Live This Month: December 2010 – an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #239)

Live This Month: December 2010 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #239) In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. Although things get a little quiet around Christmas, December's got plenty of concert highlights. For some, like Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, this month's show marks the end of a long run, while others, like Sic Alps and Millionyoung, already have big releases planned for early 2011. Enjoy this mix and then go check out some shows! Subscribe to [...]

Agent Ribbons releases new 7″

When the all-lady, Sacramento based trio Agent Ribbons isn’t busy touring with Camera Obscura, they’re tucked away in Placerville, CA recording.  This month, the fruits of their labor will be available in the form of a 7” release entitled Your Love is the Smallest Doll. The record is a prime example of Agent Ribbons’ style: melodic, slightly twangy folk-pop.  On most tracks, Natalie’s vocals recall country greats like Dolly Parton and Loretta Lynn.  Staccato rhythms and accordion on the title track lend it the sound of a madcap drinking song. Agent Ribbons - "Obituary" You can pre-order Your [...]

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What happened last weekend: Bart Davenport, Garrett Pierce

Editor's note: 'What happened last weekend' is a new way for our staff to share with you snippets from live shows they attended the past weekend. Remember that you can always tag your photos of local shows with "TheBayBridged" on Flickr and they'll appear on our front page; you can also alert us to your show coverage, whether that be photos, YouTube videos, thoughts about a show, or anything else. Bart Davenport @ the Hemlock, Sunday May 3 Photos by Charlie Homo Garrett Pierce (record release), Agent Ribbons & Window Twins @ Cafe du Nord, Sunday May 3 Photos by [...]

Ticket giveaway: Garrett Pierce @ Cafe du Nord 5/3

This Sunday, local singer-songwriter Garrett Pierce presents to San Francisco his second full-length on Crossbill Records, All Masks, with a record release show at Cafe du Nord. Check out our recent podcast with Pierce for several cuts from the celebrated release, which centers around mythological journey and mystical instrumentation (he'll be supported by a few of these musicians on Sunday, such as Jen Grady, pictured above). Garrett Pierce - "Running from the Face" He'll be joined by Window Twins (members of Black Fiction) and Agent Ribbons (Sacramento), a sassy femme duo known to squeal and shred among other [...]

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