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 [...]

Get to Know: New Faultlines

Earlier this month, New Faultlines of Oakland released Runaway, their most recent album, on cassette. New Faultlines' members have been around - they have or currently performed with bands such as Nobunny, Fronds, Useless Eaters, and more. The band's music is focused on the melody, with strong pop influences leading the way and hints of surf, punk, and maybe a little '80s radio country sprinkled in. The recordings are DIY, but I think the grainy audio and occasionally shaky guitars give New Faultlines' music a little character that may be lacking with traditional clean production. Listen to Runaway below, followed [...]

Go to Top