Mixtape: Listening into San Francisco’s Recording Studios

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/SF_Studios_Mix.mp3 Download: Mixtape: Mixtape: Stepping Inside San Francisco's Recording Studios (Podcast #355) San Francisco's legacy of producing great music isn't just a function of supremely talented bands and inviting concert venues. Hidden behind the scenes is the Bay Area's rich array of recording studios, providing opportunities for artists, local and otherwise, to create great albums. An ideal studio isn't just a quiet room stocked with the right mixing board, microphones, and other gear. More than that, it's an environment in which musicians can elevate their songs, permanently capturing them at their best. There's a long history to a number of [...]

Sea Knight explores dark waters on debut EP

Quietly captivating, subtlety gripping, delicately engrossing--there are countless combinations of adverbs and adjectives that can be used to describe the sound of Sea Knight. The band's debut EP Where Are You is full of contemplative indie rock that straddles various sub-genre lines. Listen closely and you can pick out some shoegaze, a dash of psychedelia, traces of Sonic Youth angst (especially on "Concrete" with its pained, questioning refrain) and melodic sensibilities worthy of the Pixies. The instrumental "Crows Came and Spoke of New Beginnings" even touches on hard rock as the slow burn of subdued guitars and restrained drums gradually devolves into [...]

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