Episode 144: Twelve From 2008

[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Best_of_2008_Show.mp3[/podcast] It's pretty amazing how many great releases came from Bay Area bands this year, and we were pleased to interview many of these groups on our podcast in 2008. This week's episode features music from twelve of this year's best as featured on our show during the past twelve months. If you like what you hear, check out our feature episodes spotlighting each of these bands. This will be our last podcast of the year, but we'll be continuing regular blogging right into 2009. Happy holidays! About the bands: - Man/Miracle: "Pushing and Shoving" [from the Pushing and Shoving [...]

Episode 139: Live This Month – November 2008

[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridgedNovember_LTM_2008.mp3[/podcast] Every month, we dedicate a week of our podcast to highlighting some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing soon in the San Francisco Bay Area. We've got ten great bands playing some excellent shows this month, so head out and see some live music! About the bands: Portalnd's Starfucker ("German Love") kick off the show with a song from their self-titled debut album. The band's headlining a great show with SF bands Master/Slave (Feature Podcast) and Man/Miracle (Feature Podcast). The show's on Friday, November 7th at the Hemlock Tavern. Social Studies ("We Choose Our Own Adventures") (Feature [...]

Loquat CD Release Saturday at BOTH

San Francisco's indie electro band Loquat will belatedly celebrate the release of their CD Secrets of the Sea this Saturday at Bottom of the Hill with The Frail and Mist and Mast. The album was released on Talking House Records. Loquat - "Harder Hit" Both Loquat and The Frail played this year's Treasure Island Music Festival (you can see Loquat's pirate-y photo booth fun above) and they both rocked the house. Many of the songs from the new album were featured in Loquat's performance. The prog guitars and electro beats compliment vocalist Kylee Swenson's powerful vocals well, and [...]

By |November 3, 2008|Tags: , , |

Episode 136: Loquat

[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Loquat_Show.mp3[/podcast] This week's podcast episode spotlights San Francisco's Loquat, a quintet who create catchy melodic indie pop with a mix of electronic and traditional rock sounds. In 2005, the band released It's Yours To Keep, a full length debut that continues to win new fans with its seductively catchy songs. In the three years that the band's been working on their next album, their live shows have continued to please crowds, including a set at the Bay Area Takeover that remains one of our South by Southwest highlights. Today, the wait for the band's next CD is over, with the [...]

By |October 14, 2008|Tags: |

Photos: Treasure Island Music Festival – Day 1

And what a weekend it was. The Bay Bridged was on hand to live blog both Day 1 and Day 2 of the Treasure Island Music Festival to capture the vibe and crowds. We also had our photographer Muhammad Asranur running from stage to stage to photograph some of the best moments of the festival up close and personal. With over 3,000 photos taken over the entire weekend, we don't think you'll be disappointed with some of the great shots he captured of the event. The Frail Loquat Chester French Aesop Rock Notec Collective: Bostich + Fussible Antibalas Foals Hot [...]

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