Mixtape: Stellar Musicians with Bay Area Roots

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Bay_Area_Roots_Mixtape.mp3 Download: Mixtape: Stellar Musicians with Bay Area Roots (Podcast #403) This episode first appeared on KQED.org. We showcase a ton of new and emerging Bay Area bands on these mixtapes every month, but have far fewer opportunities to revisit artists after they move away from the region. In this mixtape, we catch up with eleven acts with Bay Area roots, including Harriet Brown, who grew up in the Bay Area before heading to LA, where he's now poised to have a breakout year. Others, including Cotillon, spent fewer, but no less impactful years in the local music scene; for [...]

Cotillon shares documentary-style video for “Convenience”

Though Cotillon’s debut S/T full length came out nearly 6 months ago, the band is hardly lacking on news. Not only has the band’s core Jordan Corso (Cotillon himself, if you will) relocated from his native CA to Brooklyn, NY, but he’s also just released a new video for “Convenience”. Videographer Laura Lynn Petrick (who has also worked with artists including Mac Demarco, Quilt, Calvin Love) hopped in the band’s van and traveled with them to Treefort Festival and Burgerama. Filmed on a super 8 camera, Petrick’s documentation in "Convenience" is less about live performance and more about the adventure [...]

By |July 24, 2015|Tags: |

The Bay Bridged Presents: Polaris (with Cotillon) at the Chapel (win tickets!)

We're not going to tell you that seeing Polaris in concert will be a special (and nostalgic) experience because Polaris was the band from The Adventures of Pete & Pete. Although, let's not ignore that fact. Polaris lived in your television set (that is, if you're old enough to have actually watched Pete & Pete while it was on the air), opening every episode and producing much of the music, and was one of the key elements that made Pete & Pete such a uniquely iconic 90s Nickelodeon show. But it's not just the role that Polaris played in The [...]

By |April 10, 2015|Tags: , |

Cotillon collaborates on new video for “Gloom”

  Recent LA-to-SF transplant Cotillon continues to forge his way into the depths of local territory with a new video for “Gloom”. The band’s frontman Jordan Corso teamed up with Brian Wakefield (EMOTIONAL, Melted Toys) to shoot and edit the video over the course of one sunny Monday in February. “Gloom” itself opens Cotillon’s self-titled debut LP, telling the story of a breakup and ruminating on being alone. Directed by Wakefield and shot all within the band’s own San Francisco neighborhood, the video captures Corso traversing Bernal Hill, overlaid with a noisy TV screen and shots of the band playing [...]

By |February 24, 2015|Tags: |

Listen to Cotillon’s new track, “Left Bank”

Why are we letting you in on what's essentially L.A. music news? Well, just listen and you'll see. Below is a stream of L.A. songwriter Cotillon’s new track, "Left Bank," and it is lovely as hell. Though his ties to the Bay are tenuous at the moment, we couldn't let you go on without hearing this. "Left Bank" is from Cotillon's self-titled debut, a trans-regional affair recorded both here and in L.A. Produced by former Girl JR White, Cotillon is set for release on Burger Records. Pick it up January 26th. Cotillon's real name is Jordan Corso. Important note: It's [...]

By |January 12, 2015|Tags: |

Interview: Cotillon makes his San Francisco debut at The Chapel

From his early forays as a songwriter to recording at the iconic EastWest Studio in LA and traveling to San Francisco to finish his first LP with former bassist and brilliant producer of Girls, Chet "JR" White, Jordan Corso lived every bedroom artist's wet dream. (Every bedroom artist that cut his or her musical teeth on late-2000 San Francisco sounds, at least.) The right people recognized something real in his demos and he discovered he had the songwriting prowess to back it all up, ultimately turning his band, which was initially forged out of the ashes of a doomed relationship, [...]

By |December 5, 2014|Tags: |

Live This Month: December 2014 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/LTM_December_2014.mp3 Download: Live This Month: December 2014 (Podcast #351) In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. December traditionally feels like something of a subdued month for live music, what with all of the holiday parties and holiday travel that consume so much of the month for so many of us. This year, however, there are plenty of bands hitting the road for December shows in SF. Heck, New Year's Eve alone is a veritable bonanza for indie music fans. In this mix, [...]

Cotillon moves to SF and releases a new track

Cotillon’s Jordan Corso is a new San Francisco transplant via LA, a relocation that started when Corso and his band were recording their forthcoming debut LP with producer Chet “JR” White (of Girls). The new album, due out on Burger Records early next year, is darker than Cotillon’s EPs. Corso and his band offer a first single “Before”, which is hazy, hardly beachy, and well fit for San Francisco fog. No Bay Area shows have been announced just yet for Cotillon, but hopefully it won't be long. With so much of the coveted local garage rock scene changing, Cotillon’s presence [...]

By |November 21, 2014|Tags: |
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