Mixtape: Twenty Bands at Noise Pop 20 (Podcast #271)

Mixtape: Twenty Bands at Noise Pop 20 (Podcast #271) Noise Pop 20 is just weeks away. From February 21st through the 26th, over one hundred bands will take over SF's venues for six days celebrating independent music. True to form, this year's Noise Pop Festival includes an eclectic mix of veterans and emerging artists, and you'd be wise to buy your tickets soon, because many shows are starting to sell out. To get familiar with many of the bands performing at Noise Pop this year, here's the first of two mixtapes showcasing music from performing artists. To find out when [...]

The Bay Bridged Presents: A Noise Pop Happy Hour with Jel, James & Evander and Raleigh Moncrief!

Artwork by Luke Judd In addition to a full slate of concerts around the City, Noise Pop 20 also features the return of the nightly series of free Happy Hour concerts at Bender's, one of the Mission's finest establishments. We're excited to present the Happy Hour show on Friday, February 24th, featuring a slate of talented local electronic pop performers. It'll be the perfect way to kick off your Friday night! The Bay Bridged Presents: A Noise Pop Happy Hour Jel James & Evander Raleigh Moncrief Friday, February 24th, 2012 Bender's 5pm, FREE, 21+ About the bands: Jel's resume speaks [...]

Free music meet-up on 7/6/11 at 111 Minna – via Mashpot and Audyssey’s ‘The Neighborhood’

Mashpot, an organization devoted to bringing together the local music community, and Audyssey's The Neighborhood have teamed up for the next Mashpot networking event, which takes place on July 6th at 111 Minna (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, free). The early evening event is meant to serve as a place to network with fellow people in the Bay Area music community (musicians, writers, promoters, etc.), and it will be immediately followed by The Neighborhood's local music showcase (9pm, free). Those would like to attend are encouraged to RSVP: As always, this event is an informal get-together, intended to facilitate collaborations and strengthen [...]

Noise Pop Review: Kid Koala, DJ Swayzee, Jel, J House

Friday night's Noise Pop show at Mighty was a pleasant mix of those who don’t get out to dance at the club that often and those who do. This had a lot to do with the contrast of acts for the evening, a clever mix of talents that united two different crowds. Hailing from San Francisco, J House is a DJ with an artful streak. Stylistically he was all over the board in a way that in less able hands would have been a mess. He jumped from genre to genre, evoking the electronic music gods all while keeping his [...]

By |February 28, 2011|Tags: , , , |

Drunk driving accident benefit at Mighty on Friday includes Nosaj Thing, Jel and more

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPfDjZAct-0 On September 18th, 2010, our dear friend Lola Ramos was critically injured in a car accident here in San Francisco, hit by an uninsured drunk driver (read: uninsured drunk asshole). 100% of the proceeds from this show will benefit Lola and her family, paying for her substantial medical bills and rehabilitation. Your support is greatly appreciated. Some local folks are putting on a benefit show this Friday night at Mighty (8:30pm, $15/20) for a friend injured by a drunk driver. On the docket: Nosaj Thing, Jel and OfNazareth (Can't Find A Villain) will be holding things down on the [...]

By |December 7, 2010|Tags: , |

Jel, Odd Nosdam play Haiti benefit Tuesday @ BOTH

Jel - "All Around" With all of the other earthquakes that have been shaking the rest of the world lately, attention to the devastating Haiti quake seems to have gone by the wayside. The folks at SOIL are working to turn this around, however, by putting together a benefit for Haitian relief at Bottom of the Hill on Tuesday, April 13th. SOIL stands for Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods, and the organization is "dedicated to protecting soil resources, empowering communities and transforming wastes into resources in Haiti." Their Tuesday benefit show will feature Anticon locals Jel (also of Themselves) [...]

By |April 9, 2010|Tags: , |

Jel, Religious Girls + more play ‘Belly’ art opening

At the American Steel Building in Oakland this Friday, several local acts presented by Pretty Blue Presents (Jel, Religious Girls, Chelsea Wolfe, J. Irvin Dally) will provide live music for a free opening of the exhibit entitled Belly: Belly is an independent exhibition of emerging artists who share a curiosity in the co-dependent relationship between the beautiful & the depraved. Introducing the works of recognizable & striving artists alike, Belly was organized from the ground up by those wishing to take full control of not only their work but also the environment in which that work is experienced. Bringing together [...]

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