Premiere: NRVS LVRS keep going with ‘Cult Lite’
(photo: Kristin Cofer) Even in these crazy times, NRVS LVRS are back with a new EP Cult Lite. Hear the whole thing, including lead single "Little Cults," right here. NRVS LVRS · Cult Lite Like many plans to release music in the last few months, theirs changed as the state of the country did. All proceeds from this EP will go to SF's TGI Justice Project, a nonprofit that features programs to assist incarcerated and at-risk transgender and gender-variant people. Though it's been taken online by necessity, they'll be premiering the record at this month's Star Crash, a monthly synth [...]
MRCH release new single before joining NRVS LVRS at Amnesia
Indie-electro duo MRCH, hailing from Phoenix, released their new single "The Other Side" today and you can get your first taste of this whimsical synth-heavy number here: The Other Side by MRCH Reflecting on the song's inception, lead vocalist Mickey Pangburn muses,"'The Other Side' was written out of the same emotions that Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind evoke in me. Set to an almost Jock Jams groove (cause we’re full of contradictions)... And with reference to an Alice in Wonderland quote: “What if I should fall right through the center of the earth... oh, and come out the other [...]
Premiere: NRVS LVRS remix Quiet Domino’s “Metropelium.” Listen here.
In a case of the SF music scene helping each other out, electro-pop outlet NRVS LVRS have remixed Quiet Domino's debut single, "Metropelium" into a darker, DJ-ier dance track. "Metropelium" has been out for over a year — you can check out the original here, and listen to the new version below. On August 3, NRVS LVRS play Hemlock Tavern with a special appearance from Quiet Domino (aka Mark Ivy Nelsen) himself. At a grand total of $10 and featuring Pretty, Handsome, Host Bodies, and POPSCENE DJs, it's a great way to spend a Friday night. NRVS LVRS, Pretty, Handsome, [...]
What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Jan 12 – 14
Come one, come all to our first Bay Bridged Presents of the year! Friday, January 12 Nef the Pharaoh @ Pure Nightclub (Sunnyvale) South Bay denizens finally get the chance to see the Bay's rising rapper on their end of the Bay. Teenage Faces (A Tribute to the Exploding Hearts) @ 1-2-3-4 Go! Records (Oakland) Teenage Faces (aka SWMRS in disguise) team up with Mt. Eddy, and again with Circuits on the 13th, to tip their collective hats to the influential Portland band. Animaniacs: Songs and Stories @ Brava Theater (SF) If you can name all the state capitals because [...]
Bands In Portrait: NRVS LVRS
I meet up with Andrew Gomez and Bevin Fernandez of NRVS LVRS a few days before Christmas. Across town, people are busying themselves by shopping, seasoning food, and decorating their houses. Here, the mood is different. There is positive energy of anticipation as we sit down to speak about the band’s upcoming show at San Francisco’s Independent. “It is our biggest show,” says Gomez. ”I think I can say that hands-down.” NRVS LVRS released their sophomore album, Electric Dread, in June 2017. It is an album of dark, electric sounds that layer on to of each other to paint deep [...]
Check out this NRVS LVRS-Abbot Kinney collab…then see them live.
It's NRVS LVRS/Abbot Kinney/MANICS week here at The Bay Bridged! Today, we're proud to bring you this collaboration between two of the aforementioned bands: A NRVS LVRS-produced remix of Abboy Kinney's "It's the Middle of the Night." Take a listen to this fun update below: https://soundcloud.com/abbotkinney/nrvslvrs ...And when you're done, come see them both at our first showcase of 2018! This Saturday, the Independent, 9pm. Be there. NRVS LVRS, Abbot Kinney, MANICS The Independent January 13, 2018 9pm, $12 (21+)
Sponsored: Stay warm with local faves at the Indy this January
We'll say it: January kinda sucks. You're back at work, you're quickly running out of your holiday leftovers (or, more realistically, they've been gone since December 28), and no matter where you are in the country, it's freakin' freezing. Fear not, San Franciscans: The Independent has a solution. In addition to their regularly scheduled programming of top talent in independent music, they're featuring a number of local acts throughout January that will basically carry you through the entire month. Behold: you can start with the hand-clap-laden soul of Brothers Prince on the 6th and go out dancing with Midtown Social [...]
Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: NRVS LVRS, M. Lockwood Porter
(illustration: Cassidy Miller) To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email email@example.com with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random and notified via email. Saturday, September 9 NRVS LVRS, Manics, Sleeping Lessons, Quiet Domino @ Hemlock Tavern 8:30pm, $8, 21+. Buy advance tickets here. Wednesday, September 13 M. Lockwood Porter, Avi Vinocur, the Harmed Brothers @ Bottom of the Hill 9pm, $10, 21+. Buy advance tickets here.
NRVS LVRS talk ‘Electric Dread,’ play Bottom of the Hill tonight
(photo: Peter Prato) San Francisco's NRVS LVRS have been a Bay Area fixture 2014. On their latest album, Electric Dread, the duo skillfully plays with intersections between hard rock, haunting vocals, and sound engineering. The album's composition is surprising and engaging — it's the type of music you want to play more than once. Electric Dread comes out today, June 30, on Hz Castle Records. To celebrate the release, they play Bottom of the Hill tonight. In advance of the show, we caught up with NRVS LVRS to ask them about the influences and processes behind their latest release. The Bay Bridged: [...]
Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: NRVS LVRS, Devotionals and more
(illustration: Cassidy Miller) To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random and notified via email. Friday, June 30 NRVS LVRS, the Dead Ships, vverevvolf, Good Help @ Bottom of the Hill 8:30pm, $12, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Friday, June 30 Devotionals (Tyson from Two Gallants), Smokin' Ziggurats, Yogurt Brain, David and Joanna @ Hemlock Tavern 9pm, $8, 21+. [...]