The Bay Bridged Podcast – May 2010 Monthly Mix (Podcast #215)

Our latest Monthly Mix episode of the weekly podcast includes music from eight Bay Area bands, including a number of submissions and some recently blogged-about artists. Check it out!

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About this week’s bands:

San Jose’s Melissa Ann Sweat is Lady Lazarus (“The Eye in the Eye of the Storm”), whose debut album Mantic is currently available in demo form, with a final version out later this summer. She’ll be performing on June 13th at Rasputin Music in Berkeley.

These Hills of Gold (“Free Association”) recently released their debut 7″ and digital EP. They’ll be at The Knockout on June 28th and El Rio on July 31st.

The Love Dimension just put out a brand new 7″ recorded by Greg Ashley, following a CD EP that came out earlier this year. The band will be at The Stork Club on June 9th, joined by My Parade, The Molestations, and The Machetes.

Here Come The Saviours (“Hit Escape”) feature former members of The Otherside, The Stratford 4 and The Tail. They’ll be at Milk on June 11th and the Retox Lounge on June 19th.

Oakland duo James & Evander (Man/Miracle – “Back of the Card

[James & Evander Remix]”) just released the remix collection, Songs We Wish We Wrote You Vol. 2, which you can download at their Bandcamp site. They will be at Fort Gallery on June 1st and at Mama Buzz Cafe on July 19th.

Jascha Vs Jascha (“Corydon”) is the project of SF songwriter Jascha Hoffman. His debut album, A Cure for Sleep, is out now.

Anna Ash and The Family Tree‘s (“Opoutere”) album My Oh My was recorded live in a church in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Ash will be at the Hemlock Tavern on June 27th and the Rockit Room on July 12th.

SF quartet Ventid (“Sunny Day for Youth Culture”) recently released the Rain Dance for Your Wedding EP on 500 Records. See them at El Rio on July 14th, with Shapes Stars Make (Texas) and Cellar Doors.