We here at The Bay Bridged get exposed to loads of new music everyday, and although we’d love to highlight everything that merits recognition, that just isn’t always possible. So now’s the time to clean up all the loose ends and get some well-deserving music out to the yearning masses. Below are the best of the rest from the last couple weeks, as determined by The Bay Bridged editors.
Van Pierszalowski’s project WATERS is now a five-piece that includes two members of The Tambo Rays (Brian DaMert and Greg Sellin), and the band is set for its second release, an EP entitled It All Might Be OK due out October 14 on Vagrant Records. This week, Pierszalowski and company started streaming a second track off that upcoming release, a dandy called “I Feel Everything”:
Bay Area underground legend Chuck Prophet‘s twelfth studio album Night Surfer drops next Tuesday, and he’s streaming it in its entirety via YouTube:
San Francisco-based songstress Ash Reiter quietly started streaming a very chill cover of the Bob Seger classic “Night Moves”, featuring several guest artists including Matt Adams of The Blank Tapes:
Clipd Beaks released a new track via Cincinnati’s Heligator Records, and every dollar spent goes directly to the Malindza Refugee Camp Library in Mpaka, Swaziland. In fact, all proceeds from Heligator go to maintaining the library and providing a small stipend to the volunteer, refugee librarians. The song is called “FKWRK” and, well, I couldn’t agree more:
Finally, self-proclaimed “San Francisco boy band” Hot Flash Heat Wave released “Jacuzzi”, the first single off their upcoming debut album recorded with Grace Coleman at Different Fur and mixed by Niels Pederson. Listen via Bandcamp: