Noise Pop 2015: Tony Molina reps the Bay at Rickshaw Stop

Photos by Jon Ching

Inhibitions were at an all time low at Rickshaw Stop on Thursday night for Tony Molina’s Noise Pop showcase at Rickshaw Stop. Patrons were greeted with […]

By |February 28, 2015|0 Comments
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    Premiere: Listen to Al Lover’s “Brown Acid Redux”, see him play Noise Pop tonight

Premiere: Listen to Al Lover’s “Brown Acid Redux”, see him play Noise Pop tonight

 
The one-and-only Al Lover is back at it again. Fresh off releasing his latest (and greatest) LP Cave Ritual on January 29 via UK label Stolen Body Records, the […]

By |February 27, 2015|0 Comments

Guantanamo Baywatch comes to The Knockout

 
Something about the combination of catchy songwriting and a band’s willingness to not take themselves completely serious is objectively cool. Guantanamo Baywatch flaunt both these things, and lucky for […]

By |February 27, 2015|0 Comments
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    Wild Moth announces TWO tours; playing gigs at Thee Parkside and 1-2-3-4 Go!

Wild Moth announces TWO tours; playing gigs at Thee Parkside and 1-2-3-4 Go!

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Wild Moth just announced two tours, one in support of their recently released split with fellow Bay Area post-punk band Creative Adult, and the other presumably […]

By |February 26, 2015|0 Comments
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    Our House warehouse show morphs into benefit for Everyone Is Dirty frontwoman Sivan Lioncub

Our House warehouse show morphs into benefit for Everyone Is Dirty frontwoman Sivan Lioncub

 
Sivan Lioncub of Oakland art-rock outfit Everyone Is Dirty has had a major league health care scare, and her friends are rallying to help her while she literally and […]

By |February 26, 2015|0 Comments
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    Friends w/o Benefits announce new singles project, rock a Noise Pop happy hour

Friends w/o Benefits announce new singles project, rock a Noise Pop happy hour

In the promo video for their Real Singles Life project, Friends W/O Benefits outlines their plan to release eight new songs over the course of four months, a single […]

By |February 26, 2015|0 Comments
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    Fresh off Grammy win, Pentatonix kick off tour in Oakland, look ahead

Fresh off Grammy win, Pentatonix kick off tour in Oakland, look ahead

Winning a reality television competition doesn’t guarantee career success. Just ask the majority of celebrated American Idol victors. It’s even more incredible for success to a group of five […]

By |February 26, 2015|1 Comment
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    Interview: Geographer, philosophy, and Ghost Modern (plus a ticket giveaway!)

Interview: Geographer, philosophy, and Ghost Modern (plus a ticket giveaway!)

With a unique reconciliation between live instrumentation and electronic innovation, Mike Deni of Geographer has forged a name for himself in the Bay Area, becoming one of its most […]

By |February 25, 2015|1 Comment

RZN8R releases new single; plays Noise Pop 2015

RZN8R has a new single out that epitomizes his distinctive blend of spacey/sexy electro-soul. Called “Feel Free To Be Free,” it contains a beat that could fit both a […]

By |February 25, 2015|0 Comments
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    Title Fight playing Slim’s next month in support of third LP, Hyperview

Title Fight playing Slim’s next month in support of third LP, Hyperview

 
On the heels of their third LP, Hyperview, Title Fight announced a national tour that brings them to San Francisco on March 13. Hyperview is another chapter in Title Fights […]

By |February 24, 2015|0 Comments

Field Medic releases new EP Me, My Gibberish, & the Moon

Field Medic has a new EP out. Titled Me, My Gibberish, & the Moon, the six-song album is full of the heartbreak and existential angst you’ve come to expect […]

By |February 24, 2015|0 Comments

Premiere: Makeunder – “What a Lovely Bandsaw!”

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Hamilton Ulmer finds weird ways to sing the blues. The music he creates as Makeunder is both maximalist and brutally raw, full of urgency while simultaneously […]

By |February 24, 2015|2 Comments
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