally urban Black African-American experience to [...]

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