Photos: Phantogram preview ‘Three’ at The Fox

Phantogram (photo: Robert Alleyne) In anticipation of their latest album, the aptly-titled Three coming out this Friday, New York genre-bending band Phantogram played to an excited crowd at The Fox Theater on Wednesday night, October 5, 2016. The band gave an offering of the new songs and seamlessly wove them into their older songs, bringing great energy to the venue. A plethora of visual effects and dynamic lighting layered the show, giving it a sense of awe even a good distance away from the stage as the effects swept over the whole crowd. Electronic musician and producer The Range opened for the band. [...]

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Treasure Island Breaking News: Azealia Banks out. Big Grams (Big Boi + Phantogram) in.

Another day, another last minute switcharoo for Treasure Island Music Festival. The festival announced today that Azealia Banks (who cancelled her North American tour) will be replaced by Big Grams — the new collaboration between Big Boi (of Outkast fame) and Phantogram. Big Grams will drop their debut seven-track s/t EP on September 25 via Epic. The EP will include guest appearances from Run the Jewels and everyone's favorite dubstep dude, Skrillex. Curious how this collaboration even happened? Pitchfork has the scoop (read the full interview): Pitchfork: How did you guys first link up? Big Boi: I stumbled upon Phantogram [...]

First City Festival announces 2014 lineup featuring Beck and The National

As we told you a little while ago, the second iteration of the First City Festival will take place August 23 and 24 at the Monterey County Fair and Event Center. Now the folks behind NorCal's newest summer music fest have announced this year's lineup, and it's nothing short of spectacular, featuring indie legends Beck and The National as headliners, along with the likes of Best Coast, Dawes, Tokyo Police Club, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and Speedy Ortiz, as well as local faves Geographer, Sleepy Sun, The Family Crest, Doe Eye, Cool Ghouls, and Survival Guide. In addition to performers on [...]

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Cults, LAKE, AgesandAges, Delorean, Phantogram, Entrance Band, Foxtails Brigade

To enter any contest submit an email to contest[at] with your full name in the body and the concert you’re entering the contest for in the subject line. You may only submit your name to one contest. Winners for each show will be decided using the guidelines listed below. Thursday, April 14th Cults, Magic Kids, White Arrow @ The Independent To win a pair of tickets to the show be the THIRD person to enter! The show starts at 8pm, $13, 21+. Purchase advance tickets here. LAKE, AgesandAges, Michael Beach @ Hemlock Tavern To win a pair of tickets to [...]

Interview: Phantogram

In the spirit of the upcoming Treasure Island Music Festival October 16-17, The Bay Bridged had a chat with Phantogram. The New York-based band is scheduled to play on Saturday, along with a number of other dance-friendly electro acts. Stay tuned for more interviews from this year's artists leading up to the festival. The first interview of this series featured Will Sprott of the Mumlers. TBB: How would you describe your sound in six words or less? Beat-heavy dream drone pop. TBB: Where did the band name come from? We wanted our band name to convey the idea of a [...]

2010 Treasure Island Music Festival Mix (Podcast #231)

2010 Treasure Island Music Festival Mix (Podcast #231) This week's podcast offers a sampling of the many great bands taking part in the 2010 Treasure Island Music Festival. We're quite excited to be returning to the island on Saturday, October 16th and Sunday, October 17th for a two-day celebration of great music that proves to be one of our favorite concert events every year. We'll be offering up previews, downloads and giveaways as the festival gets closer, but here are selections from fourteen TIMF 2010 artists. Find out more about all of them and purchase tickets to the festival over [...]

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