Mixtape: Experimental Music from Bay Area Artists

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Experimental_Mix_2015.mp3 Download: Mixtape: Experimental Music from Bay Area Artists (Podcast #369) We may focus most heavily on indie rock at The Bay Bridged, but we also aren't oblivious to the many talented local artists operating outside of standard rock and pop conventions. The Bay Area has long been home to talented experimental and avant-garde musicians who employ acoustic and electronic instruments in unique and impressive ways. We've collected music from twelve experimental local artists in this mixtape. That's not to say that there aren't some more conventional elements being played with here. As you'll hear in the mixtape's opener, local [...]

Giveaway: Midday Veil, White Cloud, 3 Leafs @ The Knockout

Seattle's Midday Veil is making the trek down to our fair city for a show this Thursday night with two of SF's own: garage-noise-Krautrockers White Cloud and improvisational mind-benders 3 Leafs. It's sure to be a swell time. Want to go? To enter for a chance to win tickets to see Midday Veil, White Cloud, and 3 Leafs at The Knockout, email mike.g@thebaybridged.com with “Midday” in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. A winner will be selected at random and notified via email. All in all it's a pretty interesting bill, with each of the [...]

Tjutjuna, Acid Mothers Temple, and 3 Leafs will melt your face at Bottom of the Hill, 5/10/13

The time has come to mentally prepare yourselves for a night of face-melting psych epics, as Tjutjuna opens for Japanese psych legends Acid Mothers Temple at Bottom of the Hill on Friday, May 10. San Francisco's own 3 Leafs will open. Following a couple lineup changes since the release of their self-titled debut in 2010, Denver's Tjutjuna (pronounced "choo-choo-na") is releasing a new instrumental psych-rock album called Westerner, out April 30 on Fire Talk. The band, now consisting of Brian Marcus, Robert Ballantyne, Fernando Garcia, James Barone, and Adam Shaffner, is supporting Acid Mothers Temple on a 31-date North American [...]

Dame Satan -> Sands, @ El Rio Sat. with Mi Ami + 3 Leafs

Sands (formerly known as Dame Satan) is playing El Rio Saturday (9pm, $7), smoothing out the sounds of the evening with the mellower side of psychedelic. They're up with 3 Leafs (mentioned back in December) and recent Thrill Jockey signees, Mi Ami, who recently posted April national tour dates on their MySpace. Sands - "Dawn and Delta" Sands has undergone more retrofit than just the name change in December; for this show they're bringing two guests on board: Sam Coe (Two Sheds, Low Flying Owls, Seventeen Evergreen) on drums and their friend Phil from DC on keys. After [...]

BlueSix weekend: 3 Leafs, Walking in Sunlight, Birds & Batteries + more

It's a tough weekend to avoid the BlueSix: two solid and almost entirely native back-to-back lineups. Administering massive psych jams is 3 Leafs, who has many times been undeniably named a supergroup including members of Horn of Dagoth, Black Fiction, Tussle and Citay. They're joined on Saturday (9pm) by Birds & Batteries, Sean Smith and Spencer Owen (Smith plays guitar for Citay), and Tony Dryer. Sean Smith - "Topinanbour" Then comes Americana-folk Sunday, consisting of Justin Frahm (of This Union Standard), ex-Bay Area resident Matt Bauer and Walking in Sunlight. Walking in Sunlight is the two-man version of [...]

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