Black Bananas (ex-Royal Trux/RTX) to play Noise Pop, opening for Sleigh Bells

Black Bananas – "Rad Times" Jennifer Herrema has fronted bands in various incarnations: first, rock band Royal Trux, which she formed at the age of sixteen with partner Neil Hagerty, and then RTX, and now Black Bananas, which has maintained the same cast as RTX despite the change in moniker. The first record released by the latest formation, Rad Times Xpress IV, dropped on Drag City on January 31st and veers away from both the 70s blues rock and 80s metal of previous manifestations to something a bit different. It also includes a Rolling Stones cover (“Before They Make Me [...]

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Mixtape: Twenty More Bands at Noise Pop 20 (Podcast #272)

Mixtape: Twenty More Bands at Noise Pop 20 (Podcast #272) Noise Pop 20 is just weeks away. From February 21st through the 26th, over one hundred bands will take over SF's venues for six days celebrating independent music. Here's the second of two mixtapes showcasing music from artists performing at Noise Pop this year. You can listen to the first mixtape here. To find out when all of these acts are performing, check out the complete schedule of Noise Pop events. Subscribe to The Bay Bridged Podcast! Tracklisting: 1. Bare Wires - "Wanna Fight" (Start Time: 0:00) 2. FIDLAR - [...]

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