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, [...]

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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

(photo: Mike Lloyd)

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, [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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    The Sh8peshifter’s “ABRACADABRAKAAFRIKA” encourages empowerment

The Sh8peshifter’s “ABRACADABRAKAAFRIKA” encourages empowerment

Zakiya Harris, an Oakland based activist, educator, and musician will soon be putting out new music under her musical persona, The Sha8peshifter. She's announced an upcoming EP, After Darkness, [...]

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    Things get scary in Love Jerks new music video “Scary Things”

Things get scary in Love Jerks new music video “Scary Things”

(photo: Desirée Pfeiffer)

Bryan Garza of Scissors for Lefty (vocals, guitar) and Rebecca Garza-Bortman of Happy Fangs and My First Earthquake (vocals, bass) are two jerks in love. So much [...]

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    Music and Mortality: The Singer and the Songwriter, “Sound and Light”

Music and Mortality: The Singer and the Songwriter, “Sound and Light”

Remember a few months ago when we made you all cry with videos of local musicians singing songs about death and grieving? We are here with more Music and [...]

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    Video Premiere: Alvie & The Breakfast Pigs want you to stand strong with “American Something”

Video Premiere: Alvie & The Breakfast Pigs want you to stand strong with “American Something”

San Francisco-by-way-of-Tempe, Arizona, rock and roll machine Alvie & The Breakfast Pigs wrote a new song about the American experience. Today, we're debuting the video for "American Something" -- [...]

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