• AAN (Portland) joins Psychic Ills (NYC) for Noise Pop 2/28/13, release new single and video
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    AAN (Portland) releases new single and video "Mystery Life," joins Psychic Ills (NYC) for Noise Pop 2/28/13

AAN (Portland) releases new single and video "Mystery Life," joins Psychic Ills (NYC) for Noise Pop 2/28/13

Portland's indie pop darling AAN (pronounced "on") has been illuminating the Pacific Northwest's indie scene with alternative experimental pop music since 2007. Painted with elements of folk, psychedelia and even surf [...]

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    Bay Area Music Collective wants to put our scene back on the map

Bay Area Music Collective wants to put our scene back on the map

Tyler Bryant @ Hyde Street Studios for a Bay Area Music Collective session. Photo by Ganesh Photography.

Remember when the San Francisco Bay Area was an internationally renowned musical destination? [...]

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    Parmesans release two-track tour footage video, playing full slate of shows around California

Parmesans release two-track tour footage video, playing full slate of shows around California

Bay Area folk and bluegrass band The Parmesans just released a seven-minute video featuring gobs of footage from their first tour of California. They had so much footage, in [...]

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  • Noise Pop Happy Hour 2013 - Flier by Nic Buron
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    Coming in two weeks: A Bay Bridged Noise Pop Happy Hour with Golden Void, Wild Moth and DSTVV!

Coming in two weeks: A Bay Bridged Noise Pop Happy Hour with Golden Void, Wild Moth and DSTVV!

Artwork by Nic Buron

A Friday happy hour filed with bands and beer sounds pretty great, right? Well, we can't help you this weekend, but, in a few weeks, we'll [...]

By |February 15, 2013|Comments Off on Coming in two weeks: A Bay Bridged Noise Pop Happy Hour with Golden Void, Wild Moth and DSTVV!

Video: Young Prisms – "Runner"

San Francisco's shoegazing dream pop outfit Young Prisms gives us something real to dream about with their new music video for "Runner." One of the more buoyant tracks off of [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway: Graveyard, The Shrine & Golden Void tonight at Slim's!

Ticket Giveaway: Graveyard, The Shrine & Golden Void tonight at Slim's!

Swedish psych-rock masters Graveyard return to SF this weekend for a two-night stand at Slim's with support from The Shrine and locals Golden Void (whom we've taken a particular [...]

By |February 15, 2013|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: Graveyard, The Shrine & Golden Void tonight at Slim's!
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    The Lab launches Remote View with Painted Caves, Austin Cesear, Its Own Infinite Flower this Friday, 2/15/13

The Lab launches Remote View with Painted Caves, Austin Cesear, Its Own Infinite Flower this Friday, 2/15/13

The Lab is launching a monthly, three-part series called Remote View, playing host to real time experiments in performance and sound, and the inaugural event will take place this [...]

By |February 14, 2013|Comments Off on The Lab launches Remote View with Painted Caves, Austin Cesear, Its Own Infinite Flower this Friday, 2/15/13
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    Video: Planet Booty – "Everyday Lightning" (playing Public Works 2/15/13)

Video: Planet Booty – "Everyday Lightning" (playing Public Works 2/15/13)

I'll be honest: when I initially saw that East Bay funk band Planet Booty submitted to The Bay Bridged, I didn't think I would enjoy what I was about [...]

By |February 14, 2013|2 Comments

Video: Cocktails – "Hey Winnie"

Photo by Matthew Scott

We've been talking about Cocktails a great deal lately, with good reason. The songs that they've shared from their debut EP, "Hey Winnie" and "No Blondes [...]

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    Video: Foxygen – "San Francisco" (performing tonight with Unknown Mortal Orchestra)

Video: Foxygen – "San Francisco" (performing tonight with Unknown Mortal Orchestra)

Last month, LA-based Foxygen (made up of Jonathan Rado and Sam France) released a video that doubles as a time machine back to San Francisco circa 1973. The duo [...]

By |February 13, 2013|Comments Off on Video: Foxygen – "San Francisco" (performing tonight with Unknown Mortal Orchestra)
  • The Vaccines - Photo by Jesse John Jenkins
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    Interview: The Vaccines are healthy, energized for first headlining American tour

Interview: The Vaccines are healthy, energized for first headlining American tour

The Vaccines’ Justin Young didn’t take care of his health as much as he should have, and the English garage rock band’s singer-guitarist paid for it. After mounting an [...]

By |February 12, 2013|Comments Off on Interview: The Vaccines are healthy, energized for first headlining American tour
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    Video: Antwon – "Still Guarded" ('In Dark Denim' out on Greedhead, 2/14/13)

Video: Antwon – "Still Guarded" ('In Dark Denim' out on Greedhead, 2/14/13)

San Jose's Antwon continues his streak of hits with the release of the video for "Still Guarded", the first track from his forthcoming In Dark Denim mixtape. The [...]

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