• Dan Deacon at The Chapel, by Jon Ching
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    Noise Pop 2015: Dan Deacon brings energy and crowd participation to The Chapel

Noise Pop 2015: Dan Deacon brings energy and crowd participation to The Chapel

Photos by Jon Ching

Dan Deacon – Baltimore’s hero of the experimental underground – delivered a classic, highly interactive performance on Saturday night at the Chapel. Using a full light […]

  • The New Pornographers at Fox Theater, by Paige Parsons
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    Noise Pop 2015: New Pornographers headline an evening of pop at the Fox Theatre

Noise Pop 2015: New Pornographers headline an evening of pop at the Fox Theatre

Photos by Paige Parsons

During last night’s near-perfectly curated Noise Pop show at the Fox Theatre in Oakland, surrounded by lots of eager New Pornographers fans, I couldn’t stop thinking about […]

  • Wild Eyes
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    Noise Pop 2015: Benders Happy Hour with Wild Eyes, War Cloud, The Traveling Ills

Noise Pop 2015: Benders Happy Hour with Wild Eyes, War Cloud, The Traveling Ills

Wild Eyes

Noise Pop Happy Hour 2: The Re-Drinkening.

With an aching liver and a head still thumping from the previous night’s show, I braced myself for another evening of heavy […]

  • Owen Pallett @ Swedish American Hall
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    Noise Pop 2015: Owen Pallett played solo at Orchid Tapes Showcase

Noise Pop 2015: Owen Pallett played solo at Orchid Tapes Showcase

Photos by John Hartsfield

Owen Pallett, a multi-instrumentalist looping maestro stole the stage at the Orchid Tapes Showcase on Saturday night. Wedged between R.L. Kelly and Foxes In Fiction (fronted […]

  • Cherry Glazerr at Bottom of the Hill, by Joey Pangilinan
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    Noise Pop 2015: Teenaged Cherry Glazerr rocks as hard as the big kids

Noise Pop 2015: Teenaged Cherry Glazerr rocks as hard as the big kids

Photos by Joey Pangilinan
Review by Erin Browner

Cherry Glazerr is what a teenage girl band should be — small but wild 18-year-old Clementine on lead vocals and guitar, her older […]

  • Cathedrals at The Independent, by Jon Bauer
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    Noise Pop 2015: Photos of Cathedrals, Silver Swans, Waterstrider at the Independent

Noise Pop 2015: Photos of Cathedrals, Silver Swans, Waterstrider at the Independent

Cathedrals, Silver Swans, and Waterstrider played a sold out Noise Pop show Saturday at the Independent, and photographer Jon Bauer was there to capture the action.

  • Cosmonauts at Brick & Mortar, by Jon Ching
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    Noise Pop 2015: Cosmonauts, Mondo Drag bring heady psych to Brick & Mortar

Noise Pop 2015: Cosmonauts, Mondo Drag bring heady psych to Brick & Mortar

Photos by Jon Ching

Cosmonauts were the headliners on Friday night, but I left the Brick & Mortar Music Hall most impressed by Oakland’s Mondo Drag, a five-piece band that […]

  • No Joy at Bottom of the Hill, by Joey Pangilinan
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    Noise Pop 2015: Photos of No Joy, Devon Williams, Vaniish, Chasms at Bottom of the Hill

Noise Pop 2015: Photos of No Joy, Devon Williams, Vaniish, Chasms at Bottom of the Hill

Photos by Joey Pangilinan

No Joy, Devon Williams, Vaniish, and Chasms were at Bottom of the Hill during Noise Pop’s Friday festivities, and photographer Joey Pangilinan was there to capture […]

  • Stalls at Bender's Bar and Grill, by Daniel Kielman
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    Noise Pop 2015: The Bay Bridged Happy Hour with Couches, Stalls, and Never Young

Noise Pop 2015: The Bay Bridged Happy Hour with Couches, Stalls, and Never Young

You know it’s gonna be a good show when the sound guy tells you to take it down a notch three minutes into your set. Yeah, that’s how loud […]

  • Geographer at Fox, by Jon Bauer
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    Noise Pop 2015: Photos of Geographer, K.Flay, Empires, & Bell Atlas at the Fox

Noise Pop 2015: Photos of Geographer, K.Flay, Empires, & Bell Atlas at the Fox

Photos by Jon Bauer

San Francisco’s Geographer was joined by K.Flay, Empires, and Bell Atlas for a Noise Pop gig at Oakland’s crown jewel concert venue, The Fox. Thanks to […]

  • Eleanor Friedberger at Brick & Mortar, by Jon Bauer
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    Noise Pop 2015: Photos of Eleanor Friedberger, Doe Eye, Icewater, Dude York at Brick & Mortar

Noise Pop 2015: Photos of Eleanor Friedberger, Doe Eye, Icewater, Dude York at Brick & Mortar

Thanks to photographer Jon Bauer for these photos of Thursday’s Noise Pop show, featuring Eleanor Friedberger, Doe Eye, Icewater, Dude York at Brick & Mortar.

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  • Giraffage at The Independent, by Joey Pangilinan
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    Noise Pop 2015: Giraffage offers carefree evening at The Independent

Noise Pop 2015: Giraffage offers carefree evening at The Independent

Photos by Joey Pangilinan

When covering a show, I stick to a routine. I open a new Note on my iPhone and jot down set lists, ideas about the crowd, the […]

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