Premiere: Radiation City – “Stutter” (see them at Rickshaw this Sunday)

Portland's Radiation City has always been one of the more sonically adventurous indie pop bands out there. They are known for riffing off of bossa nova, '60s girl groups, and ethereal synth pop in endlessly absorbing ways, and new track "Stutter"—which the Bay Bridged is pleased to premiere today—adds yet another hue to their sonic palette. "It's a bit of a sneak peek into the ever evolving sound that is Radiation City," says vocalist and keyboardist Lizzy Ellison of the track, which is a b-side from an album the band is currently working on and planning to put out next [...]

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Phono del Sol Edition)

Phono del Sol 2013 takes place tomorrow, July 13, at Potrero del Sol Park. Get your tickets now! Jason: We've been all over K.Flay in the run up to Phono del Sol, most recently with our boy Roman Gohkman's interview with the talented Ms. Flaherty herself. Her new EP What If It Is is due August 6, and we've already shown you the video for the album track "The Cops". But as much as I love that song, there's another track off the album that I've had on repeat much of this week – K.Flay's collaboration with Detroit rapper Danny [...]

Mixtape: The Bands of the 2013 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival (Podcast #308)

Mixtape: The Bands of the 2013 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival (Podcast #308) On Saturday, July 13th, 2013, The Bay Bridged and Tiny Telephone are returning to Potrero del Sol Park for the third annual Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival, an all day, all ages celebration of great music and food. We've got twelve amazing bands set to perform, led by SF's Thee Oh Sees and LA-by-way-of-Portland band YACHT. They'll be joined by garage pop duo Bleached, rapper K.Flay, guitar shredder Marnie Stern, and synth-pop duo Painted Palms, as well as Blouse, Radiation City, Social Studies, [...]

Radiation City added to the 2013 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival!

We're excited to announce that Portland's Radiation City will be performing at our 2013 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival on Saturday, July 13, 2013. Rad City's lovingly crafted orchestral pop has received widespread acclaim, and the band just released Animals In The Median on Tender Loving Empire. At Phono del Sol, the quintet will be joining Thee Oh Sees, YACHT, Bleached, K.Flay, Marnie Stern, Painted Palms, Blouse, Social Studies, Cool Ghouls, Surf Club and B. Hamilton for an awesome day of great music and food trucks. Tickets for Phono del Sol are moving quickly, so get your tickets [...]

Radiation City plays Rickshaw Stop with Sea of Bees Wednesday night

Hot off the release of Cool Nightmare, their second EP, Portland's Radiation City are bringing their atmoshperic, orchestral indie sounds back to our fair city. They play the Rickshaw Stop this Wednesday night with Sacramento's Sea of Bees and Brooklyn's The Loom. Rad City — as they're known to the cool kids (by which I mean, on Tumblr) — released this video for the Cool Nightmare track "Find It of Use." It's well worth watching. You see that piano up there on the cover of the EP? The one being played by that ghostly dude? Well if you looked at [...]

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