[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/January_2010_Mix.mp3[/podcast] Our latest Monthly Mix episode of the weekly podcast includes music from eight great Bay Area bands. Some are submissions we’ve received at TBB headquarters, some stuff we’ve posted on the web site recently, all really good music.

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About this week’s bands:

The Morning Benders (“Promises”) highly anticipated upcoming album Big Echo comes out on March 9th on Rough Trade Records. The band will be at The Independent on March 30th with Miniature Tigers.

SF’s Spencey Dude & The Doodles (“Flirting”) recently released their Greg Ashley-produced debut 7″ on Atlanta label Rob’s House Records. The trio are playing Bender’s on February 26th as part of a Noise Pop Happy Hour. More on that soon…

Dominant Legs (“Clawing Out at the Walls”) have been burning up the blogs with their experimental pop demos. No local shows or upcoming releases announced, but we’ll keep you updated.

Grand Lake (“Louise”) continue to evolve with their latest, the Louise EP. Catch them at Thee Parkside as part of Winter Music Fest, with Two Sheds, Fake Your Own Death and Kuma/Koshka.

Papercuts‘ (“White are the Waves”) latest work is the White are the Waves 7″, available now on Gnomonsong. They’ll also be appearing on a charity compilation entitled Sing Me To Sleep, to be released in May on American Laundromat Records.

San Francisco’s Mark David Ashworth (“Clean Slate”) sees the release of his second album, Bright is the Ring of Words, on Feburary 23rd, 2010 on Autobus Records. No upcoming local dates have been announced.

Permalight is the upcoming album from Rogue Wave (“Good Morning

[The Future]”). The band bookends its upcoming tour with dates at Bottom of the Hill (on February 24th) and The Fillmore (on April 30th).

Moon Duo‘s (“Stumbling 22nd St”) new LP Escape comes out on Woodsist on February 16th. The band’s at the Hemlock Tavern on February 11th, with Nothing People and Epikurs Euforie (Norway).