Interview: It’s the end of the world and Fanfarlo feels fine

"I guess these are everyday issues," Simon Balthazer, vocalist for Fanfarlo, told me over the phone in a much more casual tone than I originally expected.  The London-based indie-pop band's third full-length release Let's Go Extinct is chock full of encompassing, existential questions: what are we, the human race, doing here; what happens next; what is the meaning of it all, etc.  I was bracing myself for a metaphysical conversation delving into the depths of all those unfathomable questions that haunt us in our darkest moments.  I was gonna have to brush up on my Nietzsche and Kierkegaard for this one.  [...]

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Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Foxtails Brigade, The Sandwitches, Brokedown in Bakersfield, The White Buffalo, The Big Pink, White Arrows, Fanfarlo

To enter any contest submit an email to contest[at]thebaybridged[dot]com with your full name in the body and the concert you’re entering the contest for in the subject line. You may only submit your name once to only one contest. Winners for each show will be decided using the guidelines listed below. TONIGHT, April 11th Foxtails Brigade plus Emily Jane White and Paula Frazer @ Cafe du Nord To win a pair of tickets to the show be the SECOND person to enter! The show starts at 9:30pm, $10, 21+. Purchase advance tickets here. Thursday, April 12th The Sandwitches, Deep Time [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Fiery Furnaces, Thao with the Get Down Stay Down, Fanfarlo

Friday, November 20th - Fiery Furnaces, Cryptacize, Dent May @ Slim's The Fiery Furnaces - Charmaine Champagne from Thrill Jockey Records. To enter send an E-mail to with your full name and the phrase "I want to see The Fiery Furnaces" in the subject. The FIFTH and EIGHTH entries will each win a pair of tickets to the show. The show starts at 9pm is $16 and 6+. Tickets can be purchased here. Saturday, November 21st - Thao with the Get Down Stay Down, The Portland Cello Project, David Schultz @ The Independent Thao and the Get [...]

Popscene Tonight: Fanfarlo (UK), Red Wire Black Wire (NY)

Fanfarlo - "Harold T. Wilkins" Popscene tonight at 330 Ritch (10pm, $8/21+ and $10/18+) welcomes a couple of out-of-town bands with some serious buzz behind them. London-based indie poppers Fanfarlo are making their SF debut behind their first full length Reservoir. Red Wire Black Wire are a synth-layered indie rock band from Brooklyn; Robots & Roses, their debut full-length, comes out September 22nd on SF label Tough Customer Records. Red Wire Black Wire - "Breathing Fire" (off Robots & Roses) Red Wire Black Wire - "Compass"

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