Celebrate a year of local music at the Independent tomorrow night

There are a lot of ways to give back this time of year, and one of our favorite ways is in the form of benefit shows. See some live music, raise some money for a deserving cause. It's a win-win. Our pick for this week? BFF.fm and Father/Daughter's collaborative showcase at the Independent, happening tomorrow night. Come revel in revue of great local music old and new from one of the city's hardest-working local labels: SOAR, Pllush, Pardoner, and Rose Droll. Not just a great way to look back on all that Father/Daughter and BFF.fm do for the local music [...]

Noise Pop: Father/Daughter is the hardest-working label in SF

From now until the start of Noise Pop, we'll be profiling some of our favorite artists playing the festival this year. This time we're profiling Father/Daughter, the now-legendary SF label gathering some of the Bay and beyond's best and brightest. Jessi Frick and her father, Ken, live 3,000 miles away from each other. But in 2010, the two came up with a plan to make that long distance feel a little shorter: they founded Father/Daughter Records, and started releasing music out of their respective living rooms. In the years since, Father/Daughter has grown in both size and notoriety. The label [...]

Mixtape: New Releases from Some of the Bay Area’s Best Record Labels

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Record_Labels_2016_Mixtape.mp3 Download: Mixtape: New Releases from Some of the Bay Area's Best Record Labels (Podcast #393) Support for this podcast is provided by Goldstar. Visit their web site at goldstar.com/thebaybridged The post first ran on KQED.org. A record label may not be a necessity for a musician in 2016, considering the remarkable ease with which anyone can record an album and put it out into the world, and its benefits may not be obvious to some, given the precarious state of the music industry as a whole. Still, amidst the sea of countless new releases every week, there's undeniable value [...]

Interview: Doodling with Plush

Eva (there in spirit), Dylan, Sinclair, Karli Lately I've been having the problem where whenever I actually want to go to a show, there's too many bands I want to see everyone playing on that one night. Sometimes it gets to the point where I just don't go anywhere, because it's easier, but sometimes I have to make some hard choices. A couple weeks ago this was the problem with two bands signed to Father/Daughter Records, although the fact that PWR BTTM's show with Ra Ra Riot was technically sold out made it less of a problem. So I [...]

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