Q+A: Beloved monthly concert series Wood Shoppe goes out with a Bam!Bam! in final show

The first Tuesday of every month hold a special place for countless Bay Area music fans. It's the night when team Wood Shoppe puts on their monthly series at Brick & Mortar with a simple premise that's endured show after show: Three great bands, one DJ, no cover. However, next Tuesday's show will be their last. After four and a half years of bringing local and national bands to curious, up-for-anything audiences, Wood Shoppe announced they're set to "wrap up [their] little series." The initial Wood Shoppe idea was born over a night of ramen, where Acacia Newlon pitched her [...]

Bam!Bam! – "Out the Window"

Oakland duo Bam!Bam! just released a video for their single "Out the Window", a track that will be released as one side of a 7" single via HHBTM Records on January 17th. Check out the lengthy video for "Out the Window" below – the shoegaze-pop track doesn't actually start until after the 3:30 mark, but you should treat yourself to the video from start to finish. Bam!Bam! plays November 11th at Sugar Mountain in Oakland with Warm Soda and Orca Team. Orca Team, Warm Soda, Bam!Bam! Sugar Mountain November 11, 2012

Video roundup: new clips from Girls, WATERS, Bam!Bam!, Fops

What better way to spend a Friday afternoon than watching a bunch of music videos? Here are four recent Bay Area-affiliated clips of note. The debut album from WATERS (Port O’Brien's Van Pierszalowski), Out In the Light, came out this week, and the seriously rocking "For the One" now has a special-effects-fueled video to go along with it. The band performs at The Independent on Saturday night. Girlsmania continues with the release this week of a video for Father, Son, Holy Ghost-opener "Honey Bunny." The video was directed by Ivan Shumaker and JR White and features Dominant Legs’ Hannah Hunt. [...]

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Photos & Review: HEY LADIES! Agent Ribbons, Hot Toddies, Bam!Bam! @ The Uptown, 5/18/11

"Free shows are the best shows!" announced Natalie Ribbons, mastermind behind Agent Ribbons who headlined an all girl showcase at the Uptown last Wednesday. Amen to that. Originally from Sacramento, these ladies moved to Austin a few years back. It is our loss and their gain. Their time in Austin has paid off with yet more energy and confidence. The set began with an acapella song complete with a cooperative hand clapping game. One song featured masks, another left Natalie lying on the ground, and all brought infectious, barefoot, pogo action. They played a great deal from their brand new [...]

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