• Clipping at the Starline Social Club for Noise Pop 2017, by Jon Bauer
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    Noise Pop: Clipping.’s sold out shows at Starline and Brick and Mortar

Noise Pop: Clipping.’s sold out shows at Starline and Brick and Mortar

Clipping. at the Starline Social Club (photo: Jon Bauer)

Note: This review is for the Clipping. show February 25 - all photos are from their show at the Starline Social Club [...]

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  • The Rural Alberta Advantage at the Bottom of the Hill, by Patric Carver
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    Noise Pop: The Rural Alberta Advantage sell out Bottom of the Hill

Noise Pop: The Rural Alberta Advantage sell out Bottom of the Hill

The Rural Alberta Advantage (photo: Patric Carver)

Bottom of the Hill hosted a sold-out show headlined by Toronto rock band The Rural Alberta Advantage. They were joined by Field Medic, Cave [...]

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  • Rogue Wave at Rickshaw Stop, by Debra Zeller
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    Rogue Wave dazzle with ’80s ‘Cover Me’ album at Rickshaw Stop

Rogue Wave dazzle with ’80s ‘Cover Me’ album at Rickshaw Stop

Rogue Wave (by: Debra Zeller)

Hometown heroes Rogue Wave returned to the stage last night to celebrate their recently released Cover Me (an album of reinvented 1980s songs) and transport the [...]

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Noise Pop: Diet Cig at Brick + Mortar Music Hall

Diet Cig (photo: Bailey Greenwood)

The words "infectious" and "bubbly" get thrown around a lot to describe musicians, particularly of the female variety. While at initial glance, these would seem [...]

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Photos: The Brains get loud at Brick + Mortar Music Hall

The Brains (photo: Ria Burman)

The Brains' hardcore-rockabilly swooped through the Brick & Mortar Music Hall over the weekend supporting Legendary Shack Shakers. The Brains released loud, fun, contagious energy upon the [...]

By |February 24, 2017|1 Comment

Noise Pop: Julia Holter at Swedish American Hall

Julia Holter (photo: Jon Bauer)

Words by Annie Bacon

“She’s an artist challenging herself,” fellow music writer Adrian Spinelli whispers to me as Julia Holter completes a stunning rendition of John [...]

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Noise Pop: Julien Baker at Great American Music Hall

Julien Baker (photo: Ian Young)

Solo artist Julien Baker serenaded the Great American Music Hall on February 23, 2017 as part of the ever-eclectic 2017 Noise Pop Music Festival. Our photographer [...]

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Review + Photos: TOSPS Tuesdays showcases San Jose talent

David Brookings and the Average Lookings (photo: Patric Carver)

The Theatre on San Pedro Square (TOSPS) is home of the Tabard Theatre Company and host to weekly free Tuesday night [...]

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Photos: Elephant Revival at Great American Music Hall

Elephant Revival (photo: Ria Burman)

Elephant Revival played double whammy shows last week, gracing the stage with their celtic-tinged folk and roll both Thursday and Friday nights at Great American [...]

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  • Meatbodies at the Chapel, by Kristin Cofer
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    Photos: Meatbodies, CCR Headcleaner and Shame Waves at the Chapel

Photos: Meatbodies, CCR Headcleaner and Shame Waves at the Chapel

Meatbodies (photo: Kristin Cofer)

An impressive lineup graced the stage at The Chapel last Sunday, February 19, 2017. The night featured headliners Meatbodies along with CCR Headcleaner and Shame Waves in support. Our [...]

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Noise Pop: Desert Daze Caravan makes a stop at The Chapel

Temples (photo: Jon Ching)

Desert Daze, the Joshua Tree festival of music entering its fifth year, has taken to the road with the Desert Daze Caravan, opening its month-long tour at [...]

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Noise Pop: Hazel English at Rickshaw Stop

Hazel English (photo: Ian Young)

I was surrounded by couples. All I wanted was a place to sit, away from everything, and focus on the music. I sat on a [...]

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