Music and Mortality: King Willow, “Settled”

It's not a coincidence that King Willow's "Settled" sounds like a drinking song. The central theme of the song is not having your shit together. Everyone feels like they're [...]

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Music and Mortality: Scott Ferreter, “Dad’s Chest”

In case you haven't noticed, death is a big deal in the Bay Area this week. As ReImagine: End of Life gets underway, we're proud to present our latest [...]

By |April 18, 2018|1 Comment
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    Music and Mortality: Arturo Rodriguez and Awesöme Orchestra, “Kyrie”

Music and Mortality: Arturo Rodriguez and Awesöme Orchestra, “Kyrie”

Like most of us, composer Arturo Rodriguez didn't know how to best express the magnitude of his sorrow when he first heard about the Ghost Ship fire in late [...]

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Jane Handcock gets vulnerable with her new video

Watch Oakland R&B singer Jane Handcock cruise around the East Bay in a vintage convertible in her new video “My N***a.” The song is a refreshingly vulnerable and long [...]

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Video Premiere: Swiftumz, “Game Six”

Swiftumz released a 7" single "Game Six" on Fruits and Flowers late last year, and today we're pleased to share the accompanying visuals for "Game Six," shot and directed [...]

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Pink Pigs bring out the slime in new video

"Imagine if the Beatles had a daughter. And she had a baby with Nirvana. Then that baby drank a six pack of beer. Pink Pigs is that drunk baby," [...]

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Ezra Furman premieres “Suck The Blood From My Wound”

Hello, it's me again, The Bay Bridged's sort of accidental authority on all things Ezra Furman.

The Berkeley resident is back with a video for "Suck the Blood From My [...]

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Music and Mortality: Avi Vinocur, “Blizzard”

When Avi Vinocur's Goodnight, Texas bandmate's father — a New Jerseyan, the kind of character you couldn't write, and, most importantly, one of Avi's closest friends — died, he [...]

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Video Premiere: Sloth & Turtle, “Toys”

Goldeneye 64: it's basically the millennial's version of chess.

Instrumental quartet Sloth & Turtle have tapped (literally) into some crazy musical terrain during the last few years. Seamlessly blending math-rock, [...]

By |March 23, 2018|Comments Off on Video Premiere: Sloth & Turtle, “Toys”
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    Kat Robichaud’s “Song for David Bowie” is a tear-jerking tribute

Kat Robichaud’s “Song for David Bowie” is a tear-jerking tribute

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For anyone who loved Major Tom, this song rings about as true as it gets. From the first feeling of being radically accepted by David Bowie's music, [...]

By |March 22, 2018|Comments Off on Kat Robichaud’s “Song for David Bowie” is a tear-jerking tribute

Music and Mortality: Rachel Lark, “This Year”

A show of hands: How many of you ended up crying/screaming/releasing a tidal wave of emotions the night of November 8, 2016, regardless of who you voted for?

Rachel Lark's [...]

By |March 15, 2018|Comments Off on Music and Mortality: Rachel Lark, “This Year”
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    New music video for “Sun” sets tone for Unlikely Heroes’ upcoming EP

New music video for “Sun” sets tone for Unlikely Heroes’ upcoming EP

Oakland-based Unlikely Heroes just released the music video for "Sun," setting the tone for the band’s upcoming self-titled EP. According to lead vocalist Enon Gaines, the EP, which was [...]

By |March 8, 2018|Comments Off on New music video for “Sun” sets tone for Unlikely Heroes’ upcoming EP