Noise Pop 2015: Check out all of our festival coverage!
Jessica Pratt at The Chapel (Photo Credit: Jon Ching) Got any plans for the weekend? If you're like us, you're still recovering from the week that was Noise Pop 2015, and you're not quite ready to wrap your brain another show-filled weekend. Well, if you'd rather stay in this weekend, wear your pajamas around the clock (don't forget Daylight Savings Time starts Saturday night), drink some herbal tea, and go on a Netflix binge, we don't blame you. But, at the very least, you can relive some of the best moments from Noise Pop with this wrap-up of all [...]
Noise Pop 2015: Photos of No Joy, Devon Williams, Vaniish, Chasms at Bottom of the Hill
Photos by Joey Pangilinan No Joy, Devon Williams, Vaniish, and Chasms were at Bottom of the Hill during Noise Pop's Friday festivities, and photographer Joey Pangilinan was there to capture the action.
Noise Pop Festival announces first bands for 2015, badges and tickets on sale this week
Our friends at Noise Pop announced the first batch of bands playing the 2015 edition of their iconic San Francisco indie music festival, and they're off to a great start. The lineup so far features a host of local Bay Bridged favorites (Giraffage, Cathedrals, Six Organs of Admittance, Tony Molina) as well as artists from far-and-wide (Caribou, Dan Deacon, Slow Magic, Surfer Blood). Early Bird festival badges are $125 and go on sale for TODAY at 11am PST – once those are gone, Regular Badges will go on sale for $150. Badges give you access to all general admission shows. [...]
Review & Photos: No Joy, Heavy Hawaii, Wild Moth, Burnt Palms @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall, 10/7/13
Photos by: Nicole L. Browner Red and blue lights sparsely illuminated the stage at Brick and Mortar Music Hall for the duration of Monday night's stacked lineup, featuring No Joy, Heavy Hawaii, Wild Moth, and Burnt Palms. The crowd gradually filled in throughout the evening, providing a respectable, albeit tame turnout for the show. Seaside trio Burnt Palms opened the show with a set of jangly beach rock to please the early-comers. Christina, blinded by the lights, thanked the small crowd for showing up early and admitted that she was unable to actually see how many people were watching. Punctual [...]
Review: Clinic, No Joy @ Rickshaw Stop, 5/3/13
Clinic have been around for a long time. Their debut album, Internal Wrangler, came out when I was just starting high school and I still remember my best friend Josh hyping them as a less bombastic, mellower version of our then favorite UK rock group, Radiohead. Skip forward some 13 years later and last night was my first opportunity to see Clinic live — albeit without Josh, who was forced to work late in Sacramento (adulthood? fuck) — at the Rickshaw Stop. Canadian show openers No Joy lived up to their serviceable-new-shoegaze hype, combining reverb-drenched guitars with a tight rhythm and bass [...]