Mixtape: New SF Bands with Great Musical Resumes

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Musical_Resumes_Mix.mp3 Download: Mixtape: New SF Bands with Great Musical Resumes (Podcast #344) In a scene as active as the San Francisco Bay Area, it's not uncommon to learn that the members of your favorite band are also involved in other musical projects. It's also not surprising to see bands break up, burn out or go through significant lineup changes, enabling former players to explore new terrain on their own. All of this means that a number of newer bands with unfamiliar names might have some familiar faces -- or, perhaps more appropriately, voices -- involved. It also means that if [...]

Win a test pressing of MINOT's new 7" and Winter Tour EP

On February 5, MINOT released a new limited edition 7-inch, "The Ringing Silence Between Your Ears" b/w "The Means Relativize The Ends", and bassist Ben Thorne recently swung by The Bay Bridged office and dropped off some sick loot to give away to one lucky fan: a test pressing of the new vinyl, along with a copy of the band's limited edition Winter Tour 2012–2013 CD-EP An Era of Institutional Failure. To win the MINOT 7-inch and EP, email jason.shane@thebaybridged.com with "MINOT Contest" in the subject line and your full name plus the reason you should win in the body [...]

By |February 19, 2013|Tags: , , |

Four local release shows this weekend: Philistines/MINOT, Tussle, Glitter Wizard, Trails and Ways

If you're not sure what to do this weekend, consider four options featuring local bands celebrating new releases: Tonight is Y La Bamba's second night at Amnesia, and they'll be supported by Trails and Ways, who have a new 7" single via Turntable Kitchen. The B-side is this cover of Miguel's "Sure Thing." Over at the Hemlock Tavern on Friday night, heavy rockers Glitter Wizard will be partying for the release of their latest album, Hunting Gatherers, on Captcha Records. Stream the whole new album below. Hunting Gatherers by Glitter Wizard One night later -- that's Saturday -- at the [...]

Oakland post-rock group MINOT releases two new songs

Oakland post-rock group MINOT — whose three members include Matthew W. Solberg (ex-From Monument To Masses), Shannon Corr (ex-Sons of Oswald, Turks), and Ben Thorne (Tartufi, Low Red Land) — have released two new songs on their Bandcamp page, and have two upcoming shows at Bottom of the Hill. Check out the "unmastered" songs and show details below: The Means Relativize The Ends (unmastered) by MINOT Progatón (unmastered) by MINOT Black Elk, Totimoshi, MINOT Bottom of the Hill April 19, 2012 Gauntlet Hair, Dana Buoy (of Akron/Family), MINOT Bottom of the Hill May 9, 2012

By |April 11, 2012|Tags: |

Recommended, 11/14-11/20: Wet Illustrated/Devon Williams, MINOT (ex-FMTM)/Tartufi, Kimya Dawson, The Stone Foxes/Steve Taylor

Every Monday, we'll be offering you early picks for some of the week's best concerts. Do you think we omitted something worthwhile? Let us know in the comments! Be sure to visit our Local Concert Calendar for an expanded set of daily listings. Wet Illustrated kicks off tour with Devon Williams Fresh off the release of 1x1x1, SF's Wet Illustrated bring their exuberant art-pop to Amnesia on Thursday (9pm, $7-10), kicking off a series of West Coast dates with Devon Williams. Tim Cohen's Magic Trick headlines the evening. Wet Illustrated - "Gypsy Town" Magic Trick (Tim Cohen) - "Daylight Moon" [...]

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