Friday, August 19, 2011

"480 Minutes" - New Amazing Sounding Hi-Fi Stream! Try It!

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Bay Area premiere of the Jay Reatard documentary, Better Than Something, at The Roxie Theater on Wednesday -- we packed the place!  Woo hoo!

For those audiophiles out there who listen to the station through good headphones, good speakers, or through a stereo system, have we got great news for you: today we are offering up a great sounding 128kbps stream of BAGeL Radio!  Click here and it will start playing in iTunes, or copy and paste the URL ( into your favorite music player. Please crank it up to (two thousand) 11 and let us know how the sound compares to your usual method of listening.  If you have any problems with any of our streams, please let us know ASAP.

Today's 480 Minutes live hosted radio program (Friday, 9a.m. - 5p.m. Pacific Time) is, as always, all-new, hosted live, in-person, in real-time.  Please tune in (it's free!) 24/7/365 by clicking that shiny giant silver Play button on the right.  Or click here.  Or try the experimental super hi-fi 128kbps stream by clicking here.

During the live show hours (Fridays, 9a.m. - 5p.m. Pacific Time) please get in touch in real-time:
e-mail: bagelradio[at]gmail[dot]com
Yahoo IM/GoogleTalk: bagelradio
AOL/iChat: bagelradiolive

or via our Facebook page.

Studio webcam

Today's BAGeL Radio debuts include new music by Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks (Portland, OR), Male Bonding (London, England), AM & Shawn Lee (New Orleans, LA/London, England), Jonathan Wilson (Los Angeles, CA), NewVillager (San Francisco, CA/New York, NY), Ume (Austin, TX), Edie Sedgwick (Washington, DC), Revolution, I Love You (Philadelphia, PA), I Break Horses (Stockholm, Sweden), The Dead Trees (Los Angeles, CA), and Tom Vek (London, England).

To see the album art and song titles while listening on your phone or tablet, try the free TuneIn Radio app.

Bay Area Gig eList (upcoming shows of interest -

Simian Mobile Disco @ Public Works 8/19
Public Enemy @ The Regency Grand 8/19
*The Coup @ The Independent 8/19
Dave Alvin & The Guilty Ones/ Los Straightjackets @ Great American Music Hall 8/20
The Be Good Tanyas @ The Independent 8/20
*Obits/ Disappears/ Beaters @ Bottom of the Hill 8/22
*The Ettes/ Hans Condor @ Rickshaw Stop 8/23
The Prids/ The Downer Party/ Continues @ Bottom of the Hill 8/23
Tim Cohen's Magic Trick/ Magic Bullets (last show ever!)/ PreTeen/ Tambo Rays @ Rickshaw Stop 8/24
Brian Wilson @ Mountain Winery (Saratoga) 8/24
Brian Wilson @ Uptown Theatre (Napa) 8/25
*Wave Array/ She Beards/ Lucky Jesus @ Bottom of the Hill 8/25
*Birdmonster/ Boy In The Bubble/ Evan Bailey/ Build Us Airplanes @ Stork Club (Oakland) 8/26
#Loquat/ Light FM @ Bottom of the Hill 8/26
Tapes'n Tapes/ Art Brut/ Chain Gang Of 1974 @ The Independent 8/26
DEVO @ Mountain Winery 8/27
Butthole Surfers @ Regency Grand 8/30
Soviettes/ Slow Death/ Gateway District @ Bottom of the Hill 8/31

(more upcoming shows at

* = We're there
** = We're DJing
# = win tickets during 480 Minutes

Lyric Of The Week: "I know what the senator wants.  The senator wants a blow job." - "Senator," Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks

Happy birthday John Deacon of Queen

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