Video Premiere: The Wrong Words – "I Don't Have A Heart"

San Francisco's The Wrong Words are set to release their sophomore studio record Everything Is Free on September 17 via Chicago's Trouble In Mind Records, and today we are happy to be premiering the video for the album's latest single "I Don't Have A Heart" right here on The Bay Bridged. The video – which was directed by Berkeley-based Chris Anderson and Lily Chou – features the trio embarking on day at home together, replete with Fruity Pebbles with coffee instead of milk, Jazzercise, a game of Twister, and finding an abandoned "baby" on their doorstep. The track itself is [...]

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Live This Month: September 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #314)

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/LTM_September_2013.mp3 Download: Live This Month: September 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #314) 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. This month's episode is stacked with album release shows for Bay Area bands, with Bay Bridged favorites like Terry Malts and Kelley Stoltz introducing new albums we're really excited about. We're also proud to be presenting a series of September concerts celebrating the release of These Strange Days, a brand new compilation of local bands curated by [...]

The Wrong Words – "I Will Change Your Mind"

SF's The Wrong Words are back with a new 7-inch on Trouble In Mind Records, featuring the incredibly catchy single "I Will Change Your Mind." Listen to it below. Side B offers another new song titled "How To Keep a Straight Face," and the two tunes mark the trio's first release since 2011's self-titled full length. You can grab both of them here. The band is currently immersed in the SXSW sea, but has a show scheduled for March 21st at The Hemlock (9pm, $7) with Dimples, Outer Minds, and Radar Eyes. More info and the show flyer are hanging [...]

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Mixtape: Music to Drink Beer to (Podcast #261)

Mixtape: Music to Drink Beer to (Podcast #261) Think of our latest mixtape as something of an hour-long indie music/beer pairing, inspired by our upcoming The Bay Brewed rock and roll beer festival. On Saturday, December 3rd, we'll be at The Verdi Club, for performances by Weekend, Sleepy Sun, Extra Classic, and Terry Malts, and unlimited local craft beer samplings from 21st Amendment, Anchor Steam, Beach Chalet, Drake's Brewing, Lagunitas, Magnolia, Marin Brewing Company, Social Kitchen & Brewery, and Speakeasy. In this mixtape, we've collected music from 21 local indie rock, garage, lo-fi and psych bands whose rocking tunes serve [...]

Noted: The Wrong Words, WHY?, My Second Surprise, Foolproof Four and more

The Wrong Words recently performed a live set on WFMU, which you can download for free. Well, shit. WHY? and Serengeti just cancelled their tour. Have you listened to the latter's Family & Friends yet? It's really strong. Not new but still reliably great: Hemlock booker Tony Bedard's journey through the world of horrible press releases as @Folder_Rock is full of humor, sadness, and sadness-derived humor. Local folk-rock band Foolproof Four are releasing their debut LP, Apples of Our Allegiance, Saturday night at Amnesia. The night before, they'll be serving on the music side of the music and comedy showcase [...]

Recommended, 6/20-26: Thao & Mirah/BOBBY, Wax Idols/The Paperhead, Religious Girls/Metal Mother

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. Thao & Mirah's homecoming show at the Great American After a nationwide tour behind their self-titled album, Thao & Mirah return home for a show at the Great American Music Hall on Thursday, June 23rd (8pm, $16). Tourmates BOBBY (which includes Mountain Man's Molly Sarle) release their debut album today. Thao & Mirah - "Love is a [...]

Free show Saturday: The Wrong Words and The Parties celebrate the Burritt Room’s one year anniversary

Just a week ago, a friend was heralding the shows at the Crescent Hotel's Burritt Room (417 Stockton Street) as an underrated spot hidden in downtown SF. This Saturday, June 4th, is a great opportunity to check out the Burritt, which is celebrating one year of shows with a free concert featuring locals The Wrong Words and The Parties. Show starts at 9, with birthday cake and complimentary gin punch beforehand. The Wrong Words – "Summer’s Gone" The Parties - "Autumn Girl"

Live This Month: April 2011 – an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #246)

Live This Month: April 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. April has a number of big artists with recent albums coming to town, including Kurt Vile, The Rural Alberta Advantage, and Akron/Family. Meanwhile, some great local artists are either concluding tours (like Papercuts) or kicking them off (like tUnE-yArDs). All told, it's another busy month for rock and roll in the Bay Area. Enjoy this mix and then go check out some shows! Subscribe to The Bay Bridged Podcast! About [...]

Recommended, 4/4-4/10: Papercuts, The Wrong Words, The Dodos, 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. Papercuts return home with Fading Parade I've been listening to Fading Parade, the latest from Papercuts, like crazy lately, and every spin has me confused as to why this band isn't yet a bigger name. Jason Quever has constructed an album that's lush and layered, but rooted in great pop songs that thrive in the haze. Papercuts [...]

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