Mixtape: New Folk Music from the Bay Area

This episode first ran on KQED.org. Download: Mixtape: New Folk Music from the Bay Area (Podcast #423) In venues around the Bay Area, like The Lost Church, Neck of the Woods, and the Octopus Literary Salon, Bay Area musicians are sharing new and exciting folk songs, emotive compositions full of lyrical storytelling and thoughtful instrumentation. The stories shared by local folk artists are often personal, like Diana Gameros' new album interpreting Mexican songs from her youth, or Joseph Childress's LP drawing from his travels around the western United States. Marissa Kay was inspired to write the first song and title [...]

Live This Month: January 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/LTM_January_2018.mp3 Download: Live This Month: January 2018 (Podcast #420) 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. With the start of the new year come new releases by local musicians, and this mix features new songs from Santa Rosa punks Brown Bags and the old school country-influenced sounds of Laura Benitez and the Heartache, as well as Sacramento post-punk band Screature. We've also included great new-to-the-podcast songs from records Madeline Tasquin and GLO released last year. January also provides opportunities to check out [...]

Premiere: Madeline Tasquin’s retro “Future Telephone” video delights

We are excited to premiere Madeline Tasquin’s newest video, the gorgeously retro “Future Telephone" directed by Romain-Marie. Few Bay Area songwriters exist in such a worldly dream-state of higher consciousness as Madeline Tasquin. The native Canadian started out in the high energy Afro-Colombian rock group Antioquia, and has moved through her solo career in and out of the English language and through a diverse set of musical styles including jazz, traditional French, and folk to create a distinct sound for herself (though one is reminded of St. Vincent and Feist in listening). Intensely musical and endlessly creative, Tasquin’s music is [...]

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