Weekend Picks: Jan. 1st-4th

Our weekly picks for some great live local music. Take a listen to some of these bands in our streaming audio player…

Thursday:

- Squeeky Rice (EP release), Religious Girls and [...]

By |January 1, 2009|Comments Off on Weekend Picks: Jan. 1st-4th

Best of 2008: Anna Gazdowicz of The Deli SF on The Heavenly States’ Delayer

My relationship to music changed pretty significantly after I took over editing duties at the Deli SF in March 2008. What opened up before me with this new concentration [...]

By |December 30, 2008|2 Comments

Best of 2008: Tartufi on Low Red Land’s Dog’s Hymns

The Details: Recorded [mostly] at The Hanger in Sacramento with engineer Robert Cheek tweaking the "knobs" and yanking on 'levers" - oh and manning the sound board [...]

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Best of 2008: Dylan Travis of Man/Miracle on The Hospitals’ Hairdryer Peace

The Hospitals write songs. This is important because if you manage to get a copy of their (sold out) new record, Hairdryer Peace, you might initially confuse this [...]

By |December 29, 2008|Comments Off on Best of 2008: Dylan Travis of Man/Miracle on The Hospitals’ Hairdryer Peace

Tuesday Night: The Bay Bridged on KZSU!

For the second year in a row, I'm pleased to join Adrian from ipickmynose on KZSU 90.1FM on Tuesday night, December 30th, for a "Best of the Bay Area" [...]

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Best of 2008: Julie Schuchard of Tricycle Records on The Morning Benders’ Talking Through Tin Cans

For years I have been watching The Morning Benders grow up. They have a genuine talent for writing pop that casts a dizzy intoxication much like The Shins and [...]

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Best of 2008: Will Benham of New and Used Records on Geographer’s Innocent Ghosts

I will remember 2008 as the year Bay Area music was put back on the map, thanks to the national attention showered on the likes of The Dodos, Birdmonster [...]

By |December 26, 2008|Comments Off on Best of 2008: Will Benham of New and Used Records on Geographer’s Innocent Ghosts

Best of 2008: Jon Bernson of Ray’s Vast Basement & Window Twins on Odd Nosdam’s Pretty Swell Explode

In the future, it will become known that David Madson spent the better part of his life on a hijacked Soviet probe, transmitting 3D images back to Earth. When [...]

By |December 26, 2008|4 Comments

Merry Christmas from The Bay Bridged!

The Bay Bridged Editors and Staff would like to wish all of our readers a Happy Holidays and a very Merry Christmas. We are off celebrating and relaxing with [...]

By |December 25, 2008|Comments Off on Merry Christmas from The Bay Bridged!

Best of 2008: Maus Haus on Andy Tisdall’s Cotton Cannibals

Andy Tisdall is a member of Little Teeth, a band that put out a great year-end list record with Child-Bearing Man. But Andy's solo album, Cotton Cannibals, quietly self-released [...]

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Best of 2008: Ben Thorne of Low Red Land on Dame Satan’s Beaches and Bridges

2008 found a number of fantastic local albums seeing release (and one, Tartufi’s Nests of Wave and Wire, seeing a delay that only means it will be my favorite [...]

By |December 23, 2008|Comments Off on Best of 2008: Ben Thorne of Low Red Land on Dame Satan’s Beaches and Bridges

Best of 2008: Pete Gidlund of Winter’s Fall on Birds & Batteries’ I’ll Never Sleep Again

I love a record that’s a tough one to crack. And speaking of eggs, you gotta have some huevos to lead your album off with a Neil Young [...]

By |December 23, 2008|Comments Off on Best of 2008: Pete Gidlund of Winter’s Fall on Birds & Batteries’ I’ll Never Sleep Again