WHY?’s new manager, Blake Maxwell

WHY? is releasing a 10-part series of videos to promote their new album Eskimo Snow which will be released on September 22nd through Anticon in the U.S. and Tomlab [...]

By |September 16, 2009|Comments Off on WHY?’s new manager, Blake Maxwell

Faun Fables opens for Dirty Three this weekend

This weekend the mesmerizing instrumental trio Dirty Three visits from the Down Under to play Great American Music Hall with opener Faun Fables (Oakland). Singer-songwriter Dawn McCarthy embeds dark, [...]

By |September 16, 2009|Comments Off on Faun Fables opens for Dirty Three this weekend

The On Land Festival is this weekend

Please note: the flyer above is slightly incorrect, as the early show is on Saturday, not Sunday.

Tarentel - "Everybody Fucks With Somebody" (from Ghetto Beats On The Surface Of [...]

By |September 14, 2009|Comments Off on The On Land Festival is this weekend

Chris Garneau coming to Cafe Du Nord

Chris Garneau - "We Don't Try" (La Blogotheque session)

For a guy whose music has been featured in a bunch of TV shows, I'm a little shocked that Chris Garneau [...]

By |September 11, 2009|Comments Off on Chris Garneau coming to Cafe Du Nord

The Lovemakers: new album out now on iTunes, play The Independent Friday

When I heard about The Lovemakers' second full-length album, its title, and the band's turbulent history of personal and record label relationships, the opening monologue of High Fidelity immediately [...]

By |September 9, 2009|Comments Off on The Lovemakers: new album out now on iTunes, play The Independent Friday

First Friday @ Uptown: Wallpaper, Battlehooch, free!

Show up early and you'll be rewarded -- with $2 PBRs between 6 and 9pm. This Friday, The Uptown in Oakland is throwing "First Friday" with live music [...]

By |September 2, 2009|Comments Off on First Friday @ Uptown: Wallpaper, Battlehooch, free!

The Hundred Days’ Knockout Residency

The Hundred Days - "Out Of Nowhere"

SF quartet The Hundred Days will be holding down The Knockout every Thursday in September. The band's got a little bit of [...]

By |August 31, 2009|2 Comments

Video: Regional Bias @ The Verdi Club

Regional Bias - By: Fenny Kuo

Although it happened about a month ago we wanted to thank everyone who helped make Regional Bias a huge success. For those of [...]

By |August 27, 2009|Comments Off on Video: Regional Bias @ The Verdi Club

Jonesin’ – “Rollerskates”

Jonesin' - "Rollerskates"

We were really heartbroken when Master/Slave ended, particularly because the band's Scandal album ended up so criminally overlooked in the aftermath. In M/S leader Matt Jones' [...]

By |August 26, 2009|4 Comments

SF supergroup venerates the =w= @ BotH Thursday

Nostalgic albums -- they cause the ear to tingle upon the first note of the first song and once soundtracked every moment of a period of your life. Call [...]

By |August 26, 2009|Comments Off on SF supergroup venerates the =w= @ BotH Thursday

The Dodos kick off OSL @ the Rickshaw Wednesday

...Did you hear that?....

Yes, that was the collective sigh of relief as Bay Area indie fans realized The Dodos are almost back in town after the long time they [...]

By |August 25, 2009|12 Comments

Petracovich – “Life is Short” (unreleased; live video)

Petracovich - "Life is Short" from The Bay Bridged on Vimeo.

Petracovich performed at Amnesia on August 13th to celebrate the release of her new album, Crepusculo. This song [...]

By |August 24, 2009|Comments Off on Petracovich – “Life is Short” (unreleased; live video)