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
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    Bay Area Music Collective wants to put our scene back on the map

Bay Area Music Collective wants to put our scene back on the map

Tyler Bryant @ Hyde Street Studios for a Bay Area Music Collective session. Photo by Ganesh Photography.

Remember when the San Francisco Bay Area was an internationally renowned musical destination? [...]

By |February 19, 2013|Comments Off on Bay Area Music Collective wants to put our scene back on the map
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    Parmesans release two-track tour footage video, playing full slate of shows around California

Parmesans release two-track tour footage video, playing full slate of shows around California

Bay Area folk and bluegrass band The Parmesans just released a seven-minute video featuring gobs of footage from their first tour of California. They had so much footage, in [...]

By |February 19, 2013|Comments Off on Parmesans release two-track tour footage video, playing full slate of shows around California
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    Coming in two weeks: A Bay Bridged Noise Pop Happy Hour with Golden Void, Wild Moth and DSTVV!

Coming in two weeks: A Bay Bridged Noise Pop Happy Hour with Golden Void, Wild Moth and DSTVV!

Artwork by Nic Buron

A Friday happy hour filed with bands and beer sounds pretty great, right? Well, we can't help you this weekend, but, in a few weeks, we'll [...]

By |February 15, 2013|Comments Off on Coming in two weeks: A Bay Bridged Noise Pop Happy Hour with Golden Void, Wild Moth and DSTVV!

Video: Young Prisms – "Runner"

San Francisco's shoegazing dream pop outfit Young Prisms gives us something real to dream about with their new music video for "Runner." One of the more buoyant tracks off of [...]

By |February 15, 2013|Comments Off on Video: Young Prisms – "Runner"
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    Ticket Giveaway: Graveyard, The Shrine & Golden Void tonight at Slim's!

Ticket Giveaway: Graveyard, The Shrine & Golden Void tonight at Slim's!

Swedish psych-rock masters Graveyard return to SF this weekend for a two-night stand at Slim's with support from The Shrine and locals Golden Void (whom we've taken a particular [...]

By |February 15, 2013|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: Graveyard, The Shrine & Golden Void tonight at Slim's!
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    The Lab launches Remote View with Painted Caves, Austin Cesear, Its Own Infinite Flower this Friday, 2/15/13

The Lab launches Remote View with Painted Caves, Austin Cesear, Its Own Infinite Flower this Friday, 2/15/13

The Lab is launching a monthly, three-part series called Remote View, playing host to real time experiments in performance and sound, and the inaugural event will take place this [...]

By |February 14, 2013|Comments Off on The Lab launches Remote View with Painted Caves, Austin Cesear, Its Own Infinite Flower this Friday, 2/15/13