Noise Pop Film Festival 2009 — Incarcerated Guitar Cases: Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison at the Roxie

Words by: Ben Richardson

The crowd outside the Roxie Theater was teeming Wednesday night, awaiting the kick-off of the Noise Pop Film Festival and the presentation of Johnny Cash at [...]

By |February 28, 2009|Comments Off on Noise Pop Film Festival 2009 — Incarcerated Guitar Cases: Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison at the Roxie

Noise Pop: Saturday Preview!

Tomorrow is the last full day of Noise Pop, and it's a duesy. But before you start your night of shows, head over to the Pop N' Shop at [...]

By |February 27, 2009|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Saturday Preview!

Josh Ritter, Laura Gibson, Dave Smallen and Tiny Television at GAMH

Words by: Emily Logan
Photos by: Adrian Bischoff

I've yet to see a bad show at the Great American Music Hall. And last night was no exception. The show that sold [...]

By |February 27, 2009|6 Comments

From Monument to Masses at Bottom of the Hill

Words and Photos by: Nicole L. Browner

From Monument to Masses means so much to a lot of people, and this is something easy to forget when a band goes [...]

By |February 27, 2009|2 Comments

The Bay Bridged Presents: A Noise Pop Happy Hour

One of our favorite parts of Noise Pop are the free happy hour shows that serve as the optimal post-workday/pre-show way to get a few drinks and catch some [...]

By |February 27, 2009|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Presents: A Noise Pop Happy Hour

Noise Pop Film Festival 2009 — Romeo Oscar Charlie Kilo: Ashes of American Flags at the Roxie

Words by: Ben Richardson

Double-feature action was a no-go at the Roxie, and by the time people filed back into the theater, it was difficult to glean who had stuck [...]

By |February 27, 2009|8 Comments

Happy Hour @ Bender’s and Stephen Malkmus at Great American Music Hall

If you're smart, you'll find yourself down at Bender's for the Noise Pop Happy Hours.  With $3 West Coast IPAs and specials on Fernet, this is the place to [...]

By |February 27, 2009|2 Comments

Photos: Sleepy Sun, Lumerians, True Widow, Kings & Queens @ BotH

Photos by: Agata Kamler

Sleepy Sun

Lumerians

True Widow

Kings & Queens

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Noise Pop: Friday Night Preview!

There's no excuse to stay in this weekend, not even the weather - Noise Pop's weekend forecast is more great music, rain or shine.

On Friday the exceptional pop arrangements [...]

By |February 26, 2009|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Friday Night Preview!

French Kicks, Broken West, Here Here, The Dont’s at the Indie

Words by: Emily Logan
Photos by: Reid Williams

I love San Francisco. But I have a candid confession to make. Sometimes I get really mad at San Francisco audiences. Whether it's [...]

By |February 26, 2009|Comments Off on French Kicks, Broken West, Here Here, The Dont’s at the Indie

The Mountain Goats, Papercuts: Last Night at the Swedish

Words by: Ben Van Houten
Photos by: Nicole L. Browner

So it seems impossible to avoid describing last night's The Mountain Goats show at the Swedish American Hall without rubbing salt [...]

By |February 26, 2009|Comments Off on The Mountain Goats, Papercuts: Last Night at the Swedish

Deerhunter Reigns in Noise Pop Opener

Words By: Joseph Hayes
Photos by: Nicole L. Browner

To the uninitiated tourist or otherwise, SF's Sixth Street off Market is the ultimate subterfuge for a city heralded as a European-esque [...]

By |February 26, 2009|2 Comments