Noise Pop Film Festival 2010: All My Friends Are Funeral Singers

Directed by musician Tim Rutili, All My Friends Are Funeral Singers is an endearing, intermittently amusing first film. Girl, Interrupted and May actress Angela Bettis stars as Zel, a thirty-something fortune teller who lives in a haunted house. In place of unavenged murder victims or malevolent poltergeists, Zel is haunted by indie rockers, and Rutili's band Califone spends a good deal of time onscreen, sporting beyond-the-grave all-white togs and faraway looks. There are also a number of other ghosts in the house, each with their own story (and all-white outfit). We are meant to believe that they hail from different [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: J. Tillman and Califone

Friday December 4th - J. Tillman (of Fleet Foxes /Mr. Mind Eraser 3000) & Pearly Gate Music @ Great American Music Hall J. Tillman - "Though I Have Wronged You" To enter send an email to with your full name and the phrase "I want to see J. Tillman!" in the subject line. The EIGHTH person to enter will win a pair of tickets. Monday Dececmber 7th - A Multimedia Event with Califone @ Great American Music Hall Touring behind the release of their sixth full-length album, All My Friends Are Funeral Singers, Califone comes to the [...]

Live This Month: December 2009 (Podcast #192)

[podcast][/podcast] Every month, we dedicate the first week's podcast to highlighting some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing soon in the San Francisco Bay Area. We've got ten great bands playing some excellent shows this month, so head out and see some live music! Subscribe to The Bay Bridged's podcast to get each week's new episode downloaded free to your iTunes! About the bands: Califone's ("Funeral Singers") All My Friends Are Funeral Singers is their first album in three years. On Monday, December 7th, they'll be at the Great American Music Hall for a special multimedia performance. San [...]

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