Premiere: Garrett Pierce – "Crazy" (Seal Cover)

Northern California songwriter Garrett Pierce has been a Seal fan for a long time. Today, we're happy to premiere his version of "Crazy" -- a cover which comes with [...]

By |November 8, 2013|Comments Off on Premiere: Garrett Pierce – "Crazy" (Seal Cover)
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    Premiere: The Parson Red Heads serve up a VHS-inspired video for "Every Mile"

Premiere: The Parson Red Heads serve up a VHS-inspired video for "Every Mile"

Portland's psychy country rock troubadours The Parson Red Heads have graced Bay Area stages numerous times over the years. Their latest visit, to The Chapel this Friday night, finds [...]

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Premiere: Ghost and Gale – "Beautiful Lie"

Brodie Jenkins and David Luning credit their folksy musical style to their roots: before eventually establishing Ghost and Gale as an SF-based musical duo, both grew up in Sonoma [...]

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Meet Marcel of Marcel’s Music Journal

Marcel shows off his vinyl collection (Photo: Daniel Kielman)

In the late afternoon on a sunny Saturday, and Marcel’s * mother is fussing with her son’s hair — again. “I [...]

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Interview: Chatting with Charli XCX backstage at Slim's

It’s only been six months since English pop singer-songwriter Charli XCX released her first album, yet she’s already debuted a new song and video, and will soon complete her [...]

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    Interview: Upstairs Downstairs joining Social Studies for first night of residency

Interview: Upstairs Downstairs joining Social Studies for first night of residency

Upstairs Downstairs dropped the band's eponymous second album back on October 1 via David Mitchell's 20 Sided Records, producing what we previously dubbed "a gripping record from start [...]

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Oaktown Music Festival winners announced

The inaugural Oaktown Music Festival — which celebrates the best Oakland-based bands & solo artists — has announced this year's contest winners. The victors include Lila Rose (Best in Show) [...]

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    Giveaway: Family of the Year coming to the Gundlach Bundschu Winery

Giveaway: Family of the Year coming to the Gundlach Bundschu Winery

LA indie rock band Family of the Year is currently on tour, and they'l be performing an intimate show at the Gundlach Bundschu Winery in Sonoma on Friday, November [...]

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Premiere: Watch Rich Girls' video for "Sink Like Stones"

Luisa Black, formerly of The Blacks, has a new solo project called Rich Girls, and she's dropping her first release under that moniker, an EP entitled The One I [...]

By |October 31, 2013|Comments Off on Premiere: Watch Rich Girls' video for "Sink Like Stones"
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    Giveaway: Win a copy of Coo Coo Birds' new album 'Psychedelic Warrior'

Giveaway: Win a copy of Coo Coo Birds' new album 'Psychedelic Warrior'

At long last, Coo Coo Birds are releasing their sophomore album Psychedelic Warrior on November 23, and Jonny, Chuck, and Ryan are offering ten readers of The Bay Bridged [...]

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Giveaway: Daft Punk tribute at the Mezzanine

You know all about "One More Time" by Daft Punk. It's a great song, and the lyrics are pretty repetitive: "One more time / We're gonna celebrate / Oh [...]

By |October 29, 2013|Comments Off on Giveaway: Daft Punk tribute at the Mezzanine

Two Gallants announce December show dates

After a few months of quiet, Two Gallants have announced a handful — actually, less than a handful — of Northern California dates for the end of the year. [...]

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