Emily Afton releases ‘Archetype’ at Starline Social Club tonight

If you’ve been following the sounds of Emily Afton back when her earlier moniker Emily Moldy held heavier folk leanings, you are assuredly already listening to Archetype. If you are a more recent disciple, let it be known the debut record from the Oakland songstress is out today. Afton has released a handful of singles for a year, playing some live for much longer. “Severing the Knot” was the first official taste of what was to come: In celebration of the album, Starline Social Club in downtown Oakland will host the release show presented by Oaktown Indie Mayhem. The spectrum [...]

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Live This Month: September 2016 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/LTM_September_2016.mp3 Download: Live This Month: September 2016 (Podcast #391) Support for this podcast is provided by Goldstar. Visit their web site at goldstar.com/thebaybridged 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. We always include a healthy amount of new and emerging bands in these episodes, but this month's mix also includes a handful of reunions. While the founders of P.S. Eliot, Katie and Allison Crutchfield, are now occupied with Waxahatchee and Swearin', the sisters have reunited their early band for a series of [...]

Mixtape: Top Notch San Francisco Bay Area Indie Pop

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Indie_Pop_2015_Mixtape.mp3 Download: Mixtape: Top Notch San Francisco Bay Area Indie Pop (Podcast #375) Indie pop music -- a wide-ranging label used to describe everything from jangling rock-pop to dreamy synth-pop -- has been one of the Bay Area's successful musical exports in recent years. Groups like Geographer and Painted Palms are just some of the latest in a long line of acclaimed local indie pop bands to break out nationally, joining Rogue Wave, The Dodos, Papercuts, Film School, The Aislers Set and many, many more. Lest one be concerned for the future of local indie pop, this mixtape shows that [...]

Q&A: Exclusive premiere of Emily Afton’s new single “Someday”

Photos by: Nicholas Lea Bruno By: Andrea Hey Emily Afton is an Oakland-based musician from a small town down in Southern California. Her take on indie pop is like no other, mixing her charming Georgian roots with the deeper city sounds of San Diego and the Bay Area. After returning home from a brief tour with Third Eye Blind in the South and Midwest, Emily is now releasing a new track called “Someday.” Emily’s sound has been described as “deep and smokey… emotive and honest songs from a place that feels lodged in the past, rooted in a dreamy barefoot [...]

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