Citay and Vetiver get remixed
New, Improved, LIVE participants Citay have been hard at work this year on a new album, but they also took some time to compile reworkings of songs from 2007's Little Kingdom into a new album called Remixes. Says Dead Oceans: From the ambient textures of White Rainbow's "Eye on Dollar" remix to Cornershop's Anthony Saffery adding sitar and percussion to "First Fantasy," these are anything but typical remix rave-ups. These Are Powers' Brenmar (aka Bill Salas) gives "Moonburn" a playful, skittering treatment, while Black Mountains' Steve McBean adds his effected vocals to "Former Child" â€“ the end result sounding more [...]
A plethora of Halloween shows
It feels like there are a ton of great Halloween live music options this year. Here are a few of the highlights: - LoveLikeFire and Loquat at Bottom of the Hill. Two quality indie pop bands and a bunch of DJs add up to a good night. - Looking for covers? Most of Citay will be at Amnesia, performing as "Bob Saggath". Unclear if there will be Full House-related costumes, but there will be Sabbath covers. - The always-reliable Wallpaper. plays at the Mezzanine. "Holla-Ween" also includes a $1,000 dollar costume contest. Wallpaper. - "I Got Soul, I'm [...]
New, Improved, LIVE: Citay Session Video
We are pleased to offer some great new videos from our Citay studio session, courtesy of our partners at Pandora. We have two available for viewing here and another two will be released exclusively on their video site which can be found here. Citay - "Little Kingdom" Citay - "Final Fantasy" You can listen and download all of the tracks from this session, read an exclusive interview with Ezra, and see photos from the day over at the New, Improved, LIVE homepage.
New, Improved, LIVE: Exclusive Studio Session with Citay!
TheBayBridged.com and New, Improved Recording are proud to present the second installment of New, Improved, LIVE, our ongoing monthly series of live studio sessions with top indie bands, recorded at the New, Improved Recording studio in Oakland, California. This month's session features San Francisco psychedelic rock band Citay, with free high-quality mp3s from the session exclusively available right here. Citay bandleader Ezra Feinberg is no stranger to the studio setting--Citay actually began as a studio project for him and producer Tim Green in 2004--but his group quickly developed into one of the Bay's best live rock bands. A large ensemble [...]
July 2009: Citay
TheBayBridged.com and New, Improved Recording are proud to present the second installment of New, Improved, LIVE, our ongoing monthly series of live studio sessions with top indie bands, recorded at the New, Improved Recording studio in Oakland, California. This month's session features San Francisco psychedelic rock band Citay. New, Improved, LIVE, featuring: Citay 1. Citay - "Nice Cuffs" (originally from Citay) Download: 160kbps mp3 / 320kbps mp3 2. Citay - "First Fantasy" (originally from Little Kingdom) Download: 160kbps mp3 / 320kbps mp3 3. Citay - "Little Kingdom" (originally from Little Kingdom) Download: 160kbps mp3 [...]
Episode 153: Live This Month – March 2009
[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/LTM_March_2009.mp3[/podcast] Every month, we dedicate a week of our podcast to highlighting some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing soon in the San Francisco Bay Area. We've got twelve great bands playing some excellent shows this month, so head out and see some live music! Berkeley's Half-Handed Cloud ("Animals Are Cut In Two") kick off this week's show. Catch him at the Hemlock Tavern on Wednesday, March 11th with Lake and Little Wings. Once a busker on the streets of Calgary, Chad VanGaalen ("City of Electric Light") is touring behind last year's Soft Airplane. Catch him with Women [...]
KEXP In-Studios, Make-Out Room Party
Seattle's amazing radio station KEXP 90.3FM is doing their first ever remote broadcast from the Bay Area on Jan. 28, 29 and 30. This comes after the Bay Area won their "City-to-City Challenge" during their last fundraising drive. The DJs will be broadcasting from a studio in Berkeley, and bringing the Bay Area some great events and music in the process. The first exciting event is a series of live in-studio sessions. These sessions are free and open to the public, but you must RSVP on their website and they're already filling up fast! Sessions that remain available are: Her [...]