Friday, January 25, 2013

"480 Minutes" - new Joy Formidable

Hello.  Today we have a special treat for you -- and exclusive in-studio live acoustic performance by Peter Arcuni of Birdmonster.  You can check out the interview here.  Birdmonster will be the first band on stage at our 10-year anniversary event next Friday, February 1st, so get there early!

Advance tickets are on sale here, and the first 10 people who e-mail their ticket receipt to Birdmonster ( will get a free Birdmonster t-shirt at the show!  $10 for 3 bands (Mister LovelessCHURCHES, and Birdmonster) at Bottom of the Hill ... and a free t-shirt?  Seriously?!  Done.  I'm going!

Today's 480 Minutes program is live-hosted from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Pacific Time and new music will include songs by and the aforementioned in-studio set by Peter from Birdmonster (including an acoustic version of one not-yet-released Birdmonster song).  Additional debut tunes from Dog Bite (Atlanta, GA),  Donora (Pittsburgh, PA), Ex Cops (Brooklyn, NY), Fear of Men (Brighton, England), FIDLAR (Los Angeles, CA), The Joy Formidable (London, England), Lost Animal (Melbourne, Australia), The Ruby Suns (Auckland, New Zealand), and Useless Eaters (Nashville, TN).

Get in touch with your requests, comments, challenge sets, and your chance to win a pair of tickets to our anniversary event during the hosted portion of the day:

e-mail: ted(at)
Yahoo IM/GoogleTalk: bagelradio
AOL/iChat: bagelradiolive

Bay Area Gig eList (upcoming Bay Area shows of interest)

*Fake Your Own Death/ Happy Fangs/ Vela @ Bottom of the Hill 1/25 buy tickets
The Walkmen @ The Fillmore 1/24 & 1/25
Blackallicious @ The New Parish (Oakland)1/25
IO Echo/ The Happy Hallows @ Hotel Utah 1/25
Wovenhand/ Vir/ Yassou Benedict @ Bottom of the Hill 1/26
Cellar Doors/ The Spyrals @ Bottom of the Hill 1/30
Local Natives @ Fox Theater (Oakland) 1/30/13
The Who: Quadrophenia and More @ Oracle Arena (Oakland) 1/30/13
Dengue Fever @ The Independent 1/31
Geographer @ The Fillmore 1/31
Michael Zapruder @ Hemlock Tavern 1/31

**# SomaFM Presents...
**# The BAGeL Radio 10th Birthday Bash @ Bottom of the Hill
**# featuring Mister Loveless/ CHURCHES/ Birdmonster 2/1/13 buy tickets
*  = We're there
** = We're DJing (stop by, say hi!)
#  = win tickets during 480 Minutes

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