Live This Month: November 2016 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts
http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/LTM_November_2016.mp3 Download: Live This Month: November 2016 (Podcast #396) In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. Touring tends to slow down as winter approaches, but don't mistake that for a shortage of great local concerts. There are plenty of excellent bands performing in SF this month, including a sizable number of Bay Area acts celebrating new albums with shows close to home. In this mix alone, we've included new music from locals Trails and Ways, Great Apes, The Y Axes, The New [...]
Photos: Great Apes lead a packed show at Thee Parkside
Daikon (photo: Patric Carver) Last Thursday saw a heavy lineup of bands take over Thee Parkside, local band Great Apes headlining the show. The bands included fellow bay area band Daikon in addition to Los Angeles groups The Pretty Flowers and Last Good Sleep. Photographer Patric Carver has photos of all the performers to share below.
Mixtape: Listening into San Francisco’s Recording Studios
http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/SF_Studios_Mix.mp3 Download: Mixtape: Mixtape: Stepping Inside San Francisco's Recording Studios (Podcast #355) San Francisco's legacy of producing great music isn't just a function of supremely talented bands and inviting concert venues. Hidden behind the scenes is the Bay Area's rich array of recording studios, providing opportunities for artists, local and otherwise, to create great albums. An ideal studio isn't just a quiet room stocked with the right mixing board, microphones, and other gear. More than that, it's an environment in which musicians can elevate their songs, permanently capturing them at their best. There's a long history to a number of [...]
Mixtape: 2014 San Francisco Punk, Post-Punk and Hardcore
http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Punk_Mix_2014.mp3 Download: Mixtape: 2014 San Francisco Punk, Post-Punk and Hardcore (Podcast #334) In 2012, ancient by Internet standards, we showcased a mixtape of local punk, post-punk and hardcore bands that featured terrific groups like Ceremony, Loma Prieta, Terry Malts, Wild Moth, and Synthetic ID. Since then, we've seen a number of promising new bands emerge -- Scraper, Creative Adult, and others we've showcased on the podcast in the interim -- but it felt like high time to do a deeper dive back into Bay Area punk. This mix includes twenty-two Bay Area punk, post-punk and hardcore bands that we haven't [...]