Lovely Bad Things, Blank Tapes, Lake and Cruel Summer at the Hemlock 2/27/13 (Noise Pop 2013)

The Lovely Bad Things are SICK! No, really they have some kind of flu or something. The drummer was particularly sweaty but it didn't seem to slow him down one bit. In fact the band was the loudest, fastest and noisiest of the evening. I can't wait to see these guys when they're healthy! They even played Priscilla's special request for "Paperface" by Weezer. If you are headed to SXSW, catch them at the Volstead 3/16th. SF's Cruel Summer kicked off the evening. The 2 women in the group provide great vocal interplay and the band slides effortlessly from fuzz/noise [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Cults, LAKE, AgesandAges, Delorean, Phantogram, Entrance Band, Foxtails Brigade

To enter any contest submit an email to contest[at] with your full name in the body and the concert you’re entering the contest for in the subject line. You may only submit your name to one contest. Winners for each show will be decided using the guidelines listed below. Thursday, April 14th Cults, Magic Kids, White Arrow @ The Independent To win a pair of tickets to the show be the THIRD person to enter! The show starts at 8pm, $13, 21+. Purchase advance tickets here. LAKE, AgesandAges, Michael Beach @ Hemlock Tavern To win a pair of tickets to [...]

Sade Sundays: Variations on a Phantasmagoric Experience

Part 1 By: Joshua Rampage There are a candid few who can welcome an inconvenient and uncomfortable interruption into their lives so readily, but I was getting a little bored with feeling healthy every day anyway. So I did some smooching and before anyone could start snorting, I was sick. Self-diagnosing led me to believe I was suffering from the early stages of Pig Flu. I began to obsessively check my nose for an upward-tilt and my butt for a burgeoning corkscrew tail, but found evidence of neither. Instead, I was forced to accept an annoyance specifically reserved for those [...]

Live This Month: November 2009 (Podcast #188)

[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 twelve 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: Tempo No Tempo ("Kilometer") celebrate the release of their new album Waking Heat on November 5th at the Rickshaw Stop. It's an all local bill also featuring Maus Haus and Man/Miracle. Queens band Freelance [...]

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