Noise pop

12 Jan 2022

Noise Pop 2022: Five Bay Area Bands You Don’t Want to Miss

From its inception in 1993, Noise Pop has championed independent musicians of all stripes. The annual Noise Pop Music and Arts Festival, once a single night at The Independent (then The Kennel Club), has since become a Bay Area mainstay, featuring an eclectic variety of established and up-and-coming artists. Previous headliners include well-known names

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05 Feb 2020

We wanna give you and your bae a pair of Noisepop Festival Badges!

Noise Pop Festival 2020, the Bay Area’s premiere week-long indie music and arts festival has recently announced the fourth wave of music acts! Along with Raphael Saadiq, Maya Jane Coles, Best Coast, and Duster, new lineup additions include a critically-acclaimed chillwave artist Washed Out; Grammy Award-nominated emcee Bas, and a

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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04 Apr 2019

We wanna send you plus one to see Telekinesis and Sontalk @ Cafe Du Nord

If Michael Benjamin Lerner has given us nothing more than an opportunity to nudge the word “effluxion” into the common vernacular, it is still a crowning cultural achievement. To truly appreciate this minor linguistic marvel, you need to say the word out loud—do this right now, wherever you are; it’s

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27 Jun 2018

We wanna send you plus one to see S.Carey!

At its heart, S. Carey’s Hundred Acres – the third full-length from Wisconsin singer/songwriter S. Carey – finds him grounded, comfortable in his skin, but still with one foot in the stream. More direct than ever, there is a wellspring of confidence in this new batch of songs that allow for ideas

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12 Feb 2018

We wanna send you to see The Album Leaf and Real Estate at Noise Pop!

THE ALBUM LEAF has been making its mark as a soft-spoken innovator steadily and surely since 1999. One year after forming the influential San Diego instrumental group Tristeza, songwriter & multi-instrumentalist Jimmy LaValle founded THE ALBUM LEAF, a solo studio project turned full-fledged live band. The diversity of THE ALBUM

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20 Sep 2017

We wanna send you plus one to see Widowspeak!

Widowspeak remain purveyors of mood. Whether painting an image of a basement apartment with blinds closed or conjuring the sweeping openness of a desert, they’re an outfit ever preoccupied with the influence of place and the passage of time on personal experience: the way vivid memories can feel like movies

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08 Aug 2017

We wanna send you to Noise Pop’s 20th Street After Party with Neon Indian!

Neon Indian (aka Alan Palomo) has announced the long awaited follow up to 2011’s Era Extraña and this year’s standalone single “Annie.” Slated for release via Mom + Pop on October 16, VEGA INTL. Night School was conceived during a period of aesthetic reinvention for Palomo, as he retooled the

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Noise Pop Smorgasbord
24 Feb 2017

The Noise Pop Smorgasbord has Nearly Everything You’ve Ever Wanted

Well it’s that time of year again. The Noise Pop Festival is celebrating its 25th year (holy smokes!) and because of that they’ve added one last really cool FREE event to the lineup, the Sunday Smorgasbord. And even to my cranky jaded self it sounds pretty fucking cool. Here’s the rundown

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