• OMD @ Regency Ballroom 4/12/13 - photo by Paige K. Parsons
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    Review, Photos & Video: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Diamond Rings @ Regency Ballroom, 4/12/13

Review, Photos & Video: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Diamond Rings @ Regency Ballroom, 4/12/13

Photos by Paige K. Parsons

Following Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark’s show at the Regency Ballroom Friday evening, no one could claim that that frontman-bassist Andy McCluskey was phoning it [...]

By |April 15, 2013|1 Comment
  • The Postal Service @ Mondavi Center 4/10/13
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    Review & Video: On experiencing The Postal Service's 'Give Up' a decade after it was one's favorite album @ Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, 4/10/13

Review & Video: On experiencing The Postal Service's 'Give Up' a decade after it was one's favorite album @ Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, 4/10/13

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When The Postal [...]

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  • Mac DeMarco @ Rickshaw Stop 4/3/13 - photo by Tim Draut
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    Review & Photos: Mac DeMarco, Trails and Ways, Cocktails, Calvin Love @ Rickshaw Stop, 4/3/13

Review & Photos: Mac DeMarco, Trails and Ways, Cocktails, Calvin Love @ Rickshaw Stop, 4/3/13

The scene at Rickshaw Stop on Wednesday night was much different than on September 14, 2012, the first time Mac DeMarco headlined the venue. Last year's Friday night gathering [...]

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Review: Jamie Lidell, Empress Of @ The Independent, 3/29/13

Typically, a sold out show at the Independent is a shoulder-to-shoulder rowdy good time: drunk fans yell and cheer, bodies sway, merriment ensues. Even more often, a bombastic light [...]

The Boulevard Ear, 3/30/13 – The Rounds

Welcome back to the Boulevard Ear, a regular feature on The Bay Bridged, where our man about town examines a community's live music offerings. What is it like to [...]

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Review & Photos: Caveman at The Independent 3/26/13

On March 26th, NYC's Caveman continued on their SxSW-induced tour with a headlining performance at the Independent with Portland's Pure Bathing Culture and local opener Steakhouse. Although not completely [...]

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    Review & Photos: KUSF in Exile benefit with Carlton Melton, Disappearing People @ The Lab, 3/29/13

Review & Photos: KUSF in Exile benefit with Carlton Melton, Disappearing People @ The Lab, 3/29/13

For many, KUSF - one of only two decent SF independent radio stations alongside KPOO - disappeared overnight, leaving a dull, queasy unease about the subpar state of broadcast [...]

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    Photos & Review: Fuzz, Acid Baby Jesus, Las Ardillas, Hellshovel, Los Vigilantes @ The Stork Club, 3/27/13

Photos & Review: Fuzz, Acid Baby Jesus, Las Ardillas, Hellshovel, Los Vigilantes @ The Stork Club, 3/27/13

Las Ardillas, from San Juan, Puerto Rico. Sponsored by PBR now in 24oz. alcoholic size, sold out of pink vinyl before I could reach for the cash. [...]

By |March 29, 2013|2 Comments

Review: Wavves, FIDLAR @ Bottom of the Hill, 3/22/13

Both hailing from Los Angeles, Wavves and FIDLAR are probably two of the most divisive bands currently making music. Critics are torn, fans are torn: are they genuinely as [...]

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    Review: Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band, Sea Wolf @ The Fox Theater, 3/20/13

Review: Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band, Sea Wolf @ The Fox Theater, 3/20/13

Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band swung through The Fox last Wednesday night as part of their 39-date North American tour in support of Ritter's latest release, The [...]

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  • Iceage @ Rickshaw Stop 3/25/13 - photo by Nicole L. Browner
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    Review & Photos: Iceage, Merchandise @ Rickshaw Stop, 3/25/13

Review & Photos: Iceage, Merchandise @ Rickshaw Stop, 3/25/13

Photos by Nicole L. Browner

The Danish post-punk group Iceage pounded their way through an intense set on Monday night at the Rickshaw Stop. Draped in a blue darkness occasionally [...]

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Review & Photos: Brisket, Sex and Beerland….SXSW 2013

Home 72 hours, the 5 days in Austin seem like a blurry wet dream. For the live music obsessive there is no substitute. ALL of these featured [...]

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