Mixtape: Top Notch San Francisco Bay Area Indie Pop

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Indie_Pop_2015_Mixtape.mp3 Download: Mixtape: Top Notch San Francisco Bay Area Indie Pop (Podcast #375) Indie pop music -- a wide-ranging label used to describe everything from jangling rock-pop to dreamy synth-pop -- has been one of the Bay Area's successful musical exports in recent years. Groups like Geographer and Painted Palms are just some of the latest in a long line of acclaimed local indie pop bands to break out nationally, joining Rogue Wave, The Dodos, Papercuts, Film School, The Aislers Set and many, many more. Lest one be concerned for the future of local indie pop, this mixtape shows that [...]

Get to Know: A Yawn Worth Yelling

It's a slightly misleading name: there's nothing yawn-inducing about their music at all. I suppose that's where the 'yelling' part comes in.  Ha, I get it.  Sort of. Instead of soporific, A Yawn Worth Yelling writes tunes that are sugary and spontaneous, full of joy, longing and all those other emotions that fit perfectly into indie-rock song structures.  The band takes musical cues from contemporaries like Grouplove, Young the Giant and The Love Language, but they put their own original spin onto the alternative pop/rock genre.  New single "Heart Stuck" emphasizes that fact perfectly with its bouncing drumbeat, deliriously catchy [...]

Ticket Giveaway: The Big Rock Show with The Y Axes, Sahab, A Yawn Worth Yelling, Eager Eyes

Listen up, South Bay! This Saturday, the Art Boutiki’s monthly Big Rock Show will see a veritable UN of NorCal bands, hailing from Alameda, San Francisco, San Jose and Fresno: The Y Axes, Eager Eyes, A Yawn Worth Yelling, and Sahab. Want to go? We’ve got two tickets, courtesy of The Y Axes. To enter this contest, email jody.amable@thebaybridged.com with “The Y Axes” in the subject line and your full name and email address in the body of the email. A winner will be selected at random and notified via email. Friday, September 20th The Y Axes, Sahab, A Yawn [...]

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