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

Photos: Noise Pop Opening Night Party

Photos by Nicole L. Browner

By |February 25, 2009|4 Comments

Noise Pop: Thursday Night Preview!

Start off your Thursday with a great local Happy Hour show at Bender's from 5-8pm, presented by SomaFM. With the high-energy performances of Scissors for Lefty, Picture Atlantic and [...]

By |February 25, 2009|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Thursday Night Preview!

Live Blog: Noise Pop 2009 Opening Night Party

Most of The Bay Bridged staff is headed out tonight to celebrate the start of Noise Pop 2009! Although admission was free, RSVPs went quick. But fear [...]

By |February 24, 2009|Comments Off on Live Blog: Noise Pop 2009 Opening Night Party

Episode 152: Sholi

Listen to the podcast here.

This week, we are proud to feature Sholi, an art-rock trio who have been one of our favorite bands since we first heard them around [...]

By |February 24, 2009|Comments Off on Episode 152: Sholi

Interview: French Kicks’ Nick Stumpf

It's a monumental challenge for a band to just play music because they love it. In an ideal world, they would make the music they want without pressure from [...]

By |February 24, 2009|2 Comments

Noise Pop: Wednesday Night Preview!

Noise Pop's second evening steadies the pace with memorable solo performances at SF's Music Halls-- Stephen Malkmus at the Great American and John Darnielle (Mountain Goats) at the Swedish [...]

By |February 24, 2009|2 Comments

Deerhunter to play “secret” show on Wednesday

For those of you who couldn't get the RSVP in quick enough for the Noise Pop Opening Party featuring Deerhunter - you're not out of luck! It has [...]

By |February 23, 2009|Comments Off on Deerhunter to play “secret” show on Wednesday

Noise Pop: Tuesday Night Preview!

This is the first in a series of profiles of what's going on each night during Noise Pop 2009. To see all of our festival coverage, visit our [...]

By |February 23, 2009|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Tuesday Night Preview!

The Morning Benders release Grain of Salt EP Tuesday, play Noise Pop Friday

As anyone who has been reading the site for the last few weeks knows, tomorrow, Noise Pop 2009 begins. And yes, we're excited. However, there is another [...]

By |February 23, 2009|Comments Off on The Morning Benders release Grain of Salt EP Tuesday, play Noise Pop Friday

The Airborne Toxic Event with The Henry Clay People and Rademacher @ The Bottom of the Hill, 2/13/09

The rhythm section of LA's own The Henry Clay People, Mike (drums) and Jonathan (bass), were all smiles out back after their set, having warmed up the stage quite [...]

By |February 20, 2009|4 Comments