Half Waif rejoices in emotion at Rickshaw Stop

Nandi Rose Plunkett, the woman behind Half Waif, emerges onstage clad in a dark dress and a white mesh coat, which lends her an almost medical aura as she takes her position behind her synths. In contrast to other indie shows I’ve seen at the Rickshaw Stop, Plunkett never attempts to use the emotion in her songs as an excuse to deliver a sloppy performance. She has all the trappings of an indie star — she’s remarkably approachable, still playing intimate venues, shouts out her merch person by name — but there’s never a note out of place. Even her [...]

By |February 25, 2019|Tags: |

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Half Waif, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and more

(illustration: Cassidy Miller) To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email contest@thebaybridged.com with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random no later than 24 hours before the listed show and notified via email. Want even more giveaways? Sign up for our newsletter for access to extra contests. Wednesday, May 9 Collapsing Scenery, Silence in the Snow, Anthony (of Ceremony) @ Hemlock Tavern 8pm, $10, 21+. Buy advance tickets here. [...]

Half Waif announces spring dates for ‘Lavender’ tour

Half Waif (photo: Kaiya Gordon) Experimental electro-pop artist Half Waif will tour this spring to promote their new album, Lavender, which arrives on April 27. Joining Half Waif on tour will be Mitski and Hovvdy. Half Waif, Nandi Rose Plunkett's solo project alongside bandmates Adan Carlo and Zack Levine, first gained attention in 2015 after singles "Nest" and "Turn me Around" made their rounds on music blogs. Plunkett, also an instrumentalist for indie rock band Pinegrove, brings unique synth tones and unconventional melodies to her solo music. Often singing in an attempt to discover the emotions of home, Plunkett achieves [...]

By |March 29, 2018|Tags: |

Live This Month: December 2017 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/LTM_December_2017.mp3 Download: Live This Month: December 2017 (Podcast #418) 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. Over half of the songs in this mix are from Bay Area artists, including a recent song from Sob Stories, a new jangle pop bad led by Joel Cusamano of Talkies, Cocktails, and DSTVV. Local hip hop duo DJ Flow & Mani Draper met earlier this year, but the pair's debut LP shows a natural chemistry between the Richmond MC and the local DJ/producer. Classic SF [...]

Weyes Blood, Half Waif to lead Noise Pop show at Swedish American Hall

(photo: Katie Miller) Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) is on tour in support of her new LP, Front Row Seat To Earth. She will headline a Noise Pop Festival show on February 21 at Swedish American Hall with support from Half Waif, 20 Minute Loop, and Young Moon. Weyes Blood's latest album is out now via Mexican Summer. Stream Front Row Seat To Earth below: Front Row Seat To Earth by Weyes Blood Weyes Blood has also just released a collaborative EP with Ariel Pink. Presented by Marfa Myths, Myths 002 was released on January 27. Natalie Mering is front [...]

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