Inaniel Swims of France covers Greg Ashley as a very sweet tribute

Greg Ashley and Inaniel Swims at the old Creamery Studios A little over a year ago, Caen, France's Inaniel Swims came to the Pacific Coast to play some amazing shows and record an EP at Greg Ashley's Creamery. The Frenchmen seemed to click with Greg - the EP turned out great and was pressed to vinyl, and Ashley booked a summer tour of France with Inaniel Swims as his backing band. A last-minute eviction of Ashley's Creamery Analog Studios led to a bit of a mental breakdown at SFO that kept Greg from ever getting on the plane to France, [...]

The Bay Abridged: Sept 23 — 29

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers will provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, a heat check, and sometimes more — stop by every Wednesday for the most comprehensive and concise recap of last week's Bay Area concert scene. Photo by @psbergman Lil Dowager, Leucrota, Sloths, I Wanna Die, undo at One Fam (Oak) Sept. 23 Had a chance to catch one of my favorite Oakland bands, Lil Dowager along with Santa Cruz's Leucrota after Wednesday night band practice. I got there in time for Leucrotas's [...]

The Bay Abridged: Sept 13 – Sept 21

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers will provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, a heat check, and sometimes more — stop by every Wednesday for the most comprehensive and concise recap of last week's Bay Area concert scene. Zedd at The Bill Graham Civic AuditoriumThe Gathering of the Tribes with The Gentle Cycle, Buzzmutt, The Spiral Electric and more at Public Works (SF) Sept. 13. More than anything, I think it’s embarrassing to say that I had yet to venture out to Public Works - [...]

Inaniel Swims brings lazy French surf sounds to The Bay

At The Bay Bridged, we listen to every submission sent to us via our submission page. We really do. However, as a Bay Area indie scene focused organization, we don't spend too much time on your Dutch EDM producers, London bedroom acoustic artists, etc. However, Caen, France based Inaniel Swims added this note to their submission, and it made us pay closer attention than we would normally give our European friends: "Inaniel Swims is a french indie pop band influenced by Jonathan Richman and Surf music. We are touring in California in September. Our plane tickets are already booked! We [...]

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