Nada Surf returns to SF for sold-out show at GAMH

"We are in the middle of a slow-motion, 20-year tour here in San Francisco," joked Matthew Caws, lead singer and guitarist behind indie rock favorites Nada Surf. On Friday, May 20, Nada Surf played the second show of an extensive 35-city tour, appearing at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, featuring a 25-song set list and a double encore. "We started at The Bottom of the Hill, up to Slim's, The Fillmore, Great American, we've still got Bill Graham and the Swedish to get to," laughed Caws. The band is touring in support of their eighth studio album, You Know Who [...]

By |May 23, 2016|Tags: |

Nada Surf return to the Great American tomorrow

Every four years, lo-fi indie-pop sensation Nada Surf becomes restless enough to return to the studio, and subsequently, the road. With their first album of original material in four years and since the addition of former Guided By Voices guitarist Doug Gillard in 2012, You Know Who You Are was released in early March 2016. After warming up in the Midwest with a string of acoustic performances, Nada Surf returns to San Francisco to play Great American Music Hall, leading to a long string of dates that stretch across the United States, into Europe and back to the East Coast, ending in [...]

By |May 19, 2016|Tags: |

WATERS release b-side "If Only"; On tour now with Nada Surf

Former Port O'Brien frontman Van Pierszalowski's latest project WATERS premiered their previously unreleased b-side "If Only" on Stereogum in both streaming and downloadable formats this past Monday. Another standout from the sessions for the band's debut LP Out In The Light, "If Only" is a fuzzy, frenetic, and catchy track that showcases Pierszalowski's songwriting talents. Take a listen here on The Bay Bridged: WATERS - "If Only" "If Only" is also available now on iTunes, and don't forget that WATERS is on tour now with Nada Surf, before they return home for a tour-ending gig at Brick and Mortar on [...]

WATERS debuts video for "Mickey Mantle," heads back out on the road

Fresh off a supporting gig on Delta Spirit's 30-date North American tour, WATERS premiered their video for "Mickey Mantle" on Consequence of Sound. The track, which highlighted the band's opening set at the Fillmore last month, is the third off the band's debut album Out In The Light to get the official video treatment (after "For The One" and "Back To You"). The video was filmed as part of Music Video Race, which paired musicians and filmmakers together to create music videos over just one weekend in May. WATERS' partner-in-crime was director Peter Ruecktenwald of Vidola Productions, who used live-action, [...]

Tonight: free acoustic Nada Surf performance at Aquarius Records

In case you need another reason to head to Aquarius Records, Nada Surf will be performing a free live acoustic show at the store tonight at 6pm (before playing at The Fillmore later tonight). Nada Surf - "When I Was Young" Below, you can read Aquarius' glowing review of the band's latest album, The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy. We might as well just start out with the obvious. Pop record of the year. Hands down. We knew it would be. And yeah, even in January, it's pretty much already been decided. In fact the minute we found out there [...]

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