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    Noise Pop Phase II: The Joy Formidable, Hazel English, and lots more

Noise Pop Phase II: The Joy Formidable, Hazel English, and lots more

We've got more Noise Pop news for you this morning: Get ready for the 2nd phase lineup drop.

Last month we announced the first wave of names: Now, they've released [...]

By |December 6, 2016|Comments Off on Noise Pop Phase II: The Joy Formidable, Hazel English, and lots more

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 [...]

By |March 3, 2016|Comments Off on Noise Pop: American Football revive the emo spirit

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 [...]

By |March 1, 2016|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Cave Singers at the Chapel

Noise Pop: Mitski made us all cry like tall children

Mitski (photo: Jon Bauer)

There was nothing about tonight I wasn't excited about. I had been emotionally preparing for it since the day it was announced that Mitski would be playing [...]

By |February 25, 2016|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Mitski made us all cry like tall children

Noise Pop: Diane Coffee commands the crowd

Diane Coffee (photo: Jon Bauer)

There was nothing un-charismatic about the lineup for this Noise Pop show on Febuary 23, 2016 at Brick & Mortar. Every single band had a different [...]

By |February 24, 2016|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Diane Coffee commands the crowd
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    Playlist: Twenty Excellent Local Bands Playing at Noise Pop 2016

Playlist: Twenty Excellent Local Bands Playing at Noise Pop 2016

Noise Pop 2016 is just around the corner, and, true to form, this year's festival features a ton of local bands playing alongside some of independent music's most buzzed-about [...]

By |February 17, 2016|Comments Off on Playlist: Twenty Excellent Local Bands Playing at Noise Pop 2016
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    The Bay Bridged Presents: a Noise Pop Happy Hour with Baus, The Classical, and Motor Inn

The Bay Bridged Presents: a Noise Pop Happy Hour with Baus, The Classical, and Motor Inn

Are you ready for Noise Pop? Well, we are, too. One of our favorite Noise Pop traditions is our annual Happy Hour show at Bender's February 26, and we're [...]

By |February 4, 2016|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Presents: a Noise Pop Happy Hour with Baus, The Classical, and Motor Inn

One Man’s Noise Pop Conflict Guide

I can’t blame the organizers of Noise Pop if they thought no one would be too torn up about having to choose between American Football or Carly Rae Jepsen [...]

By |February 3, 2016|Comments Off on One Man’s Noise Pop Conflict Guide
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    Noise Pop 2016 adds more acts: American Football, Carly Rae Jepsen, Drive Like Jehu, and more

Noise Pop 2016 adds more acts: American Football, Carly Rae Jepsen, Drive Like Jehu, and more

The venerable San Francisco late February institution known as Noise Pop returns next year to bring a host of great acts to the Bay Area. Today, organizers announced a [...]

By |December 8, 2015|Comments Off on Noise Pop 2016 adds more acts: American Football, Carly Rae Jepsen, Drive Like Jehu, and more