Giveaway: Deerhoof Soundscreen Design T-shirt

This summer, Insound has teamed together with their friends over at Soundscreen Design to release the "Summer 2009 Collection" that features original designs from 3 design studios (Hand Held Heart / The Bird Machine / Seripop) for 9 prominent indie-rock artists (Gang Gang Dance / Liars / No Age / Battles / The National / Pelican / Deerhoof / Fuck*d Up / Handsome Furs). These shirts were curated by Soundscreen Design in an effort to merge music and design with products that are eco-friendly and very high quality. Each design has been printed on shirts, hoodies, and totebags and are [...]

Announcing New, Improved, LIVE: Our Exclusive Studio Session with Deerhoof

TheBayBridged.com and New, Improved Recording are proud to announce the launch of New, Improved, LIVE, a monthly series of live studio sessions with top indie bands, recorded at the New, Improved Recording studio in Oakland, California. Our first session features the Bay Area's own Deerhoof, with free high-quality mp3s, photos, and videos from the session exclusively available right here. With a rich history in the Bay Area scene, it seemed only natural to invite Deerhoof in for the first New, Improved, LIVE session. The group is, after all, known worldwide for its unconventional indie rock sound and consistently excellent albums, [...]

May 2009: Deerhoof

With a rich history in the Bay Area scene, it seemed only natural to invite Deerhoof in for the first New, Improved, LIVE session. The group is, after all, known worldwide for its unconventional indie rock sound and consistently excellent albums, like last year's Offend Maggie (Kill Rock Stars). Their N,I,L set below includes highlights from their rich catalog alongside an exciting cover of "Let's Dance The Jet", an obscure song from the 1967 film The Day The Fish Came Out. As you'll hear in the mp3s, the session captures the energy of the band's live performances as expertly engineered, [...]

Deerhoof returns to the Bay

Deerhoof caps off their national tour in support of Offend Maggie with a homecoming performance this Saturday at the Mezzanine. After that, the band's got just a bit of well-earned downtime before heading to Europe in December. Deerhoof - "Chandelier Searchlight" The band also recently released the sixth (!) video from their latest album. Here's "Basket Ball Get Your Groove Back," directed by Xiu Xiu's Jamie Stewart. Previously, videos were made "Fresh Born", "The Tears and Music of Love", "Chandelier Searchlight", "Family of Others", and title track "Offend Maggie". Formerly Bay Area based, but now residing in Portland, [...]

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Deerhoof: Offend Maggie

I'll probably get myself in trouble for saying that I think Offend Maggie is Deerhoof's best project yet. While many critics have been quick to point out that the band has settled into a pattern of similar-sounding experimental music after 10 albums, this project brings a kind of lightness and optimism that is quite new for this band. Many of their previous efforts have necessitated the listener have a certain, shall we say, sonic open-mindedness. It's hard to gauge how the lifers will respond, both to this more melodic Deerhoof and to the more trendy fans it is likely to [...]

Episode 134: Live This Month – October 2008

[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/LTM_October_2008.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 ten great bands playing some excellent shows this month, so head out and see some live music. About the bands: Local heroes Deerhoof ("Offend Maggie") release their new album Offend Maggie digitally today and on CD next Tuesday. The band kicks off their national tour at the Great American Music Hall on October 4th with Okay and The Happy Hollows. Seattle art-rockers The Dead Science ("Make Mine Marvel") released their [...]

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