After last week's announcement of the first batch of artists for the 2013 festival, Noise Pop is back already with more additions. New acts include Starfucker, the Thermals, and Califone, plus a few locals you might've heard of.
When I met with band todayokay at Dolores Park Café, it was hard at first to picture the laid-back bunch producing the enormous sounds on display on their EP, All This Weaponry. Even the band's seemingly benign name doesn't quite fit with the affrontive album title. But as its members each chim ... More >>
Believer Art Issue Launch Party @ Electric Works
Jeff Chang makes you cry; so does Greil Marcus. But in the new Believer Art Issue, plenty of the other contributors make you laugh and smirk and grin and have other reactions as well. Peter Blegvad as interviewed by Franklin Bruno had us fist-pump ... More >>