20th Street Block Party
Treasure Island Music Festival 2014


BAND SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR NOISE POP 2015Want to play Noise Pop 2015 (February 24-March 1)? We want to hear from you. We are now accepting submissions for next year’s festival. If you are interested in playing (or know someone who is), head over to Sonic Bids and submit your or your friends’ band.…Read more»
MAY 8TH: DÂM-FUNK AT NIGHTLIFEOn May 8th we are headed back to our favorite Thursday night in the city, NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences. This month we bring to you the legendary Dâm-Funk! Join us for a night of smooth beats and scientific exploration. Grab your tickets below. NIGHTLIFE DÂM-FUNK Thursday, May 8, 2014 CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES 55 Music Concourse Drive Golden Gate Park San Francisco, CA 6:00PM–10:00PM / $10–12 / 21+ BUY TICKETS…Read more»
MAY 27TH: POP/ROX PRESENTS LOOKING FOR JOHNNY: THE LEGEND OF JOHNNY THUNDERSJoin the Roxie and Noise Pop for this San Francisco premiere! From his birth in Queens to his mysterious death in New Orleans, Looking For Johnny chronicles of the life of rock ‘n’ roll true believer Johnny Thunders. A founding member of the New York Dolls and the leader of the Heartbreakers, Thunders epitomized a sort of post-Stones platonic ideal of how a rock star should be, minus the worldwide fame but with all the…Read more»
APRIL 24TH–MAY 8TH: 57TH ANNUAL SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALSFIFF is back in its 57th year! We are presenting two music-driven shows this year. Noise Pop alumnus Thao Nguyen will both perform and present films in “Live & Onstage: Thao and the Get Down Stay Down.” Reaching back into her musical catalog, Thao will perform with an assortment of classic, complex and funny films from the silent era. LIVE & ONSTAGE: THAO AND THE GET DOWN STAY DOWN Tuesday, April 29, 2014 CASTRO THEATRE…Read more»
April 27th: The NationalAfter presenting the endearing “Mistaken for Strangers” at Noise Pop HQ, we could not be more excited for The National’s show at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley on Sunday, April 27th. What’s better is that we are giving away a pair of tickets to one lucky winner. To enter, just head to our Facebook page and post about your favorite The National lyric, the more obscure the better. We will choose a winner on Tuesday,…Read more»
The Noise Pop Podcast
Meta SongsIt’s no surprise that musicians find inspiration in other musicians from time to time. Sometimes that inspiration even earns a shoutout – whether it be in the form of a copied lyric or lick, an homage or a diss. This episode we’re playing some of our favorite songs that feature all of the above, from Drake to Okkervil River. DOWNLOAD  ▼ ARTIST SONG ALBUM Metric Gimme Sympathy Fantasies Okkervil River Plus Ones The Stage Names…Read more»