There I was, a full hour into my drive from the North-East Bay to San Francisco, and I wasn't even on the Bay Bridge yet. I was sitting in traffic purgatory for having forgotten that 49ers were playing at Candlestick for Monday Night Football, and for the serious miscalculation of the number of earl ... More >>
The final More additions to the lineup for Noise Pop's 20th Anniversary festival were released moments ago, and they were worth the wait: Topping the 2012 bill are the Flaming Lips -- who also played Noise Pop in '98, just before finding a second run of success with The Soft Bulletin, the album the ... More >>
Wye Oak's Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack
Noise Pop isn't like other music festivals, which usually announce their entire lineup at once. Instead, the bills for San Francisco's premiere indie music gathering are announced over months, giving fans continuous excitement -- and perhaps a little anxie ... More >>
South African rap group Die Antwoord is playing Noise Pop's 20th Anniversary.
Next year is the 20th Anniversary of Noise Pop, San Francisco's premier club-based indie music festival, and today, we get our first peek at the lineup for 2012. Big names include Die Antwoord, Craig Finn, Archers o ... More >>
The real Zodiac emerges?A Massachusetts man says he's cracked the Zodiac killer's cipher that has befuddled law enforcement agencies for the last 40 years since the enigmatic serial killer went on his Bay Area killing spree. The amateur sleuth says the 340-character code sent to the San Francisco ... More >>
This is Wilbert, everyone. He's a a three-haired, yellow-bellied, stuffed monkey who started his world travels in San Francisco on May 4, 2008. Since then, he's hit up Paris, Jamaica, New York City, Toronto, Vegas, Tokyo, the Amazon, Rio De Janeiro, China, Greece, Oklahoma, ... More >>