Noise Pop 2010: Zee Avi, The Hot Toddies, Leslie and the Badgers, Tiny Television @ Rickshaw Stop

Review and Photos by: Nic Buron One of the many strengths of the Noise Pop Festival is its ability to bring together such solid and eclectic bills. Of course tonight’s show was no exception. Show opener Tiny Television is a San Francisco band (by way of Denver, Colorado), that prove difficult to describe. Their sound is so familiar, but feels undeniably new: think hard charging, dark Americana, but with something that you just can’t put your finger on. Tonight they played as a six-piece: two guitars, bass, drums, pedal steel, and a back-up singer flown in from Denver. Striking three-part [...]

Noise Pop 2010: Thursday Preview

By Thursday eve, we've already had a significant dose of unique music, art, and film, and Noise Pop 2010 is in full swing. Approaching the latter half of the festival, Thursday's events offer up the standard mix of free events and film screenings, along with a reunion, an orchestra, and an all-encompassing dose of stellar indie music. The first musical spectacle will take place at Cafe du Nord, where a co-headlining event will also include local opener Greg Ashley and San Diego opener Tape Deck Mountain. Our very own Citay, a local collective of creative and hard-working musicians, will share [...]

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