Beyond the Bay: TORRES at Bitterzoet in Amsterdam
TORRES (photo: Jon Bauer) Making her way east after an Iceland Airwaves appearance, our photographer Jon caught Torres at one of the coolest venues in Amsterdam, Bitterzoet. Check out more of Jon's European adventures here, here, and here.
TORRES releasing new LP, headlining Bottom of the Hill
Photo credit: Shawn Brackbill Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter TORRES (a.k.a. Mackenzie Scott) is touring in support of her sophomore album, Sprinter, out May 5 (U.S.) on Partisan Records. TORRES will headline an all ages show at Bottom of the Hill on May 13 after sets from Cave Clove and Aero Flynn. Featuring the critically acclaimed single "Cowboy Guilt" (below), Sprinter is the full-length follow-up to Scott's self-titled 2013 debut, TORRES. Scott cites English poet John Donne’s 1624 poem "Devotions upon Emergent Occasions" as inspiration for the album, most notably on “Son, You Are No Island.” With deeply personal lyrics and heart wrenching [...]
Mixtape: The Best New Bands from South by Southwest 2015
http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/SXSW_2015_Mix.mp3 Download: Mixtape: The Best New Bands from South by Southwest 2015 (Podcast #359) The early word on South by Southwest 2015 was that the music/technology/film conference and festival was scaling back this year, with a significant reduction in permitted events, fewer global mega-brands as sponsors, and less parties headlined by top mainstream acts. And while all of that was true, the week seemed to afford as many opportunities as ever to see a wide variety of emerging indie talent from around the world. If this is the scaled-down South By, then its future is safe for indie bands and [...]