China Films Moody New Music Video in Bernal Heights

Ah well. So it goes: Another week, another ridiculously sexy music video filmed here in Bernal Heights. This one comes by way of China (the local Americana-folk band, NOT the famous Asian nation of 1.4 billion people). China recorded their newest video on the undiscovered streets around The Lost Tribe of College Hill, and the Bay Bridged … Continue reading China Films Moody New Music Video in Bernal Heights

New Music Video Showcases Bernal Heights (and Neighbor Eric)

A terrific local band has a terrific new video to back their terrific new song… and we couldn’t help but notice that the video includes lots of glamorous scenes shot around Bernal Heights. The band is The Tropics, and its members include Claire George, Eric Silverman, Nate Skelton, Kern Sigala, and Rowan Peter. Extra Bonus: Eric … Continue reading New Music Video Showcases Bernal Heights (and Neighbor Eric)

Music Video from Thao Nguyen Connects Bernal to Brooklyn

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s candid discussion about the impact of gentrification in Bernal Heights, here’s an item that’s both appropriately inappropriate and inappropriately appropriate. Songwriter Thao Nguyen is currently enjoying some much-deserved success in the indie scene. She doesn’t live in Bernal, but she has strong ties to us; she lives in San Francisco, her … Continue reading Music Video from Thao Nguyen Connects Bernal to Brooklyn

Cool Ghouls Film “Oh California” Music Video on Bernal Hill

Last week it was glamorous fashion shoots, and this week it’s music videos by the hipster undead… San Franciso’s Cool Ghouls recently filmed a video for their cute song “Oh California” on our rapidly-browning hill, and the finished product is a lot of fun to see. There’s no embed for the finished video via the band’s … Continue reading Cool Ghouls Film “Oh California” Music Video on Bernal Hill

New Video Captures Magic of Renegade “Pianfrancisco” Concert on Bernal Hill

If you’re still sad you missed the lovely piano party that happened on Bernal Hill in August, there’s a new video of the event that will make you… even sadder. From hufffing the piano up the hill to singing along as a big orange sunset bathes San Francisco, this is a terrific way to experience the … Continue reading New Video Captures Magic of Renegade “Pianfrancisco” Concert on Bernal Hill

Bernal Rockstar Dan The Automator Talks with NPR About “Got a Girl,” His New Musical Collaboration

As we all know, everyone who lives in Bernal Heights is a rockstar. But some express it more than others. Music producer Dan Nakamura — aka Dan The Automator — is a Bernal resident who is famous in the music biz for the work he did to give artists like Deltron 3030, the Gorillaz, Del the Funky Homosapien, and Handsome Boy Modeling School their … Continue reading Bernal Rockstar Dan The Automator Talks with NPR About “Got a Girl,” His New Musical Collaboration

Scenes and Video from “The Great Bernal Heights Renegade Piano Recital”

UPDATE: This post has been renamed, with credit due to Artifact Productions for the brilliant title. The piano that appeared on Bernal Hill late last week had a magical effect upon our neighborhood. Almost instantly, the piano became a venue for ad hoc performances by local pianists, so there was much sadness when the City’s … Continue reading Scenes and Video from “The Great Bernal Heights Renegade Piano Recital”

Bernal Rockstar Matt Nathanson Releases New Song and Video

Matt Nathanson is a genuine rockstar, with seven studio albums, two live albums, and a few Top 100 singles marking his musical career. He also lives in Bernal Heights (and brags about it on his Twitter profile). This week Neighbor Matt released a new brand-new song and video called “Mission Bells,” which contains a very pleasing mix of … Continue reading Bernal Rockstar Matt Nathanson Releases New Song and Video

Trippy “My Morning Jacket” Video Was Made in Bernalwood

OMG, did you see the thing in Rolling Stone about the fabulous new video from My Morning Jacket?? My Morning Jacket have unveiled a stimulating new video for the druggy ode “Outta My System,” featuring Zach Galifianakis as a powerful wizard in a cartoon world. “Told me not to smoke drugs, but I wouldn’t listen,” sings … Continue reading Trippy “My Morning Jacket” Video Was Made in Bernalwood