Song Premiere: Cruel Summer – "Leeches"

The first half of 2013 has been a monumental six months for Cruel Summer. The jangle pop band completed their debut 12” EP, played the Noise Pop Festival, and […]

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    Gothic Tropic, Seatraffic, Cruel Summer play ProFans showcase at Brick & Mortar, 5/19/13

Gothic Tropic, Seatraffic, Cruel Summer play ProFans showcase at Brick & Mortar, 5/19/13

Professional Fans is bringing its fourth official showcase to Brick & Mortar Music Hall on Sunday, May 19 with performances by Gothic Tropic, Seatraffic, and Cruel Summer. Expect a […]

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    Live This Month: March 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #301)

Live This Month: March 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #301)

Live This Month: March 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #301)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands […]

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    Lovely Bad Things, Blank Tapes, Lake and Cruel Summer at the Hemlock 2/27/13 (Noise Pop 2013)

Lovely Bad Things, Blank Tapes, Lake and Cruel Summer at the Hemlock 2/27/13 (Noise Pop 2013)

The Lovely Bad Things are SICK! No, really they have some kind of flu or something. The drummer was particularly sweaty but it didn’t seem to slow him […]

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Interview: Cruel Summer talks debut EP and Noise Pop show

A year and a half after Cruel Summer’s conception in fall 2011, the band is finally gearing up to release their debut, self-titled EP in late March 2013, right […]

By |February 26, 2013|1 Comment

Cruel Summer shares new track off of upcoming EP

Jangle-monsters Cruel Summer have shared a new track that will appear on their upcoming EP (release date TBA) on Mt. St. Mtn., so expect limited edition noise-pop awesomeness with […]

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    Taking Stock of December: A dozen of our favorite songs from the blog last month

Taking Stock of December: A dozen of our favorite songs from the blog last month

It can be extremely difficult to keep track of all of the new music that’s constantly floating around the Internet. Here’s our latest month-in-review mix collecting some our favorite […]

By |January 3, 2012|Comments Off

Friends of Friends: Getting to know Cruel Summer

Friends of Friends is a new feature on The Bay Bridged, where a little name-dropping never hurt anyone. We interview a local band and get the lowdown on […]

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