Phantom Kicks remix “Sophia in Gold” by Letting Up Despite Great Faults

Sophia in Gold (Phantom Kicks Remix) by Phantom Kicks Phantom Kicks have remixed "Sophia in Gold," originally a song by Letting Up Despite Great Faults. Here's a little insight on how this collaboration came about, straight from Phantom Kicks' guitarist Tanner Pikop: We have been in touch with LA's Letting Up Despite Great Faults ever since we played The Rumble with them in February and as they were preparing to release their EP, Paper Crush at the beginning of August, they asked if we were interested in remixing one of the tracks. Once I finally got around to it, I [...]

Watch performances by Birds & Batteries, Phantom Kicks at Rock Make 2011

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTgVP4IUnBc At this year's Rock Make Street Festival, the bands absolutely killed it. Headlining the Deli Radio stage, local veterans Birds & Batteries have been a frequent player on our web site, and we were happy to have them make their first ever Rock Make appearance this year. On the up-and-coming front, Phantom Kicks also played on the Deli Radio stage, impressing the early crowd with their energetic stage presence. They had a couple extra members, including the lovely voice of talented local musician Debbie Neigher! Neigher helped on a really fun cover of Phantongram's "When I'm Small" to get [...]

Mixtape: 2011 Rock Make Street Festival Preview Mix (Podcast #257)

This episode is sponsored by Audyssey. Mixtape: 2011 Rock Make Street Festival Preview Mix (Podcast #257) As we noted in the last episode of our podcast, we're extremely exited about our fourth annual 2011 Rock Make Street Festival, taking place at Treat Avenue at 18th Street in San Francisco on Saturday, September 17th from 12pm to 7pm (RSVP on Facebook). Rock Make is a free, all ages, all day event, featuring tons of local arts and crafts vendors showcasing their wares between two stages of great local indie bands. There will also be local food vendors and a local beer [...]

Announcing the lineup for the 2011 Rock Make Street Festival: Tartufi, Battlehooch, Birds & Batteries, Bare Wires and many more set to perform!

The Bay Bridged, Tartufi, and Cookie and the Dude are proud to announce the lineup of local bands and artists performing at the fourth annual Rock Make Street Festival, returning to Treat Avenue at 18th Street in San Francisco on Saturday, September 17th from 12pm to 7pm (Facebook event). Widely celebrated as the Mission's only free, all ages, all day celebration of local independent music, arts, crafts, and food, Rock Make 2011 will feature two stages of local indie bands, over 100 arts and crafts vendors, and local food vendors. Without further ado, the following acts will be at this [...]

Live This Month: June 2011 – an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #250)

Live This Month: June 2011 In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. June kicks off the summer touring season, which means a bunch of acts coming through SF and locals heading out on tour. Not coincidentally, a bunch of the bands included here have new records out this month, including My First Earthquake, Matt Bauer, The Wooden Birds, and Black Lips. Enjoy this mix and then go check out some shows! Subscribe to The Bay Bridged Podcast! About the bands: Local band [...]

Recommended, 4/25-5/1: tUnE-yArDs, Phantom Kicks, Soft White Sixties, Oh Sees acoustic

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. It's already been quite a 2011 for tUnE-yArDs, and their new album w h o k i l l has only been out for one week. I can attest to Merrill Garbus' amazing presence as a frontwoman, and, if you go to the Great American Music Hall on Tuesday, April 26th (8pm, $15), you will not be [...]

Recommended, 3/21-3/27: Antonionian, Burger Boogaloo, Parson Red Heads, and more

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. Jordan Dalrymple (Subtle/13 & God) just released his first album of funky, electronic pop as Antonionian and he has an album release show on March 23rd at the Rickshaw Stop (8pm, $10). Doseone and Jel support their Anticon labelmate with a solo set and a DJ set respectively. Antonionian - "Into the Night" Burger Boogaloo: Three days [...]

Phantom Kicks – “Cut From A Different Clay”

Phantom Kicks, despite not having an official release under their belts, have not been shy about playing live shows, sharing local bills with the likes of The Dont's, My First Earthquake, Skeletal System and Sunbeam Rd. For future outings, however, the trio will be able to boast their debut EP, entitled Tectonics, which comes out in April. "Cut From A Different Clay" is the first track off the EP, with a thumping backbeat, electronic hooks, and dreamy, layered vocals. Phantom Kicks - "Cut From A Different Clay" Phantom Kicks are scheduled to play at Milk Bar on March 24th (8:00 [...]

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Recommended, 11/29-12/5: Casiotone, Terrorbird’s holiday party, Hosannas, The Actors

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! Check out our Local Concert Calendar for an expanded set of daily local listings. Bands/promoters/managers, feel free to submit your own shows to the Calendar too. Casiotone For The Painfully Alone - "Cold White Christmas" Hosannas – "When We Were Young" Phantom Kicks – “Eyes Familiar” The Actors - "Through a False Door" Maus Haus - "Winter" Exray’s – “You Forgot" Casiotone For The Painfully Alone's "California Grand Finale Weekend" On December [...]

Saturday at the Rickshaw: My First Earthquake, The Dont’s, Spiro Agnew, Phantom Kicks

True to their mantra ("Sweet Sounds from the Bay"), the Deli SF powers-that-be have lined up four solid bands to play at the Rickshaw Stop this Saturday, September 4th (8:00 pm, $10/advance, $12/door). My First Earthquake - "Neon for You" The Dont's - "Which Side You're On (The Pirate Song)" Phantom Kicks - "Eyes Familiar" My First Earthquake, The Dont's, Spiro Agnew, and Phantom Kicks will all convene amongst the rickshaws, along with a DJ set from H.A. Eugene (Business 80). Saturday's set will also serve as Spiro Agnew's official album release (OH What Model Citizens We Be, available via [...]

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