Mixtape: Big Sounds from Bay Area Solo Artists

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Solo_Artists_Mixtape.mp3 Download: Mixtape: Big Sounds from Bay Area Solo Artists (Podcast #411) Support for The Bay Bridged is provided by RushTix. Visit rushtix.com/thebaybridged to start your free trial today. We cover a lot of bands and other collaborative efforts on our podcast, but the Bay Area music scene is also full of extremely talented solo artists, who build unique musical works that are often performed, recorded, and produced solely by the artists themselves.  This mixtape collects new and recent music from ten amazing Bay Area solo artists. Whether recording in solitude, like Fronds and Spellling, or with the support of [...]

Premiere: Gentle Spirit, “We Finish Where We Start”

Since it's first release with Tino Drima last year, Gaylord's Party Music has built a wonderful roster of Bay Area artists that are always just a little left of center. Their latest signee, San Francisco's Gentle Spirit, is no exception. Today, we get to share "We Finish Where We Start" off his new Dearest EP, which will be Gentle Spririt is the project of Marcus Stoesz, who previously fronted Kansas band Paper Airplanes (and currently co-directs Rock Band Land). His voice sounds familiar, yet at the same time feels completely new, while his high notes seem effortless yet still are [...]

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Video Premiere: Gentle Spirit, “Ram Van”

San Francisco's Gentle Spirit, the project of San Franciscan Marcus Stoesz, brings us the sweet "Ram Van" video. A twinkling ode to lost friends, loved ones, and, heartbreakingly, pets, "Ram Van" is a procession of Bay Area scenery and computer-screen goofiness cut with shots of Stoetz himself and, at one point, an annoyed-looking cat. "Ram Van" comes from Gentle Spirit's latest self-titled record, out on Bandcamp and vinyl on September 30. He'll also be at Brick and Mortar for a release show at the end of the month if you want to catch him live. Gentle Spirit, Sarah Bethe Nelson, [...]

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