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    Sufis releases second video from October performance for BAMM.tv, playing five Bay Area shows

Sufis releases second video from October performance for BAMM.tv, playing five Bay Area shows

Photo: Pamela Garcia-Aguirre

SF quartet Sufis self-describes as "gypsy blues" and "garage jazz," and either characterization is incredibly apt. Comprised of Jon Shaheri (aka Jonny Cat) on guitar, Lauren Bjelde [...]

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    King Dude joins Chelsea Wolfe for acoustic show at Great American Music Hall, 1/11/13

King Dude joins Chelsea Wolfe for acoustic show at Great American Music Hall, 1/11/13

King Dude and Chelsea Wolfe are kicking off 2013 with an acoustic tour that runs through January. If you missed Wolfe's acoustic show at Rickshaw Stop in September, don't [...]

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Video: DSTVV – "Molly Soda" (feat. Keel Her)

DSTVV just released a seizure-inducing video for their track "Molly Soda", and like all things DSTVV, it's bizarre, lo-fi, and kind of hilarious all at the same time. The [...]

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Sugar Candy Mountain – "Some Body" / "Hey, Look at Me"

Sugar Candy Mountain, a side project of Ash Reiter, has been sharing tracks from their upcoming LP Saudade Love on Bandcamp, and it's music any fan of indie pop [...]

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Adam Widener releases new EP, playing at Monarch 1/10/13

San Francisco's Adam Widener, who once played bass for Bare Wires, is set to release a new EP Gimmee Gimmee Scientific Stuff on January 22nd. A vinyl copy of [...]

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Growwler – "Burnt Siena Brown"

San Francisco's Growwler is one of the few high-school bands that survived the inevitable post-graduation breakup and scattering of members, and it's a good thing they did. Having just [...]

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Best of 2012: Michael Leahy on The French Cassettes

XMAS! by French Cassettes

The Bay Area band that consistently impressed me in 2012 with their live shows, that I found myself humming their sticky songs, was The French Cassettes.

The [...]

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Best of 2012: A baptism by fire in Bay Area music

Despite amounting to nothing less than a watershed year in my life, 2012 feels like it went by in the blink of an eye. Joining The Bay Bridged in [...]

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Mike G.'s Best of 2012

Well, 2012 was a pretty stellar year for music (both from the Bay Area and from the rest of the world), and I just want to call out a [...]

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Best of 2012: Matthew Hickey on TRAILS AND WAYS

2012 has been a pretty fantastic year for Bay Area music. In fact, it's pretty tough for me to zero in on a true favorite. Ty Segall's Twins & [...]

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Best of 2012: Matt Jones on Burnt Ones

PROTECTION CIRCLE b/w BLACK LEATHER OR FURS by Burnt Ones

This is a tough one, as there's so many great bay area bands these days and I have time and [...]

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    Best of 2012: Russell Jelinek's Favorite Tracks, New Bands, and Videos

Best of 2012: Russell Jelinek's Favorite Tracks, New Bands, and Videos

2012 was my first full year in the Bay Area, and writing for the Bay Bridged sent me deeper into the local scene. I love end of year lists, [...]

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