Photos: Finest Dearest’s last show with Stirling Says, Drowning With Our Anchors, 6/26
Photos by Lev Perry. Last week Finest Dearest announced their retirement, and Saturday at Epicenter Cafe they bid their supporters farewell with close friends Stirling Says and Drowning With Our Anchors. Finest Dearest Stirling Says Drowning With Our Anchors
Finest Dearest: final show, new record
Well, here's a downer. We've followed and been friends with SF's Finest Dearest from their chamber pop days to their more recent 90s-inspired sound. Unfortunately, as the above flyer indicates, the band is calling it quits, with a final show at Epicenter Cafe (7pm, $5) and a new album, Good Enough, available on iTunes. I don't have any more info about the new record, but here are a couple of tracks: Finest Dearest - "99" Finest Dearest - "Bud Light" Stirling Says and Drowning With Our Anchors open Saturday's farewell show.
Finest Dearest/Empty Rooms Release Split EP
Two fantastic local bands, Finest Dearest and Empty Rooms will release a new split EP this Saturday, Jan. 31st. The EP is entitled Wedding EP and includes two new songs from each band, recorded in one night at Different Fur Studios. The bands will celebrate the release with an early show Saturday at the Make-Out Room. Finest Dearest - â€œTunnel Visionâ€ [download only] Empty Rooms - â€œOff With His Headâ€ Not only does the record represent a friendship between the two bands, but also (appropriately enough) celebrates the marriage of two of their respective members, Chris Clark of [...]
Episode 145: Live this Month – January 2009
[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/LTM_January_2009.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! The Raveonettes ("Come On Santa") kick off our show with a track from their latest EP, Wishing You A Rave Christmas. On Friday, January 23rd, the band will be at Bimbo's with The Soft Pack. John Vanderslice ("Pale Horse") (Feature Podcast) will be accompanied by the Magik*Magik Orchestra for a very special performance [...]