Video: Foolproof Four – "Hipster Girl"

Man, if anyone had it coming more than The Beach Boys, it's the hipsters. Local folk rock outfit Foolproof Four posted this video spoofing The Beach Boys' "Surfer Girl" last year, changing the lyrics and the title to "Hipster Girl", and it's too good not to share. The song is really well done, and the video is all kinds of amazing. Watch as frontman Noah Grant transforms himself into the stereotypical Mission Hipster – complete with fixie and copy of Infinite Jest – to woo a girl at the coffee shop. Awesome. According to Grant, the band directed the video [...]

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Noted: The Wrong Words, WHY?, My Second Surprise, Foolproof Four and more

The Wrong Words recently performed a live set on WFMU, which you can download for free. Well, shit. WHY? and Serengeti just cancelled their tour. Have you listened to the latter's Family & Friends yet? It's really strong. Not new but still reliably great: Hemlock booker Tony Bedard's journey through the world of horrible press releases as @Folder_Rock is full of humor, sadness, and sadness-derived humor. Local folk-rock band Foolproof Four are releasing their debut LP, Apples of Our Allegiance, Saturday night at Amnesia. The night before, they'll be serving on the music side of the music and comedy showcase [...]

September 2009 Monthly Mix (Podcast #183)

Our latest Monthly Mix episode of the weekly podcast includes music from nine great Bay Area bands -- some submissions we've received at TBB headquarters, some stuff we've posted on the web site recently, all really good stuff. [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/September_2009_Mix.mp3[/podcast] Subscribe to the The Bay Bridged weekly podcast to get each new episode downloaded free to your iTunes the moment it's published! About this week's bands: The Mantles ("Don't Lie") recently returned home from their first US tour. The band celebrates the recent release of The Mantles on October 1st at The Eagle. They will also be at KDVS's Operation: Restore [...]

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