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    Today: Our Noise Pop Happy Hour with Golden Void, Wild Moth and DSTVV!

Today: Our Noise Pop Happy Hour with Golden Void, Wild Moth and DSTVV!

Artwork by Nic Buron

Our Noise Pop happy hour show is here! We'll see you at Bender's at 5pm for three hours of great bands!

The Bay Bridged Presents: A Noise [...]

By |March 1, 2013|Comments Off on Today: Our Noise Pop Happy Hour with Golden Void, Wild Moth and DSTVV!

Noise Pop 2013: Saturday & Sunday Preview

Date: Saturday, March 2nd and Sunday, March 3rd

Number of Noise Pop Shows: 9 shows, 32 bands

Already Sold-Out: Most of them, including Thao & The Get Down Stay Down at [...]

By |February 27, 2013|Comments Off on Noise Pop 2013: Saturday & Sunday Preview
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    Song Premiere: Down and Outlaws – "Backwards from the Dead", from debut EP; playing Noise Pop 2013 and release show 3/8/13

Song Premiere: Down and Outlaws – "Backwards from the Dead", from debut EP; playing Noise Pop 2013 and release show 3/8/13

Since banding together in 2012, the four guys of Down and Outlaws have been crafting a dirty blues rock sound that does not mess around -- unadulterated rock and roll made [...]

By |February 26, 2013|1 Comment

Noise Pop 2013: Friday Preview

Date: Friday, March 1st

Number of Noise Pop shows: 11 shows, 38 bands

Already Sold-Out: Rogue Wave @ Bottom of the Hill, Diiv @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall; Toro y [...]

By |February 26, 2013|Comments Off on Noise Pop 2013: Friday Preview

Foals announce North American Tour in support of new LP

The five indie rockers of Foals have finally emerged with their dancing shoes freshly polished and a new studio album, Holy Fire. Released on February 12th, the album is the third full-length [...]

By |February 25, 2013|Comments Off on Foals announce North American Tour in support of new LP
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    Bill Baird releasing 'Spring Break of the Soul' double LP next month; watch videos for two album cuts

Bill Baird releasing 'Spring Break of the Soul' double LP next month; watch videos for two album cuts

Austin native and newly-minted Oakland resident Bill Baird is set to release is double vinyl LP Spring Break of the Soul on March 5, and he's dropped a couple [...]

By |February 22, 2013|Comments Off on Bill Baird releasing 'Spring Break of the Soul' double LP next month; watch videos for two album cuts

Noise Pop 2013: Tuesday Preview

Over the next several days, we’ll be running day-by-day previews of what to expect from the 2013 Noise Pop Music Festival. We’re kicking off with a look at Tuesday’s [...]

By |February 21, 2013|Comments Off on Noise Pop 2013: Tuesday Preview

Video Premiere: The Tambo Rays – "Night Feel"

San Francisco chill-pop outfit The Tambo Rays just released a new single that comes with a video already in tow, and we're premiering the Thomas McGovern-directed short right here [...]

By |February 21, 2013|Comments Off on Video Premiere: The Tambo Rays – "Night Feel"

Sacramento studio The Hangar to close up shop

The (extended) Bay Area is losing a musical landmark as Sacramento's The Hangar will be closing in March 2013. The Hangar is a multi-track recording studio in a large [...]

By |February 21, 2013|Comments Off on Sacramento studio The Hangar to close up shop
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    Warm Soda release new music video, hosting record release party 2/23/2013

Warm Soda release new music video, hosting record release party 2/23/2013

We may be a few weeks passed the release of their debut LP Someone For You, and sure they've been playing a steady stream of shows around the Bay [...]

By |February 20, 2013|Comments Off on Warm Soda release new music video, hosting record release party 2/23/2013
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    Do415 announces Scene Unseen II with Toro y Moi, Washed Out, Young Magic

Do415 announces Scene Unseen II with Toro y Moi, Washed Out, Young Magic

Just six months after Do415’s first highly successful Scene Unseen party, the Bay Area tastemaker has announced their second event of the series, Scene Unseen II, taking place on [...]

By |February 20, 2013|Comments Off on Do415 announces Scene Unseen II with Toro y Moi, Washed Out, Young Magic
  • AAN (Portland) joins Psychic Ills (NYC) for Noise Pop 2/28/13, release new single and video
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    AAN (Portland) releases new single and video "Mystery Life," joins Psychic Ills (NYC) for Noise Pop 2/28/13

AAN (Portland) releases new single and video "Mystery Life," joins Psychic Ills (NYC) for Noise Pop 2/28/13

Portland's indie pop darling AAN (pronounced "on") has been illuminating the Pacific Northwest's indie scene with alternative experimental pop music since 2007. Painted with elements of folk, psychedelia and even surf [...]

By |February 19, 2013|Comments Off on AAN (Portland) releases new single and video "Mystery Life," joins Psychic Ills (NYC) for Noise Pop 2/28/13