Ayla Nereo of Beatbeat Whisper solo @ Du Nord tonight

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When Ayla Nereo isn't playing music with her brother Davyd as Beatbeat Whisper, she's finding other channels of creativity, such [...]

HIJK album release + birthday bash @ Cafe du Nord Thursday

An Oakland band known as HIJK have been playing in and around the Bay Area since their early days as Hijack the Disco. Back in 2007, HIJK released The [...]

By |March 16, 2010|2 Comments

Tartufi – The Goodwill of the Scar EP

There are times when an allegedly "full length" album is so brief that it feels more like a glorified EP, and then there are times when an EP is [...]

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Media Monday: video sessions from Honeycomb, Railcars, Thao + Daytrotters

Every few weeks comes the necessary roundup of recent media that we'd love to share from Bay Area bands.

Merging gorgeous visuals with local independent music, One Night Music [...]

By |March 8, 2010|Comments Off on Media Monday: video sessions from Honeycomb, Railcars, Thao + Daytrotters

Noise Pop 2010: Sunday Preview

After the cavalcade of Noise Pop offerings on Saturday night, Sunday's got just two shows and handful of films.

Bottom of the Hill features an afternoon show with locals Dizzy [...]

By |February 27, 2010|Comments Off on Noise Pop 2010: Sunday Preview

P.O.S., Grieves, Budo and Dessa @ Bottom of the Hill 2/18

Enthusiastic hip-hop fans lined up, down, and around the block waiting patiently to pack into the sold out, all-ages P.O.S. show at Bottom of the Hill. Desperate fans took to panhandling for extra tickets, and countless sneak-in attempts and fake IDs were abound.
By |February 23, 2010|Comments Off on P.O.S., Grieves, Budo and Dessa @ Bottom of the Hill 2/18

Sade Sundays: Auditory Diaries from Venus – Volume 18

What conceited person hasn't thought of the inherent interest in his or hers personal "audio diary"? I know I have. As I clacked my skee balls together for luck [...]

By |February 21, 2010|2 Comments

Sade Sundays: Auditory Diaries from Neptune – Volume 53

I’ve considered uninstalling our doorbell after Mike exploited it upon his arrival. When the upstairs neighbor was kind enough to let him in (I imagine he rang both apts. [...]

By |February 21, 2010|Comments Off on Sade Sundays: Auditory Diaries from Neptune – Volume 53

Noise Pop 2010 Preview: The Film of Noise Pop

Always tagging lightly along with the overwhelming musical side of the festival, the film side of Noise Pop appears modest in comparison. However, the choice and caliber of Noise [...]

By |February 18, 2010|Comments Off on Noise Pop 2010 Preview: The Film of Noise Pop

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: !!!, P.E.E., Black Prairie, Sloan

Friday, February 19th: Sloan & HIJK @ Slim's

Sloan - "Believe"

To enter send an email to contest@thebaybridged.com with your full name and the phrase "I want to see Sloan!" [...]

By |February 17, 2010|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: !!!, P.E.E., Black Prairie, Sloan

Shredification: Live and Undead

This coming Tuesday, the city of New Orleans will be subsumed under the boozy cloud of Mardi Gras. Those still recovering from the Saints' feel-good Super Bowl win have [...]

By |February 15, 2010|Comments Off on Shredification: Live and Undead

Free music videos for local bands?

If you are in a Bay Area band, local filmmaker Eugenia Loli-Queru will not only shoot your music video, but she'll do it for free. That's right - free [...]

By |February 12, 2010|2 Comments