About Jordan Martich

Jordan Martich is a writer and musician living in Oakland. He drinks too much coffee and doesn't go to the beach enough.

Getting louder and weirder with Praying

(photo: Tony Teixeira)

Expansive Oakland doom-gaze duo Praying eliminate the possibility of being a passive listener from the get-go. Live, a wall of amplifiers and speakers threaten gorgeous wrath as [...]

By |April 19, 2018|0 Comments
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    Half Stack just want to play music they really, truly like a lot

Half Stack just want to play music they really, truly like a lot

(photo: Julie Juarez)

Country-fried Oakland rockers Half Stack have have been busy, opening a sold-out Noise Pop show in February, playing all over the Bay and, most recently, touring to [...]

Noise Pop: Blissed-out ad nauseam with Melkbelly

(photo: Lenny Gilmore)

From now until the start of Noise Pop, we'll be profiling some of our favorite artists playing the festival this year.

In this installment, Meet Melkbelly, the Chicago [...]

By |February 9, 2018|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Blissed-out ad nauseam with Melkbelly

Noise Pop: Modern times aren’t ready for Dick Stusso

(photos: Jordan Martich)

From now until the start of Noise Pop, we'll be profiling some of our favorite artists playing the festival this year. Step into the dual realities of [...]

By |February 8, 2018|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Modern times aren’t ready for Dick Stusso

Best of 2017: Jordan Martich’s favorite albums

It's that time again, to make a list of everything that had an impact on you this year – musically and otherwise. Unfortunately for most that means reliving the [...]

By |December 22, 2017|Comments Off on Best of 2017: Jordan Martich’s favorite albums