Backseat Beat, Episode 2: Camp Out

Backseat Beat is a video series highlighting indie musicians and the city by the Bay. Armed with Flip cameras, we interview bands in the back seat of our '83 Volvo as we spirit them away to unexpected, forgotten corners of San Francisco, where they plug in outdoors to play a few tunes. Each band’s performance transforms these urban spots from their anonymous day to day existence into surreal, magical backdrops. In episode 2 of Backseat Beat, we get up close and personal with Camp Out. Eschewing extra band members to keep things simple, Maddy Hanks and Jackie Law take multitasking [...]

June 2010 Monthly Mix (Podcast #220)

June 2010 Monthly Mix (Podcast #220) Our latest Monthly Mix episode of the weekly podcast includes music from nine Bay Area bands drawn from some recently-received submissions. Enjoy! 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: Independent People ("Consolation") is the solo project of one Brant K., who released Independent People in April. The project has also spawned a series of videos on Youtube. Formerly of the band Photons, Ben Davila ("Eucalyptus") wrote one song a week for an entire year. He's [...]

Camp Out’s ‘Closer’ out now, show at Kimo’s Wednesday

DIY doesn't get much better than this. Camp Out is a fairly new addition to the Bay Area indie scene, comprised of Maddy Hanks and Jackie Law as both musicians and proficient multi-taskers. Camp Out's debut album is entitled Closer, and is out now via Swordfish Records, the band's own label that they run with fellow local musician and record co-producer, Shaw. The music within Closer is everything you already know and enjoy from the best sources of female-led indie pop - Tegan and Sara, the Cardigans, Mates of State, Metric - without compromising originality or pigeonholing the band into the [...]

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