Review: My First Earthquake, The Downer Party, The Attachments @ Rickshaw, 6/17

Photos by: Anna Gazdowicz

My First Earthquake has a gift for humor that is tricky to achieve in song. Last Thursday at the Rickshaw Stop they released their new EP, [...]

By |June 21, 2010|Comments Off on Review: My First Earthquake, The Downer Party, The Attachments @ Rickshaw, 6/17

Video: All Saints Day (Vivian Girls/Cat Power) cover New Order at debut show 6/13

All Saints Day - "Age of Consent" (New Order cover) at The Independent 6/13 from The Bay Bridged on Vimeo.
All Saints Day, a coterie featuring members of Vivian Girls [...]

Review: Berkeley World Music Festival 6/5/2010

I arrived just as Khi Darag! were taking the stage in People's Park. The name is Armenian for 'disgraceful scoundrel'. The San Francisco based, seven member band [...]

By |June 10, 2010|Comments Off on Review: Berkeley World Music Festival 6/5/2010

Review: The Blank Tapes, Roy G. Biv and The Mnemonic Devices, The Amblers @ Grant and Green 6/3

My kind patrons at The Bay Bridged indulged my request to wander just a step off the beaten path and up to North Beach to catch up with The [...]

By |June 7, 2010|Comments Off on Review: The Blank Tapes, Roy G. Biv and The Mnemonic Devices, The Amblers @ Grant and Green 6/3

SF Popfest Review: All Girl Summer Fun Band, Still Flyin’, and Cars Can Be Blue – Rickshaw Stop 5/29

I've been to the Rickshaw Stop. Love the place. But SF Popfest - with all my time in the Bay, this was still something new to me [...]

By |June 3, 2010|4 Comments

Review and Photos: The Tyde, My Teenage Stride, Math & Physics Club, Devon Williams @ Rickshaw 5/30

Five out-of-town bands closed out Popfest on Sunday night to a modest but attentive crowd at the Rickshaw Stop. I came in during opener Devon Williams' set, catching the [...]

By |June 3, 2010|Comments Off on Review and Photos: The Tyde, My Teenage Stride, Math & Physics Club, Devon Williams @ Rickshaw 5/30

SF Popfest Review: Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, Nodzzz, Antarctica Takes It!, English Singles 5/28

Photos by: Nicole Browner

Drinking beer with ice and having nothing for sale, Sacramento's English Singles opened the night and tore through a short but very satisfying set of sweet [...]

By |June 2, 2010|Comments Off on SF Popfest Review: Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, Nodzzz, Antarctica Takes It!, English Singles 5/28

Review: Tune-Yards, Social Studies, Eux Autres, Knight School at Popfest, Rickshaw Stop 5/27/10

Photos by: Nic Buron

SF Popfest 2010 kicked off with a split bill of sorts at The Rickshaw Stop. NYC's Knight School and Eux Autres, from SF, offered variations on [...]

By |June 1, 2010|Comments Off on Review: Tune-Yards, Social Studies, Eux Autres, Knight School at Popfest, Rickshaw Stop 5/27/10

Review: Birds & Batteries, Judgement Day, Sister Crayon @ Rickshaw 5/28

Photos by: Irja Elisa

In a city with heavy feet, three bands expertly got the kids dancing at the Rickshaw Stop last Friday. Spinning Platters presented a lineup that was [...]

By |May 31, 2010|Comments Off on Review: Birds & Batteries, Judgement Day, Sister Crayon @ Rickshaw 5/28

Review: Kacey Johansing’s album release show, 5/19 at the Rickshaw Stop

Kacey Johansing - "Oh, Brother"

On Wednesday 5/19/2010, the Rickshaw Stop hosted a night of bands coming together to toast San Francisco singer/songwriter Kacey Johansing and the release of her debut [...]

By |May 25, 2010|2 Comments

Ian Curtis Memorial Show, Elbo Room, May 19th

Last Wednesday, May 18th, marked the 30th anniversary of the untimely suicide of Joy Division's Ian Curtis. Tortured by depression, a seizure disorder, a broken marriage and pressures [...]

By |May 24, 2010|Comments Off on Ian Curtis Memorial Show, Elbo Room, May 19th

Review: Fun., Audrye Sessions, Heartsounds at Slim’s 5/14

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Seeing a show headlined by a band called Fun. leads you to go into it with a certain set of expectations -- primarily that there's going to [...]

By |May 18, 2010|Comments Off on Review: Fun., Audrye Sessions, Heartsounds at Slim’s 5/14