• Alison Wonderland at Mezzanine, by Joshua Hernandez
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    Photos: Alison Wonderland takes Mezzanine down the dance rabbit hole

Photos: Alison Wonderland takes Mezzanine down the dance rabbit hole

Alison Wonderland (photo: Joshua Hernandez)

Australian producer and self-proclaimed vodka aficionado Alison Wonderland gave a pumped performance of EDM glee that lived up to her namesake at the Mezzanine last Thursday, [...]

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  • Charlie Puth at The Regency Ballroom, by Sara Uduwela
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    Photos: Charlie Puth & Phoebe Ryan melt down the Regency Ballroom

Photos: Charlie Puth & Phoebe Ryan melt down the Regency Ballroom

Phoebe Ryan (photo: Sara Uduwela)

Internet sensation and YouTube star Charlie Puth gave what will probably become the first of many Bay Area performances this last week on March 3, 2016 at the [...]

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Noise Pop: American Football revive the emo spirit

American Football (photo: Mike Rosati)

This emo kid used to always get told by an old coworker, "If you don't listen to American Football, then you do not understand the true [...]

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  • Best Coast at The Filmore, by Jessica Perez
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    Review & Photos: Best Coast return to California at the Fillmore

Review & Photos: Best Coast return to California at the Fillmore

Best Coast (photo: Jessica Perez)

Photos and words by Jessica Perez

Best Coast and Wavves are currently on a co-headlining tour known as the Summer Is Forever II Tour. They have been on [...]

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Noise Pop: Bill Callahan solo at the Swedish American Hall

Bill Callahan (photo: Ian Young)

Bill Callahan, who goes by a number of other names and bands, showed up at the Swedish American Hall as part of the 2016 Noise Pop [...]

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Noise Pop: The Thermals rock Brick & Mortar Music Hall

The Thermals (photo: Ian Young)

Portland punk band The Thermals gave a rousing performance at the Brick and Mortar Music Hall as part of the 2016 Noise Pop Music Festival.  Our [...]

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  • Day Wave at The Rickshaw Stop for Noise Pop 2016, by Sara Uduwela
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    Noise Pop: Day Wave shine to a full crowd at the Rickshaw Stop

Noise Pop: Day Wave shine to a full crowd at the Rickshaw Stop

Day Wave (photo: Sara Uduwela)

As part of the 2016 Noise Pop Music Festival, Day Wave packed onto the stage to give a performance to an equally packed crowd at the Rickshaw [...]

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  • Drive Like Jehu at the Independent for Noise Pop 2016, by Jon Bauer
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    Noise Pop: Drive Like Jehu’s tenacious post-hardcore orchestra

Noise Pop: Drive Like Jehu’s tenacious post-hardcore orchestra

Drive Like Jehu (photo: Ian Young)

Last Friday, famed '90s post-hardcore act Drive Like Jehu graced an audience at The Independent in San Francisco with a sold-out show. The band performed [...]

Empress Of dazzles with dark pop chops at the Independent

Empress Of knows she's on to something, but wears her pop swagger with with a cloak of humility.

Her show at The Independent last night was a testament to this. As [...]

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Noise Pop: Cave Singers at the Chapel

Cave Singers (photo: Ian Young)

Dead car. Forced converse regarding new lazy foodie apps. Ambulance called for a biker's wheel caught in the trolley tracks. Lyft driver proclaiming Ed Lee's money-sucking toad-nature and [...]

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    Noise Pop: John Moreland shuts up a rowdy Friday night crowd

Noise Pop: John Moreland shuts up a rowdy Friday night crowd

Shows that are meant to break your soul and patch it back together are tough for a crowd on a Friday night. You want to joke with your friends and unwind [...]

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Noise Pop: Escort steam up the Rickshaw Stop

Escort (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Saturday night at the Rickshaw Stop was the place to be to catch Escort give a rousing performance as part of the 2016 Noise Pop Music Festival.  The [...]

By |February 29, 2016|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Escort steam up the Rickshaw Stop