Backseat Beat, Episode 4: The Downer Party

http://vimeo.com/15577806 Backseat Beat is a video series highlighting indie musicians and the city by the Bay. Armed with Flip cameras, we interview bands in the back seat of our ‘83 Volvo as we spirit them away to unexpected, forgotten corners of San Francisco, where they plug in outdoors to play a few tunes. Each band’s performance transforms these urban spots from their anonymous day to day existence into surreal, magical backdrops. If it's Friday night and you're facing a quiet evening at home, perhaps playing Farmville while finishing off the cold second half of the burrito you bought for lunch, [...]

Backseat Beat, Episode 3: My First Earthquake

Backseat Beat is a video series highlighting indie musicians and the city by the Bay. Armed with Flip cameras, we interview bands in the back seat of our '83 Volvo as we spirit them away to unexpected, forgotten corners of San Francisco, where they plug in outdoors to play a few tunes. Each band’s performance transforms these urban spots from their anonymous day to day existence into surreal, magical backdrops. Taking turns in the back seat today is local indie-pop sensation My First Earthquake, also known individually as Rebecca Bortman (vocals), Chad Thornton (keyboard, bass), Andre Salcido (drums), and David [...]

Backseat Beat, Episode 2: Camp Out

Backseat Beat is a video series highlighting indie musicians and the city by the Bay. Armed with Flip cameras, we interview bands in the back seat of our '83 Volvo as we spirit them away to unexpected, forgotten corners of San Francisco, where they plug in outdoors to play a few tunes. Each band’s performance transforms these urban spots from their anonymous day to day existence into surreal, magical backdrops. In episode 2 of Backseat Beat, we get up close and personal with Camp Out. Eschewing extra band members to keep things simple, Maddy Hanks and Jackie Law take multitasking [...]

Introducing Backseat Beat, a new video series spotlighting Bay Area bands

Backseat Beat Episode 1: Moomaw & That Blasted Hound from Brad Robertson on Vimeo. [Editor's Note: Today, we're pleased to present the first episode of a new video series called Backseat Beat, showcasing Bay Area indie bands in some unconventional settings. We hope you enjoy this first show as much as we do. Look forward to more episodes here on The Bay Bridged in the coming months!] Backseat Beat is a new web-based video series highlighting indie musicians and the city by the Bay. Armed with Flip cameras, we interview bands in the back seat of our '83 Volvo as [...]

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