Mixtape: Bay Area Artists, Remixing and Remixed (Podcast #304)

Mixtape: Bay Area Artists, Remixing and Remixed (Podcast #304) All too frequently, remixes are just okay, but when they are great, they're really something special. A truly great remix can shed new light on the original artist's work and stand on its own as a unique creation. That's no easy feat, either, given the tension between staying true to an original song's components and a reworker's desire to create something new and personal. These days, it feels far too easy to get remix fatigue. Reworkings seem to pop up almost immediately after original songs are released, and they can come [...]

Mixtape: Twelve Highlights from 2012 (Podcast #295)

Mixtape: Twelve Highlights from 2012 (Podcast #295) "Best of" lists are intrinsically a tricky proposition, but compiling them is made all the more difficult by the San Francisco Bay Area's rich pool of local musical talent. This mixtape compiles twelve of our favorite local performers from this year, all of whom had big years in their respective genres. Limiting the list to twelve meant that a lot of talented folks were left off, but this mix offers a nice sampling of some of the best that 2012 had to offer. Subscribe to The Bay Bridged Podcast! About the bands: Ty [...]

Blackbird Blackbird releases new EP, performing tonight at Push the Feeling

Push the Feeling returns tonight with live performances by Blackbird Blackbird and James & Evander. BB's new Boracay Planet EP comes out on Tuesday, and you can listen to the lush collection in full above. The show is free before 10pm, so RSVP now. Speaking of full albums to enjoy before the show, here's J&E's latest, Bummer Pop: Bummer Pop by James & Evander

Blackbird Blackbird signs to Lavish Habits and reworks Adele

Blackbird Blackbird, the moniker of San Francisco-based electronic pop musician Mikey Maramag, has recently been signed to the local Lavish Habits record label, joining Maus Haus and Body Language on the label's roster. His upcoming Boracay Planet EP is slated for release on October 16th of this year. In addition to original songs, the EP will feature remixes from Grenier and Distal. If you can't wait until October for new Blackbird Blackbird, Mikey has released a dreamy, wide-eyed new track called "Happy With You." It's an original mix that predates Boracay Planet. You can stream Blackbird Blackbird's new single via [...]

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Taking Stock of November: Seventeen of our favorite songs from the blog last month

If you're anything like me, you know how difficult it can be to keep track of all of the new music that's constantly floating around the Internet. Here's our latest month-in-review mix collecting some our favorite new (or new to us) songs recently posted on the website. Gathered in the mix are seventeen new tracks from Bay Area bands that were posted on TheBayBridged.com in November, with links below to download each of them individually. The Bay Bridged - Best of the Blog November 2011 Mixtape Tracklisting: 1. Fine Steps - "Tomorrow for All of Today" 2. Churches - "Save [...]

Blackbird Blackbird – “Tear”

Blackbird Blackbird: "Tear" (Prefix Premiere) by prefixmag Powered by a meditative guitar loop and shuffling percussion, "Tear" is a single from Blackbird Blackbird's upcoming Boracay Planet EP. If you're interested in looking behind the curtain, Mikey Maramag made Prefix a mixtape collecting some of his inspirations, including songs by Atlas Sound, Clams Casino, The Radio Dept., and more.

By |November 4, 2011|Tags: |

Taking Stock of August: A mix featuring ten of our favorite songs from the blog last month

If you're anything like me, you know how difficult it can be to keep track of all of the new music that's constantly floating around the Internet. Here's our latest month-in-review mix collecting some our favorite new (or new to us) songs recently posted on the website. Gathered in the mix are ten new tracks that were posted on TheBayBridged.com in August, with links below to download each of them individually. The Bay Bridged - Best of the Blog August 2011 Mixtape Tracklisting: 1. Ganglians - "Drop the Act" 2. Weekend - "Hazel" 3. tUnE-yArDs - "Gangsta (Ad-Rock remix)" 4. [...]

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