Weyes Blood, Half Waif to lead Noise Pop show at Swedish American Hall

(photo: Katie Miller) Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) is on tour in support of her new LP, Front Row Seat To Earth. She will headline a Noise Pop Festival show on February 21 at Swedish American Hall with support from Half Waif, 20 Minute Loop, and Young Moon. Weyes Blood's latest album is out now via Mexican Summer. Stream Front Row Seat To Earth below: Front Row Seat To Earth by Weyes Blood Weyes Blood has also just released a collaborative EP with Ariel Pink. Presented by Marfa Myths, Myths 002 was released on January 27. Natalie Mering is front [...]

Mixtape: Twenty More Bands at Noise Pop 20 (Podcast #272)

Mixtape: Twenty More Bands at Noise Pop 20 (Podcast #272) Noise Pop 20 is just weeks away. From February 21st through the 26th, over one hundred bands will take over SF's venues for six days celebrating independent music. Here's the second of two mixtapes showcasing music from artists performing at Noise Pop this year. You can listen to the first mixtape here. To find out when all of these acts are performing, check out the complete schedule of Noise Pop events. Subscribe to The Bay Bridged Podcast! Tracklisting: 1. Bare Wires - "Wanna Fight" (Start Time: 0:00) 2. FIDLAR - [...]

Sunday: 20 Minute Loop’s final show!

Vanilla March by 20 Minute Loop A week or two ago, this Sunday's 20 Minute Loop show at Bottom of the Hill turned into the last 20 Minute Loop show. Forever. One of the Bay's longest-running indie pop bands, the group released a series of smart, winning albums that earned them significant acclaim and we are definitely sad to see them go. You can listen to the group's complete catalog at Bandcamp, and their newest album Famous People Marry Famous People is streaming above. 20 Minute Loop - "Dr. Vitus Werdegast" Sunday afternoon's show (1pm, $8, All Ages) [...]

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The Famous unleash Come Home to Me

Local indie/alt-country band The Famous release their second album Come Home to Me this Thursday at Cafe Du Nord. The band describes the new album as a "blast of indie rock fused with hard-edged Americana that continues in the direction established on their debut, while venturing into fuzzed-out garage-blues, New Orleans swamp jazz, and Tex-Mex flavored surf." For the record release, they'll be joined onstage by Joe Goldmark (pedal steel) and jazz trombonist Charlie Wilson, both guest musicians on this newest 11-tracker. The Famous - "Come Home to Me" In addition to making their new CD available for [...]

Review: 20 Min Loop with Tartufi and the Mumlers at Bottom of the Hill

In the interest of full disclosure I must confess that I honestly believe the Mumlers are one of the best bands out of the Bay Area right now. They've got a style (and swagger) they can call all their own. When a night starts off with the Mumlers, I am undoubtedly one of the most stoked guys around. The show was at Bottom of the Hill. Paraphrased from their instructions for bands the have posted on their website: Don't show up expecting to get a draw from foot traffic. This venue is only for bands who've established themselves a bit [...]

Episode 144: Twelve From 2008

[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Best_of_2008_Show.mp3[/podcast] It's pretty amazing how many great releases came from Bay Area bands this year, and we were pleased to interview many of these groups on our podcast in 2008. This week's episode features music from twelve of this year's best as featured on our show during the past twelve months. If you like what you hear, check out our feature episodes spotlighting each of these bands. This will be our last podcast of the year, but we'll be continuing regular blogging right into 2009. Happy holidays! About the bands: - Man/Miracle: "Pushing and Shoving" [from the Pushing and Shoving [...]

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