Mixtape: Catching Up With Some Former Locals

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Former_Locals_Mix.mp3 Download: Mixtape: Catching Up With Some Former Locals (Podcast #348) The news that John Dwyer of San Francisco mainstays Thee Oh Sees was moving to Los Angeles – followed shortly thereafter by a Dwyer-penned press release that called the City a “graveyard” of “tech waste” – caught many of us by surprise, but it probably shouldn’t have. Indie musicians frequently leave their home bases for new environs. Musicians move for a variety of reasons--for a change of pace, to be closer to collaborators, and to find new receptive audiences. Locally, many have been concerned about the high cost of [...]

100% Silk showcase at Neck of the Woods with Magic Touch & Coyote Clean Up

100% Silk has been killing the dancefloor game this year, in case you haven't noticed. Two of the label's fastest rising artists, LA's Magic Touch and Detroit's Coyote Clean Up, are making their way down the California Coast this weekend. To kick off the mini tour, Professional Fans will present a 100% Silk Label Showcase at Neck of the Woods this Friday, featuring the two artists. Local 100% Silk producer Roche will be performing as well, plus a vinyl DJ set from Cool Greg (Pro Fans' Gregory Hill). Octo Octa was originally scheduled to headline the San Francisco show, but [...]

Haçeteria celebrates third anniversary with Sapphire Slows

Haçeteria is celebrating its third anniversary this Friday at Balançoire with an international lineup of artists and DJs from Not Not Fun and 100% Silk. Sapphire Slows will headline with a live personal appearance, plus 100% Silk DJs sets from Magic Touch and the Bay Area's own Bobby Browser and Roche. Tokyo-based singer/producer Sapphire Slows will release her new album Allegoria on November 5 via Not Not Fun. "Rules" is the latest track off that album, and you can sample it below. Magic Touch is the alias of Los Angeles-based house wizard Damon Palermo. Stream his Red Bull Music Academy [...]

epicsauce throws new monthly party in Lower Haight this Thursday (1/26/12), with Magic Touch (Mi Ami)

epicsauce will be presenting a new monthly dance party at Underground SF in the Lower Haight. Push The Feeling will be a DJ-focused party with monthly performances from local producer and DJ YR SKULL and the epicsauce DJs. Each month there will also be a performance from a live electronic act. The inaugural night (1/26/2012) will feature a special live performance from disco-house artist Magic Touch. Admission is free with an RSVP on the Facebook page. Magic Touch is the solo project of Damon Palermo, drummer for Mi Ami and Jonas Reinhardt. Last year he released a three track 12" titled I [...]

Taking Stock of September: A mix featuring eighteen of our favorite songs from the blog last month

If you're anything like me, you know how difficult it can be to keep track of all of the new music that's constantly floating around the Internet. Here's our latest month-in-review mix collecting some our favorite new (or new to us) songs recently posted on the website. Gathered in the mix are eighteen (!) new tracks that were posted on TheBayBridged.com in September, with links below to download each of them individually. The Bay Bridged - Best of the Blog September 2011 Mixtape Tracklisting: 1. Thee Oh Sees - "Carrion Crawler" 2. Burnt Ones - "Do the Spell" 3. The [...]

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