Interview: Born Gold to perform at The Bay Brewed 2012

Born Gold is all set to perform at The Bay Brewed 2012 this Saturday as part of a California mini-tour, and we couldn't be more excited. Although the Edmonton-born experimental pop act is constantly evolving, project mastermind Cecil Frena is always behind the controls. Formerly known as GOBBLE GOBBLE, the project's first singles "Lawn Knives" and "Wrinklecarver" quickly caught the attention of the Internet in 2010 as the catchy, glitchy hyper-pop anthems burrowed deep beneath the skin and galvanized the bloodstream. As former band members ventured off to form projects such as Purity Ring and Kuhrye-oo, Frena embraced his creative [...]

By |November 28, 2012|Tags: , |

Mixtape: The Sounds of The Bay Brewed 2012 (Podcast #292)

Mixtape: The Sounds of The Bay Brewed 2012 (Podcast #292) On Saturday, December 1st, we're proud to be throwing San Francisco’s only rock and roll beer festival, The Bay Brewed 2012, where we'll be taking over Public Works for a full afternoon of tasty craft brews and great indie music. It's a can't-miss festival featuring music performances by Bear in Heaven, Sonny & the Sunsets, Born Gold, Blasted Canyons, James & Evander, and Trails and Ways, and unlimited beer tasting from twelve great SF Brewers Guild breweries. To get you psyched for the festival, enjoy this mixtape, which collects fourteen songs from all [...]

Noise Pop 2012: Grimes, oOoOO, Born Gold, Yalls @ Rickshaw Stop 2/22/12

Photos: Nicole L. Browner [nggallery id=120222-np-grimes] Wednesday night's Noise Pop show at the Rickshaw Stop should have been titled, "The Case for Live Electronica," as all four performers offered unique arguments in support of taking synth-driven pop off of the hard drive and onto the stage. I've been following Yalls for some time now, to the extent it's been possible to keep up with Dan Casey's steady stream of new electronic jams, but the show opener's set really made me take notice. You never know what a one-man-and-some-synths operation is going to turn into, but Dan's morphed into a charisimatic [...]

By |February 24, 2012|Tags: , , , |

Recommended, 9/6-9/11: Born Gold/Part Time, Mission Creek at McLaren Park, P.S. I Love You, Chromatics

Every week, we'll be offering you early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the comments! Be sure to visit our Local Concert Calendar for an expanded set of daily listings. Born Gold bring Bodysongs to The Knockout This month, frenetic Canadian electro-pop band Born Gold (formerly known as Gobble Gobble) releases its debut LP Bodysongs, which collects a variety of the band's recent singles. The group's North American tour comes to The Knockout on September 8th (9pm, $6). They'll be joined by locals Part Time and Religious [...]

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