Mixtape: San Francisco Songs for Summer

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Summer_2015_Mixtape.mp3 Download: Mixtape: San Francisco Summer Songs (Podcast #365) Even though San Francisco's summers get an unfairly bad rap, that doesn't prevent us locals from enjoying many of the best parts of the season. Days at the beach, barbecues, road trips, street fairs and festivals: sure, you might need to carry a light sweater on some of your summer excursions, but the long days can't be beat for outdoor fun. With the solstice kicking off summer earlier this week, we've compiled this mixtape of songs for the season, collecting new and recent releases by San Francisco Bay Area bands that [...]

Watch the Music Video Race award-winning videos

The Music Video Race had its third annual screening and awards show July 20, and they've since shared the fruits of everyone's labor on the interwebs. Just like the last two years, the contest paired local filmmakers with local bands to create rad videos. It's a fun, unique event that I hope will continue for years to come. The winners are below, and you should take the time to watch all the videos on the Music Video Race's site. The Best Overall Video went to The Tropics and production company Bangers and Mash. Get up close and personal with The [...]

Lemme Adams wins “Best Song” for “Toys” at Music Video Race

Lemme Adams are either mustachioed loggers, or half-caricatures of a surf garage rock band riding this tech wave out in San Francisco. Either way, they have me hooked. Last Sunday they premiered a music video shot and edited within 48 hours for "Toys", and won the illustrious "Best Song" at the annual Music Video Race. They were up against the likes of local competition Guy Fox, Bill Baird, and Rich Girls, among many others. The video itself features a lot of plaid, chicken wings, circular saws, and oh yeah, toys. Jesse Adams' voice is a power tool wail for summertime childhood indulgences. "When I was a boy [...]

By |July 25, 2014|Tags: |

Giveaway: Music Video Race results show at the Independent with Rin Tin Tiger

It's hard enough to create a decent-looking music video with little constraints—imagine being asked to come up with the premise, execution, and final project in only 48 hours. That was the mission of some of the Bay Area's finest break out artists, who were given a meager budget and paired with star filmmakers to create a stunning, brand new music video in just two days for the third annual Music Video Race. Finally, it's almost time to reveal the final projects, including Rin Tin Tiger, Rich Girls, and Lemme Adams, as they go head to head in the July 20 judging of the [...]

Lemme Adams celebrate record release show with Cool Ghouls and Black Cobra Vipers, 8/22/13

Lemme Adams is a San Francisco-based outfit that weaves together sunny surf rock, grungy garage rock and unexpected elements of funk. Led by Jesse Lemme Adams, musician, humanitarian and dentist-in-training (according to this brief history of Lemme Adams), the group released its debut album, Just like Music, early in 2012 and is ready to drop its sophomore LP, Gorilla Back. These guys and gal love California and Hawaiian shirts, so if you're feeling like a beach party, head to Bottom of the Hill on Thursday, August 22nd, to catch them playing their record release show along with two of the city's burgeoning rock [...]

By |August 21, 2013|Tags: |
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