Local musicians organize Berkeley folk benefit concert for KIND

(flyer art: Kira Lynn Cain) If you’re skipping Outside Lands this year and perhaps looking for a more productive use for your money, check out this Berkeley benefit for Kids In Need of Defense, a charity that provides legal representation to refugee children. Organized by local musicians, the event promises a day of family-friendly music with food catered from Tacos El Precioso and Moon in My Kitchen this Sunday, August 11. All the acts, with the exception of Silverware, play sentimental folk-americana music and do so with earnesty and talent. Yea-Ming Chen’s music captures a particularly nostalgic brand of art-folk, [...]

Mixtape: New Music from Longtime Bay Area Artists

http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Veteran_Artists_Mixtape.mp3 Download: Mixtape: New Music from Longtime Bay Area Artists (Podcast #413) Between streaming music services and social media, it feels easier than ever to find and consume an endless supply of new bands. But all of that access can also make it more challenging to find the time to keep up with previous favorites. There are plenty of good reasons to get excited about young bands, debut albums, and the prospect of discovering emerging artists, but there's also something uniquely rewarding to watching a great musician's career evolve over time. This mixtape collects new and recent music from twelve [...]

Premiere: Yea-Ming and the Rumours’ new 7″ and upcoming shows!

Yea-Ming and the Rumours have a brand new 7 inch out this month and you need it! Side A is "Baby Blue," and no, it is not a Dylan cover. It is pure, classic Yea-Ming: full of love and tears, dreamy vocals, smart lyrics and delicious instrumentation. Side B, "From Autumn" is about not going back, and while she is speaking for herself, we might all take a minute to think about the things drawing us backwards and decide if indeed it is time to make a change. Yea-Ming was in the seminal band Dreamdate with Anna Hillburg. These days [...]

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Yea-Ming and the Rumours release ‘I Will Make You Mine’

The wait is over! I Will Make You Mine, the debut record from Yea Ming and the Rumours, is finally HERE. It contains classics you have had stuck in your head since 2015 but also some brand new material to keep you sane right on through 2065. Listen immediately and get your cassette copy this Friday from the world's greatest record company - Burger Records. Better yet, pick up a copy at one of their upcoming shows: The official record release show goes down this Sunday, July 17, at The Make Out Room with China, Joseph Childress & The Unending [...]

Video Premiere: Yea-Ming and The Rumours – “When You Were Young”

Here it is! The long-awaited premiere video from Yea-Ming and The Rumours. The star studded cast includes Anna Hillburg (Dreamdate), Josh Miller (Extra Classic, The Wrong Words), Dulcinea Gonzalez (Midnite Snaxxx), Spencer Hicks (aka Spencey Dude) and more. You should also recognize Econo Jam Records and Kingman's Lucky Lounge. There is even a tiny glimpse of Greg Ashley's masterpiece, "Painted Garden." A local treasure trove from a local treasure. The debut solo record is coming soon and rumor has it there are a few songs mixed with the help of Alicia from The Aislers Set! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vf7LZifk014&feature=youtu.be Catch Yea-Ming and The [...]

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