Review + Photos: HEALTH + Youth Code at The Independent

HEALTH (photo: Ian Young) HEALTH and Youth Code hit the Independent Wednesday night on the second night of their tour together, bringing a healthy dose of LA noise and industrial dance-rock to San Francisco. Suffice it to say, the show was sick! Youth Code vocalist Sara Taylor was the most vocally engaging performer of the evening, occasionally introducing songs and encouraging the crowd to dance and put their hands up. Ryan George was staying busy behind his production station, usually crouching down to focus on his synths and monitors. He kept his microphone cord wrapped around his neck and sometimes [...]

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HEALTH and Pictureplane bringing ‘Death Magic’ to The Independent

Tonight The Independent will deliver just what the doctor ordered: a hefty dose of noisy synths, sensual vocals and left-field dance rock from longtime tour-mates HEALTH and Pictureplane. The Death Magic Tour is on tonight. "I'm feeling paranormal again", Travis Egedy sings on "Esoterrorist" - a cut from his latest studio release as Pictureplane, the first since 2011's Thee Physical. Technomancer, out now on Anticon, finds Egedy applying his cyberpunk aesthetic to the pressures of modern society. With goth club-ready production and glossy vocal hooks, Pictureplane's latest effort is sure to translate into a captivating live performance. LA noise-rock [...]

By |December 11, 2015|Tags: , |

Live This Month: August 2015 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts Download: Live This Month: August 2015 (Podcast #368) 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. The Outside Lands Festival is without a doubt the biggest local music event this month, and with good reason, given a well-curated mix of big names and bands-on-the-rise appearing over three days in Golden Gate Park. Whether you're Outside Lands-bound or not, however, there are plenty of other compelling concerts this month, including a slew of shows celebrating new releases from local bands. Dirty Ghosts' new [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Citay, HEALTH

Thursday, June 3rd - Citay, Barn Owl, The Sarees @ Cafe du Nord Barn Owl - "Absent Afternoon" To enter send an email to with your full name and the phrase "I want to see Citay!" in the subject line. The FOURTH person to send an email will win a pair of tickets to the show. The show starts at 9pm, $10, 21+. Purchase advance tickets here. Wednesday, June 9th - HEALTH, Indian Jewelry, Gold Panda @ Slim's Indian Jewelry - "Oceans" To enter send an email to with your full name and the phrase "I [...]

Live This Month: September 2009 (Podcast #179)

[podcast][/podcast] Every month, we dedicate the first week's podcast to highlighting some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing soon in the San Francisco Bay Area. We've got a dozen great bands playing some excellent shows this month, so head out and see some live music! Subscribe to The Bay Bridged's podcast to get each week's new episode downloaded free to your iTunes! About the bands: Chris Garneau ("No More Pirates") heads out on a West Coast tour in support of his latest album El Radio. Christina Courtin and Emily Jane White join him at Cafe Du Nord on [...]

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