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 [...]

Yoni Wolf (WHY?) solo tour hits Swedish American Hall in April

Yoni Wolf (of WHY?) - "Shoot the Singer (1 Sick Verse)" (Pavement Cover) Yoni Wolf (of WHY?) - "Brook & Waxing" For WHY?'s last two records, 2009's Eskimo Snow and 2008's Alopecia, the band drew from sessions recorded in February 2007. Four years later, what's next for the group? That's a question that might be at least partially answered on Yoni Wolf's upcoming solo tour, which heads to the Swedish American Hall on April 23rd (8pm, $15, All Ages). Wolf's expected to preview new material and play some covers, in addition to sampling from the WHY? back catalog. After the [...]

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Media Monday: new Rogue Wave, The Dodos on Letterman, locals on Daytrotter

Last week, Stereogum posted a new one from Rogue Wave's upcoming album Permalight (above album artwork via Spinner). "Good Morning" is more electronically-oriented than the band's past releases, but there's a familiar infectiousness at work: Rogue Wave - "Good Morning" The Dodos played Letterman on Friday. Dave's introduction is priceless ("Their album is entitled Time to Die. Well, Happy New Year!"), after which the band launches into "Fables": Finally, a couple of exciting guests on Daytrotter recently. Yoni Wolf (WHY?) did a session a few days back, featuring three songs from the still-fresh Eskimo Snow and Bob Dylan's [...]

New, Improved, LIVE: Yoni Wolf (of WHY?) Studio Session Videos

We are pleased to offer some great new videos from our Yoni Wolf studio session, courtesy of our partners at Pandora. We have two available for viewing here and another two will be released exclusively on their video site which can be found here. Yoni Wolf (of WHY?) - "Against Me" Yoni Wolf (of WHY?) - "Brook & Waxing" You can listen and download all of the tracks from this session, read an exclusive interview with Yoni, and see photos from the day over at the New, Improved, LIVE homepage.

New, Improved, LIVE: Studio Session with Yoni Wolf (of WHY?)

TheBayBridged.com and New, Improved Recording are proud to present the third installment of New, Improved, LIVE, our ongoing monthly series of live studio sessions with top indie bands, recorded at the New, Improved Recording studio in Oakland, California. This month's session features Yoni Wolf of WHY? delivering exclusive solo vocal-and-piano renditions of songs from the band's upcoming album as well as a terrific Pavement cover. There's a certain full circle feeling to inviting Yoni into the studio to perform solo, since WHY? began as a solo project before it evolved into the full band acclaimed for Elephant Eyelash and Alopecia. [...]

August 2009: Yoni Wolf (of WHY?)

TheBayBridged.com and New, Improved Recording are proud to present the third installment of New, Improved, LIVE, our ongoing monthly series of live studio sessions with top indie bands, recorded at the New, Improved Recording studio in Oakland, California. This month's session features Yoni Wolf of WHY? delivering exclusive solo vocal-and-piano renditions of songs from the band's upcoming album as well as a terrific Pavement cover. There's a certain full circle feeling to inviting Yoni into the studio to perform solo, since WHY? began as a solo project before it evolved into the full band acclaimed for Elephant Eyelash and Alopecia. [...]

Yoni Wolf (Why?) show recording surfaces

With Alopecia ruling 2008, Why? leader Yoni Wolf has been playing some solo shows lately, including one at the Apple Store during Noise Pop. Via GrandGood, an excellent recording of Yoni performing solo in New York in December has surfaced, and it features some exciting new songs alongside a stripped-down "These Few Presidents" and a spoken-word rendition of "The Fall of Mr. Fifths". Why? (Yoni solo) - Live at Anticon's Third Annual 10 Year Anniversary in NYC Wolf doesn't have any upcoming local dates scheduled, but will be performing solo at SXSW as part of Anticon's showcase. [...]

By |March 9, 2009|Tags: |

Win Two Tickets to See Subtle, Yoni Wolf and Forrest Day!

There is a fantastic local lineup at The Independent next FridayThursday, December 11, and The Bay Bridged wants you and a friend to go! Oakland's Subtle is headlining, and will be joined by Yoni Wolf (of Why?) and Forrest Day. Subtle - "The Long Vein of the Law" Subtle's unique brand of rap/rock, fronted by the amazing doseone, includes appearances by lots of instruments, including sampler, synth, guitar, cello, winds, electronic and acoustic drums, and various vocal experiments. The live show is certain to be a blast - find out how to go for free after the jump! [...]

By |December 4, 2008|Tags: , , , |
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