Noise Pop: Drive Like Jehu’s tenacious post-hardcore orchestra

Drive Like Jehu (photo: Ian Young) Last Friday, famed '90s post-hardcore act Drive Like Jehu graced an audience at The Independent in San Francisco with a sold-out show. The band performed a diverse range of songs during their performance, audaciously pleasing older fans to newcomers as well. For those up to speed with the inundation of recent reunions that audiences have been experiencing in the past few years, Drive Like Jehu is known for their impromptu reunion back in late 2014 for a performance in San Diego's famous Balboa Park with the accompaniment of the park's historic organ. Fans speculated that [...]

Drive Like Jehu announces second Bay Area show in San Jose

Photo: Philip Cosores Post-hardcore kingpins Drive Like Jehu have recently announced their Noise Pop 2016 show to incredible audience acclaim. The band sold out San Francisco's Independent in a day, following a brief stint on this past October's Treasure Island Music Festival lineup (for those wondering about the craze, the San Diego-based four-piece performed a reunion show at San Diego's historic Balboa Park in 2014, the band's first public comeback since their dissolution in 1995). If you weren't able to snag tickets to their Noise Pop show at the Independent or missed their set at Treasure Island, Drive Like Jehu has announced [...]

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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 second wave of acts confirmed for the festival including headliners American Football, Drive like Jehu, and Carly Rae Jepsen. Carly Rae could be the most "pop" act ever booked for the festival, known worldwide for her indecisive 2011 hit "Call Me Maybe" which became the best-selling digital single of all time. Her 2015 LP E-Mo-Tion was popular among critics, scoring a 77/100 on Metacritic and praised by various outlets despite not [...]

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