Noise Pop: Adia Victoria and the ‘White Gaze’

Adia Victoria (photo: Kaiya Gordon)

“So the question that naturally emerges is simple,” Jenn M. Jackson writes in her 2015 essay, “We Done Told Y’all What’s Up”. “What are the rules?” [...]

By |March 7, 2017|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Adia Victoria and the ‘White Gaze’

Noise Pop: Ty Segall closes out the festival at The Fox

Ty Segall (photo: Jon Ching)

Tuesday night saw the end of the 2017 Noise Pop festival, and it couldn't be more fitting for the final act to be none other than [...]

By |February 28, 2017|Comments Off on Noise Pop: Ty Segall closes out the festival at The Fox
  • Los Campesinos! at the Great American Music Hall for Noise Pop 2017, by Jon Ching
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    Noise Pop: After 10 years, I finally saw Los Campesinos! live at GAMH

Noise Pop: After 10 years, I finally saw Los Campesinos! live at GAMH

Los Campesinos! (photo: Jon Ching)

In 2007, I did a project for my 10th grade English class in which I wrote a mini auto-biography with each chapter titled after a [...]

By |February 28, 2017|Comments Off on Noise Pop: After 10 years, I finally saw Los Campesinos! live at GAMH

Noise Pop: Saw Tacocat while dressed as Tacocat at Starline

Tacocat (By: Joey Pangilinan)

In 2015, I had the best Halloween costume ever. Three days of taco fun: Friday, I was a fish taco. Saturday, I was a Taco Bell. [...]

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Noise Pop: An excited BadBadNotGood take to The Fillmore

BadBadNotGood (photo: Robert Alleyne)

Noise Pop celebrated experimental jazz band BadBadNotGood at The Fillmore last Thursday, February 23, 2017. The band was joined by a powerhouse of strong artists, including London O'Connor, and [...]

By |February 27, 2017|Comments Off on Noise Pop: An excited BadBadNotGood take to The Fillmore
  • PWR BTTM at the Starline Social Club, by Marc Fong
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    Noise Pop: I became BFFs with Ben Hopkins of PWR BTTM’s dad

Noise Pop: I became BFFs with Ben Hopkins of PWR BTTM’s dad

PWR BTTM (by: Marc Fong)

Early last year, I went to PWR BTTM's first San Francisco show ever. On Thursday, February 23 of 2017, I witnessed their first Oakland show, which [...]

By |February 27, 2017|Comments Off on Noise Pop: I became BFFs with Ben Hopkins of PWR BTTM’s dad
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    Rogue Wave dazzle with ’80s ‘Cover Me’ album at Rickshaw Stop

Rogue Wave dazzle with ’80s ‘Cover Me’ album at Rickshaw Stop

Rogue Wave (by: Debra Zeller)

Hometown heroes Rogue Wave returned to the stage last night to celebrate their recently released Cover Me (an album of reinvented 1980s songs) and transport the [...]

By |February 26, 2017|Comments Off on Rogue Wave dazzle with ’80s ‘Cover Me’ album at Rickshaw Stop

Your Noise Pop mood chart for 2017

This year's Noise Pop is not only one of the biggest (which is only reasonable, because it is the 25th anniversary), but it's also one of the most conflicting [...]

By |February 17, 2017|Comments Off on Your Noise Pop mood chart for 2017
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    Playlist: Dive into the sounds of the 2017 Noise Pop Festival!

Playlist: Dive into the sounds of the 2017 Noise Pop Festival!

The 2017 Noise Pop Festival is here! With the film portion of the fest's 25th year already underway, it's high time to plan which of Noise Pop's many great [...]

By |February 16, 2017|Comments Off on Playlist: Dive into the sounds of the 2017 Noise Pop Festival!

Your final Noise Pop lineup announcement is here

In Noise Pop news, the long-standing local concert promotion series has released their final batch of artists for their 2017 festival. If you thought the last several announcements were [...]

By |January 24, 2017|1 Comment
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    Noise Pop announces even more 2017 acts: Japanese Breakfast, Madeline Kenney and more

Noise Pop announces even more 2017 acts: Japanese Breakfast, Madeline Kenney and more

The hits just keep on coming for Noise Pop 2017. Yesterday, organizers announced yet another wave of acts — over 50 more in total — playing this year's festival. [...]

By |January 13, 2017|Comments Off on Noise Pop announces even more 2017 acts: Japanese Breakfast, Madeline Kenney and more
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    Noise Pop announces first 2017 names: Vince Staples, Adia Victoria and more

Noise Pop announces first 2017 names: Vince Staples, Adia Victoria and more

Well, we have at least one thing to look forward to in 2017: Noise Pop has release the first wave of names scheduled to play their 2017 festival. Included [...]

By |November 14, 2016|Comments Off on Noise Pop announces first 2017 names: Vince Staples, Adia Victoria and more