Friday, August 01, 2008

"480 Minutes" - new Freshkills, Ponytail

Happy August! As usual, another month completely snuck up on me. I think my paper calendar is still on May...

Next Tuesday is the BAGeL Radio Presents... Darker My Love show at The Independent at which you will get your very own free copy of their new CD. You should support the band and buy your tickets in advance, but a few lucky listeners today will win free tickets during "480 Minutes," so listen up for Darker My Love and The Fall. When you hear a song by either band get in touch (contact info below) and you might just win yourself a pair of free tickets.

More really good new music arrived this week including stuff from Freshkills (Brooklyn, NY), The Coast (Toronto, Canada), Oxford Collapse (Brooklyn, NY), Ponytail (Baltimore, MD), Telepathique (Sao Paulo, Brazil), The Bug (London, England), Jeff Hanson (St. Paul, MN), Totimoshi (Alameda, CA), Bark Hide And Horn (Portland, OR), Nat Kendall Presents: Songbird Sing (San Francisco, CA), The Gaslight Anthem (New Brunswick, NJ), Super XX Man (Portland, OR), White Lies (a major label band from England...shhh, don't tell!), and Florence And The Machine (London, England).

Besides the Tuesday August 5th BAGeL Radio Presents... Darker My Love, Lumerians, and The Eulogies @ The Independent show, don't forget that next Wednesday (August 6th) is The Rumble, featuring an intimate mini-set by Sugar & Gold --free admission before 10pmif you RSVP. Then on Friday 8/8 our friends The Owl Mag are celebrating their 3rd Anniversary at the Independent with Wallpaper, Hottub, & Vitamin Party, plus DJ sets by Aaron Axelsen of Live 105 and Amplive of Zion-I. Buy tickets for The Owl Mag par-tay.

Please tune in to "480 Minutes" today and every Friday. The show runs live from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time, is rebroadcast starting at 7 p.m., then twice more on Saturday. On Saturday night at midnight we return to regular BAGeL Radio programming.

Reach out and e-touch us during the show via:

Yahoo IM: bagelradio
AOL/iChat: bagelradiolive
MSN Msgr:

or send an instant message directly through the BAGeL Radio site on the bottom right of the window where is says "click here to chat," or, give the StudioCam chatroom at a try:

Bay Area Gig eList (upcoming shows of interest):

*Conor Oberst And The Mystic Valley Band/ Dri @ Bottom of the Hill 8/1

*Conor Oberst And The Mystic Valley Band/ Dri @ Bottom of the Hill 8/2

BAGeL Radio Presents...
*Darker My Love/ The Lumerians/ The Eulogies @ The Independent 8/5/08 free album with $10 ticket purchase so buy tickets now!

**The (August) Rumble with an intimate mini-set from Sugar & Gold @ Harlot 8/6 RSVP now!

*The Owl Mag 3rd Anniversary Show @ The Independent 8/8

featuring Wallpaper/ Hottub/ Vitamin Party and DJ sets by Aaron Axelsen and Amplive

SonAmbulance/ Weinland/ A Weather @ Bottom of the Hill 8/6

Human League/ ABC/ Belinda Carlisle/ Dead Or Alive @ Mountain Winery 8/11

TBA/ The Union Trade/ One Becomes One Hundred @ Bottom of the Hill 8/13

Passenger @ Swedish American Hall 8/13

The Octopus Project/ The Hot Toddies/ Sassy! @ Bottom of the Hill 8/16

*Bob Log III/ Scott H. Biram/ Left Lane Cruiser @ Bottom of the Hill 8/20

Vin Rouge/ TBA/ The New Up @ Bottom of the Hill 8/29

BAGeL Radio Presents...

Scissors For Lefty/ Head Like A Kite/ DJ BAGeL Ted @ The Rickshaw Stop 8/30 - this one's 2 parts rock show 1 part dance party and it's all ages -- buy tickets now!

Matt And Kim @ Bottom of the Hill 9/2

**The (September) Rumble @ Harlot 9/3

Nine Inch Nails/ Deerhunter @ Oracle Arena 9/5

Walter Meego/ School of Seven Bells/ TBA @ Bottom of the Hill 9/8

*Squeeze @ The Mountain Winery 9/13

*Miles Hunt (of The Wonder Stuff) @ Cafe du Nord 9/16
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds @ The Warfield 9/20
Spoon @ The Fillmore 9/22, 23, & 24
Born Ruffians/ Plants And Animals/ TBA @ Bottom of the Hill 10/15

* = I'm there
** = I'm DJing
# = win tickets during "480 Minutes"

more upcoming shows

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