Shine on with this glam new track from Billy + Dolly

(photo: Andres Ramirez) Made up of two musicians with deep roots in the local music scene, Billy & Dolly is a glammy-but-gritty rock and roll project from Bill Rousseau and Dahlia Gallin Ramirez. They've been around for a while, but their new LP, Five Suns, is a blast to a glittery late-'70s past. Today, Five Suns hits streaming. Hear their new album today, and check out the opener "Sunlight From Another Life" below. If in-person is more your thing, you can see them at Elbo Room with Shy Boys and Sarah Bethe Nelson next week. Billy & Dolly, Shy Boys, [...]

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Mixtape: Things You May Have Missed Earlier This Year (Podcast #280)

Mixtape: Things You May Have Missed Earlier This Year (Podcast #280) Words by Ben Van Houten When it was pitched, this episode was known informally as an "underrated bands" mix, a label that seems as unworkable as it feels insulting. In an age of increasing access to an perpetually growing volume of music, and a culture that focuses on always keeping an eye out for the next big thing, the idea that any band could hold any attention long enough to be over-/under-/rated at all seems unlikely. Forget ratings and rankings: just remembering what you like can be a challenge [...]

Check out Billy & Dolly's new album, recorded by Papercuts' Jason Quever

In 2009, Bill Rousseau and Dahlia Gallin Ramirez released In the Beginning, an appropriately-named debut as the likewise appropriately-named Billy & Dolly. Three years later, the duo of former Monolith members returns with Dally Bon Idyll, a Jason Quever-recorded set of winning AM Gold-meets-FM power pop. It's top-shelf stuff, and you should stream it below. After the jump, check out the duo's new video for "Oh Yeah."

Wednesday, 8/4: The Rumble returns with Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt

Wednesday, August 4th, The Rumble is back at Cafe Du Nord. This month's show features performances by local duo Billy & Dolly, LA blues-rock quartet Rumspringa, and The Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt!, party rock provocateurs whose album I love you. I love you. I love you and I'm in love with you. Have a great day. Have the best day of your life! came out on Luaka Bop earlier this year. As per usual, RSVP at Sonicliving for free entry. Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt - "[Ride Friendship.]" Rumspringa - "Shake 'Em Loose Tonight" Billy & Dolly - "You Always Win" [...]

November 2009 Monthly Mix (Podcast #191)

[podcast][/podcast] Our latest Monthly Mix episode of the weekly podcast includes music from nine great Bay Area bands -- some submissions we've received at TBB headquarters, some stuff we've posted on the web site recently, all really good stuff. Subscribe to the The Bay Bridged weekly podcast to get each new episode downloaded free to your iTunes the moment it's published! About this week's bands: Brilliant Colors ("Absolutely Anything") recently released their debut LP Introducing on Slumberland Records. They'll be playing with Hunx and His Punx at the Hemlock Tavern on January 3rd. The Hourglass is Social [...]

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