Mixtape: San Francisco post-punk, electronic and industrial sounds

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/PostPunk_2016_Mix.mp3 Download: Mixtape: Gloomy and Intense: Local Post-Punk, Electronic, and Industrial Sounds (Podcast #381) It's not all sunshine in the Bay Area, and our music scene isn't all upbeat indie pop and garage rock. On the darker end of the spectrum, there are bands more influenced by Siouxsie and Bauhaus than by surfing and beaches. For local musicians in the related constellations of post-punk, dark wave, and industrial music, a sharp sense of mood and atmosphere adds an emotionally powerful layer to compelling songwriting. There's a feeling to each of these songs that is raw, often visceral. That's not to [...]

Get to know: Moira Scar and V.E.X.

Photo by David Chi With a band name like Moira Scar and albums titled Psychosis and Scarred for Life, I thought I was in for something dark and disturbing when I first played their tracks. Yeah, there's plenty of darkness and screams, but underneath it all, it's just so much more fun (and danceable) than I was expecting. Moira Scar began as a collaboration between comic book artists Roxy Monoxide and LuLu Gamma Ray, who according to Roxy, "came out of the S.F. synth punk sewer rock of The Floating Corpses". Drummer Mikey Mayhem was brought in to fill out [...]

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