Van Pierszalowski of Port O’Brien returns with WATERS

WATERS - "O Holy Break Of Day"

Following the dissolution of beloved SF rock band Port O'Brien last year, Van Pierszalowski moved to Oslo, Norway, before spending time visiting Alaska, [...]

By |August 9, 2011|Comments Off on Van Pierszalowski of Port O’Brien returns with WATERS

Weekend Mix: 5/13-17

Thursday: Tempo No Tempo, Fake Drugs, Cosmonauts, Starfucker (DJ Set), oOOoO (DJ Set), Bye Bye Blackbird (DJ Set) (9pm, $5)

Tempo No Tempo - "Kilometer"

Friday: Lucky Dragons, Eats Tapes @ [...]

By |May 13, 2010|Comments Off on Weekend Mix: 5/13-17

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: DAWN with Fool’s Gold, Port O’Brien, Francis and the Lights

Saturday, May 15th - DAWN with Fool's Gold @ California Academy of Science

Fool's Gold - "Surprise Hotel"

DAWN 2010 is a late-night cultural arts festival in celebration of the Jewish [...]

By |May 12, 2010|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: DAWN with Fool’s Gold, Port O’Brien, Francis and the Lights

Pick up a free ticket to Dodos, Port O’Brien with a cup of Joe

So, the Coffee Shop Series could possibly be our favorite mobile company-independent music partnership yet. Verizon teamed up with local coffee shops to provide free appearances of tip-top Bay [...]

By |May 5, 2010|Comments Off on Pick up a free ticket to Dodos, Port O’Brien with a cup of Joe

Media Monday: The Heated, Rogue Wave, Amp Live, locals on Daytrotter

The Heated (aka Cristina Espinosa) has focused her DIY spirit and embarked on the Twelve Songs Project, a project that involves recording and releasing one song at a time [...]

By |February 1, 2010|Comments Off on Media Monday: The Heated, Rogue Wave, Amp Live, locals on Daytrotter

Port O’Brien tour with Portugal. The Man, Haiti benefit EP

Yesterday Port O'Brien released the Pan American Sessions EP, recorded with Jason Quever (Papercuts) in his Pan American Recording Studio. All sales will be donated to Doctors Without [...]

By |January 21, 2010|Comments Off on Port O’Brien tour with Portugal. The Man, Haiti benefit EP

Thirty-Two Great San Francisco Bay Area Albums from 2009 (Part 1)

The Bay Area may not have a single unified scene, but its diverse musical communities produced a ton of acclaimed records in 2009. The following list collects thirty-two [...]

By |December 16, 2009|8 Comments

Grand Lake covers Silver Jews and includes Port O’Brien on new EP

It's hard to fight the urge of covering the Silver Jews, and many do falter -- like Little Wings at Outlerlands Cafe, the night that almost didn't end due [...]

By |December 1, 2009|Comments Off on Grand Lake covers Silver Jews and includes Port O’Brien on new EP

A Welcome Homecoming: Port O’Brien, Geographer, Golden Gram, 11/5 @ Bottom of the Hill

Photos by: Charlie Homo
It's been a long seven weeks for Port O'Brien. They've been on tour all over the country, had their van broken into, and had some equipment [...]

By |November 9, 2009|4 Comments

Port O’Brien: back in Northern California this week

Port O'Brien - "My Will Is Good"

Port O'Brien cap off their North American touring with three Northern California dates this weekend, a victory lap of sorts to celebrate the [...]

By |November 2, 2009|Comments Off on Port O’Brien: back in Northern California this week

Media Monday: Loquat, Dodos, Port O’Brien, Why?, John Vanderslice

Collecting some of the various media released by Bay Area bands recently, there's good stuff here from some of the Bay's best:

Loquat have a brand new video for "Big [...]

By |September 28, 2009|Comments Off on Media Monday: Loquat, Dodos, Port O’Brien, Why?, John Vanderslice

September 2009: Port O’Brien

TheBayBridged.com and New, Improved Recording are proud to present the fourth installment of New, Improved, LIVE, our ongoing series of live studio sessions with top indie bands, recorded [...]

By |September 23, 2009|Comments Off on September 2009: Port O’Brien
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