Giraffage, James & Evander, Young Pharaohs, Astronautica at Milk Bar, 7/5/12

Enjoy an evening of eclectic electronic music with Giraffage, James & Evander, Astronautica, and Young Pharaohs at Milk Bar on Thursday, July 5th, presented by Salty SF. San Francisco glitch-pop producer Giraffage will be co-headlining the event with Oakland's James & Evander. Giraffage, the dreamy sample-based solo project of Charlie Yin, stunned the crowd during his performance at the Rickshaw Stop earlier this month. His quick fingers fire off shimmering pop triggers, chopped up with well-timed drops and glitchy breaks. His album Comfort is available for download on Bandcamp. SLO by Giraffage East Bay future-pop duo James & Evander are [...]

Giraffage – "Feels"

Since releasing his debut album Comfort last November, Giraffage has become a more stable presence in the Bay Area electro scene. The often spastic but always rhythmic tracks are quickly defining a unique sound for the multi-instrumentalist/DJ -- whose real name is Charlie Yin. Set to release an EP in August, Yin has offered up a new track titled "Feels", which you check out below. He recently finished a small California tour and is set to appear at False Profit's annual Priceless festival up in Belden next week.

By |June 26, 2012|Tags: |

Review: Teen Daze, The One AM Radio, Giraffage, Slow Magic @ Rickshaw Stop, 6/6/12

MacBook Pros and MIDI controllers were the weapons of choice at the Rickshaw Stop on Wednesday night, where fans of beat-laden electronic music gathered in droves to groove out to the sounds of Teen Daze, The One AM Radio, Giraffage, and Slow Magic. The all-ages show attracted a diverse crowd, including a 7-year-old birthday boy who's mother had brought him to his first concert. Although the crowd didn't start to fill in until around 10pm, fans who arrived early were treated to the most exciting performance of the night. Slow Magic is a mysterious no-name, no-face, drum and samples project, [...]

Teen Daze and Giraffage at the Rickshaw Stop 6/6/12

Who's up for a night of chillwave? This Wednesday 6/6/12 at the Rickshaw Stop, some of the genre's most beloved acts will come together for a night of mellow beats, dream pop, electro synths, and well, chilling. Headlining the night are electro pop pioneers Teen Daze, who are setting out on tour to launch their latest EP, "All of Us Together." The record made its blockbuster debut streaming on Hype Machine last week and is loaded with the sounds that made the group famous - smooth, slow beats you can still dance to. They'll be joined by another chillwaver that [...]

Giraffage & XXYYXX: New EP out 5/15 on Kitsune

San Francisco's Giraffage and 16-year old Orlando, Florida producer XXYYXX are preparing to release their new collaborative dream-pop EP entitled Even Though on May 15 through Kitsune Records. The EP includes the original "Even Though" track and four remixes by Teen Daze, Slow Magic, Reid, and The One AM Radio. Pre-order the EP here and watch an episode of "The Neighborhood" featuring Giraffage below.

By |April 27, 2012|Tags: |

Sacramento Electronic Music Festival books Raleigh Moncrief, Giraffage, James & Evander, Yalls

Still flying mostly under-the-radar, the 2012 Sacramento Electronic Music Festival will feature a healthy showing of the Bay Area's best electronic musicians including Raleigh Moncrief, San Francisco producer and multi-instrumentalist Giraffage, the electro-pop of James & Evander, and Oakland-based producer Yalls. Sounds like a pretty good excuse to get out of the city and enjoy some of that beautiful, hot Sacramento spring weather. The festival takes place May 3, 4, and 5 at Harlow's and Momo Lounge and is 21+. Tickets are available at While the full lineup has yet to be confirmed, keep checking the event's Facebook page [...]

Taking Stock of November: Seventeen of our favorite songs from the blog last month

If you're anything like me, you know how difficult it can be to keep track of all of the new music that's constantly floating around the Internet. Here's our latest month-in-review mix collecting some our favorite new (or new to us) songs recently posted on the website. Gathered in the mix are seventeen new tracks from Bay Area bands that were posted on in November, with links below to download each of them individually. The Bay Bridged - Best of the Blog November 2011 Mixtape Tracklisting: 1. Fine Steps - "Tomorrow for All of Today" 2. Churches - "Save [...]

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