Premiere: Listen to Al Lover's "Brown Acid Redux", see him play Noise Pop tonight
Premiere: Listen to Al Lover's "Brown Acid Redux", see him play Noise Pop tonight
Premiere: Listen to Al Lover's "Brown Acid Redux", see him play Noise Pop tonight
Our House warehouse show morphs into benefit for Everyone Is Dirty frontwoman Sivan Lioncub
Our House warehouse show morphs into benefit for Everyone Is Dirty frontwoman Sivan Lioncub
Our House warehouse show morphs into benefit for Everyone Is Dirty frontwoman Sivan Lioncub
SONG-FREUD: Waterstrider's "Calliope"
SONG-FREUD: Waterstrider's "Calliope"
SONG-FREUD: Waterstrider's "Calliope"
Premiere & Interview: Listen to Tidelands' new track "Dog Named Bart" off forthcoming Old Mill Park EP
Premiere & Interview: Listen to Tidelands' new track "Dog Named Bart" off forthcoming Old Mill Park EP
Premiere & Interview: Listen to Tidelands' new track "Dog Named Bart" off forthcoming Old Mill Park EP
Friday: The Bay Bridged Presents a Noise Pop Happy Hour with Couches, Stalls, and Never Young!
Friday: The Bay Bridged Presents a Noise Pop Happy Hour with Couches, Stalls, and Never Young!
Friday: The Bay Bridged Presents a Noise Pop Happy Hour with Couches, Stalls, and Never Young!

  • Noise Pop 2015: Craft Spells’ woozy dream-pop at Great American Music Hall

Noise Pop 2015: Craft Spells’ woozy dream-pop at Great American Music Hall

  • February 27, 2015

(Photo Credit: John Margaretten)

In order to write Craft Spells’ last album, Nausea, Justin Vallesteros had to leave San Francisco. The congested city became too much for him, and he returned to where he grew up, the Central Valley. He eschewed social media […]

  • Noise Pop 2015: Jessica Pratt, Kevin Morby charm at The Chapel

Noise Pop 2015: Jessica Pratt, Kevin Morby charm at The Chapel

  • February 27, 2015

At this point, “otherworldly” is probably an overused adjective to describe a singer’s voice, but I’ll be damned if it doesn’t nail Jessica Pratt’s uniquely captivating way with a melody. Joined by a single guitarist at The Chapel on […]

  • Noise Pop 2015: The Black Ryder, masters of the hard/soft dichotomy

Noise Pop 2015: The Black Ryder, masters of the hard/soft dichotomy

  • February 26, 2015

Photos by Jon Ching

Last night at Rickshaw Stop, The Black Ryder proved themselves to be masters of the hard/soft dichotomy. In celebration of their new LP, The Door Behind the Door, the duo harnessed soft and hard, quiet and loud, […]