• MILCK at The Independent, by Robert Alleyne
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    Meet MILCK, the Berkeley alum making space for herself in pop music

Meet MILCK, the Berkeley alum making space for herself in pop music

MILCK (photo: Robert Alleyne)

“The Bay Area feels like a sacred ground to me,” says Connie Lim (who performs under the moniker MILCK) while reflecting on her time studying at UC [...]

By |February 27, 2018|Comments Off on Meet MILCK, the Berkeley alum making space for herself in pop music
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    Listen to High Sunn’s jangly new jam “Those Last Words”

Listen to High Sunn’s jangly new jam “Those Last Words”

In the gap between the release of his much-applauded EP Hopeless Romantic, 18-year old Justin Cheromiah, aka High Sunn, has tightened his talent for writing catchy, jangly guitar tunes [...]

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Noise Pop: Racquet Club at Brick + Mortar

Racquet Club (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Former members of the Jealous Sound make up Racquet Club, who performed at Brick & Mortar Music Hall Saturday, February 24, 2018, as part of the [...]

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Noise Pop: Slim Cessna’s Auto Club at Bottom of the Hill

Slim Cessna's Auto Club (photo: Ria Burman)

Slim Cessna's Auto Club hit Bottom of the Hill Friday night with high-octane energy, whipping up the crowd into a wild frenzy. Offering [...]

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BTW, we’re presenting a show at the Chapel this Thursday

Now that another Noise Pop has come and gone, you have until Thursday to recharge before getting back out there again.

That's because on Thursday, you'll be going to Here [...]

By |February 26, 2018|1 Comment
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    Noise Pop: Geographer cements its place as a treasured SF gem

Noise Pop: Geographer cements its place as a treasured SF gem

A few weeks ago at a the Balanced Breakfast music conference, I heard Mike Deni, lead singer and visionary behind the band Geographer, recount a story from years past [...]

By |February 25, 2018|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Geographer cements its place as a treasured SF gem
  • Dick Stusso at Cafe Du Nord, by Ria Burman
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    Noise Pop: Dick Stusso dripped with charisma at Cafe Du Nord

Noise Pop: Dick Stusso dripped with charisma at Cafe Du Nord

Dick Stusso (photo: Ria Burman)

Noise Pop Fest presented Dick Stusso at Cafe Du Nord with sweet support from Mall Walk and Grace (from the Sandwitches)'s extracurricular endeavor, Grace Sings [...]

By |February 24, 2018|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Dick Stusso dripped with charisma at Cafe Du Nord
  • Madlib and Mos Def at 1015 Folsom, by Joshua Huver
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    Noise Pop: Madlib Medicine Show features surprises from Yasiin Bey, Dave Chappelle

Noise Pop: Madlib Medicine Show features surprises from Yasiin Bey, Dave Chappelle

Madlib Medicine Show (photo: Joshua Huver)

Thursday night Noise Pop 2018 was capped by a late-night Madlib Medicine Show at 1015 Folsom, the first Bay Area show for the legendary [...]

By |February 23, 2018|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Madlib Medicine Show features surprises from Yasiin Bey, Dave Chappelle
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    Review: Original members of Bananarama perform for the first time ever in San Francisco

Review: Original members of Bananarama perform for the first time ever in San Francisco

Even though the female British pop trio Bananarama formed in 1981, the band’s founding members have never toured together until now.

Sara Dallin, Keren Woodward, and Siobhan Fahey had multiple [...]

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Noise Pop: Amy Shark & MILCK at the Independent

Amy Shark (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Singer Amy Shark played a headlining show as part of Noise Pop 2018 at the Independent on Wednesday night, February 21, 2018. She was joined by [...]

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Noise Pop: Why? & Mister Heavenly at the Fillmore

Why? (photo: Robert Alleyne)

A stellar lineup of music was showcased at the Fillmore Thursday night, February 22, 2018, as part of the 2018 Noise Pop festival. The headliners were the [...]

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    Marissa Kay, Jane Frank, Little Spiral get “Sparkly AF” at the Lost Church

Marissa Kay, Jane Frank, Little Spiral get “Sparkly AF” at the Lost Church

Things are going to get sparkly on Saturday night at the Lost Church. San Francisco musicians Marissa Kay, Jane Frank, and Little Spiral are bringing their talents to the [...]

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