Video: Introducing Terry Malts (the post-punk’s punk), who have an upcoming release on Slumberland

Terry Malts @ The Knockout 4/3/11 from The Bay Bridged on Vimeo.

The odds are slim that you've seen or heard about Terry Malts unless you rest on a peripheral [...]

Backseat Beat Episode 10: Hate Factory, part 1

Backseat Beat is a video series highlighting indie musicians and the city by the Bay. Armed with Flip cameras, we interview bands in the back seat of our ‘83 [...]

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Recommended, 4/11-4/17: Foxtails Brigade, Lumerians/Wire, The Blank Tapes/Kacey Johansing, and Record Store Day

Every Monday, we'll be offering you early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the [...]

By |April 11, 2011|Comments Off on Recommended, 4/11-4/17: Foxtails Brigade, Lumerians/Wire, The Blank Tapes/Kacey Johansing, and Record Store Day

Operation: Restore Maximum Freedom Festival XI: Kites Sail High, Zach Hill, R. Stevie Moore + more

Photo: Deependdriver

On May 14, Operation: Restore Maximum Freedom, the annual anti-festival festival, holds its eleventh celebration of independent music. O:RMF is hosted by the Sacramento-Davis community station KDVS 90.3 [...]

Video: Yours Truly + Audyssey = The Neighborhood (Shlohmo)

From Yours Truly:

In this opening episode of The Neighborhood — Audyssey and Yours Truly’s new series offering intimate glimpses of local musicians at home in their hoods — the [...]

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Video: The Soft Moon – “Into the Depths”

Here's an intense new video from The Soft Moon, directed by William Joines. Below, a video of the band performing this song last week live in SF.

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SomaFM celebrates 11 years of independent online radio at the Indy 4/7/11 with Tycho and Inu

Eleven years of independent online radio is no laughing matter. SomaFM first took to the online airways back in 2000 with "Drone Zone," "Groove Salad" and "Secret Agent" stations, [...]

By |April 6, 2011|Comments Off on SomaFM celebrates 11 years of independent online radio at the Indy 4/7/11 with Tycho and Inu

Recommended, 4/4-4/10: Papercuts, The Wrong Words, The Dodos, and more

Every Monday, we'll be offering you early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the [...]

Silian Rail schedule spring tour, at El Rio on 4/6/11

Have you heard Silian Rail's Parhelion, out on Parks and Records? How about . . . and I you, to pieces, via 500 Records? Both are pretty fantastic, [...]

By |April 1, 2011|Comments Off on Silian Rail schedule spring tour, at El Rio on 4/6/11

Videos of Noise Pop 2011: The Soft Moon, Geographer, Best Coast and more

I had a particularly hard time as a photographer during Noise Pop this year. An attentive audience can get a little agitated by a person, credentialed or not, [...]

By |March 31, 2011|Comments Off on Videos of Noise Pop 2011: The Soft Moon, Geographer, Best Coast and more

Hear Suicide Dragons’ short songs at a final show tonight

Local punk/rock band Suicide Dragons have their final show tonight at The Stork Club (8pm, $5, 21+), with Speed Goat and Straight Ups. If you enjoy nervy songs [...]

By |March 30, 2011|Comments Off on Hear Suicide Dragons’ short songs at a final show tonight

Thursday Night: KUSF Benefit at Milk; KUSF in Exile streaming online

The SHE'S - "Surfer Boys"

If you are a little cynical, you might have expected the Save KUSF movement to start out with a lot of outrage that would gradually [...]

By |March 29, 2011|2 Comments