Mixtape: 2012 Rock Make Street Festival Preview Mix (Podcast #285)

Mixtape: 2012 Rock Make Street Festival Preview Mix (Podcast #285) On Saturday, September 15th, 2012, The Bay Bridged will be joining Tartufi and The Bold Italic to throw the fifth annual Rock Make Street Festival, an all ages, all day celebration of local independent music, arts, crafts, and food at Treat Avenue and 18th Street in the Mission. Rock Make 2012 will feature two stages of local indie bands and 70 arts and crafts vendors, as well as great food and beer for your all day enjoyment. Rock Make is one of the rare opportunities for the Bay Area's DIY [...]

Shigeto & Exray's – "Yellow Light" (Remix)

San Francisco based indie electro group Exray's released a new album courtesy of Howell’s Transmitter last month and are already hitting the remix circuit. Trust a Robot is heavy in electronic pop beats that are both gritty and up-beat. Its title is an ode to its futuristic narrative, and its music tells a story like a beautiful dystopian science fiction novel. Each track offers a new experimentation or exciting foray into a defining sound or lyric. A few twists surprise the listener from time to time, but always in a welcoming and fitting way. It's an adventurous and ear-pleasing record. [...]

By |July 27, 2012|Tags: , |

Live This Month: June 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #279)

Live This Month: June 2012 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #279) 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. From the electronic pop of Exray's to the fiery punk of White Lung, June's concert calendar features a wide variety of highlights. Like Exray's, Still Flyin and Adios Amigo are also celebrating new albums this month, but it's not just the locals who have exciting records to offer. Japandroids' latest finds the band in peak DIY noise pop form, [...]

April's Best: Our favorite Bay Area songs from the blog last month

Here's our latest month-in-review mix collecting some our favorite new (or new to us) songs recently posted on the website. So much good stuff came our way in April that we've actually got a two-part mix of blog songs this time. As always, we've included links below to download each of these songs individually. Mixtape: Best of the Blog April 2012 (Part 1) Mixtape: Best of the Blog April 2012 (Part 2) Tracklisting: Mix 1 1. Exray's - "Ancient Thing" 2. PreTeen - "Nueva York Is Too Far (from me)" 3. Swiftumz - "Willy" 4. Big Drag - "Let You [...]

Want an early copy of the new Exray's album?

Exray's have announced details of their new album, Trust A Robot. It's due out June 26 on Howell's Transmitter, but we're giving you the opportunity to snag a cassette copy a few weeks early. That's right folks... Giveawaaaaaaaaaay! Just comment on this post with the correct answer to this Exray's trivia question, and make sure to use a real email address so we can get in touch with you if you're the lucky winner: What was the first Exray's song ever released? Trust A Robot is true to Exray's' lo-fi electro-pop form. While the lyrics are often about dystopian futures, [...]

By |April 18, 2012|Tags: |

Exray's – "Everything Goes (Remix)"

Exray's is offering up an instrumental remix of their track "Everything Goes" for free download. The song originally appeared on the band's debut, the Ammunition Teeth EP. You can watch the video for it here. Everything Goes (Remix) by Exray's If you like what you hear, don't miss Exray's Noise Pop 20 at Public Works on February 24. They're playing with Matthew Dear, Maus Haus, and Tropical Popsicle.

By |February 14, 2012|Tags: |

Mixtape: Twenty More Bands at Noise Pop 20 (Podcast #272)

Mixtape: Twenty More Bands at Noise Pop 20 (Podcast #272) Noise Pop 20 is just weeks away. From February 21st through the 26th, over one hundred bands will take over SF's venues for six days celebrating independent music. Here's the second of two mixtapes showcasing music from artists performing at Noise Pop this year. You can listen to the first mixtape here. To find out when all of these acts are performing, check out the complete schedule of Noise Pop events. Subscribe to The Bay Bridged Podcast! Tracklisting: 1. Bare Wires - "Wanna Fight" (Start Time: 0:00) 2. FIDLAR - [...]

Noise Pop 20: Flaming Lips, Class Actress, Bob Mould, more great additions

The show calendar for Noise Pop 20 has fleshed out nicely. Recent additions include a pre-party with Class Actress at the Academy of Sciences, The Flaming Lips playing The Soft Bulletin at Bimbo's, two performances by Two Gallants at The Edinburgh Castle (!?), Bob Mould performing Sugar's Copper Blue at Bottom of the Hill, Mac McCaughan from Superchunk playing solo at the Swedish American Hall, and Sleigh Bells at the Regency. Class Actress - "Weekend" Born To Lose by Sleigh Bells Those are the headliners, but plenty of supporting names have been added to existing bills as well. Chief among [...]

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