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Noise Pop 2017: Our top moments from the festival

Noise Pop 2017 - Temples

FESTIVAL REVIEW: The Bam Team frequented many Bay Area venues for Noise Pop’s 25th anniversary. Find out which were our favorite performances.

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Noise Pop 2017: Celebrating 25 years of Bay Area indie culture

Noise Pop 2017

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: We have locked in our top picks for the Bay Area festival’s happy hours, art shows, films and concerts.

Noise Pop 2016: Relive the festival frame by frame

Noise Pop 2016 - Heartwatch

PHOTOS: Navigating through more than 100 acts across the Bay Area, we take a look back at this year’s best highlights.

Noise Pop 2016 Shows of the Week // GO4FREE to Metric, Parquet Courts, Cayucas, DIIV & more

Metric

Win a pair of free tickets to our “Shows of the Week” for Noise Pop 2016.

Noise Pop 2016: Daily picks & flavors of the week

Noise Pop 2016

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: To get you ready for all the Noise Pop festivities throughout the Bay Area, we present our daily picks and flavors of the week.

Noise Pop 2016: Get ready with our Spotify playlist

Noise Pop 2016

Brush up on the first round of artists that have been announced for next year’s bill and don’t miss your opportunity to take part in the festivities.

Noise Pop 2015: Who made the ‘most’ of SF’s 12-day indie fest?

Caribou

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Noise Pop never fails to create some of the most memorable experiences in live entertainment throughout the Bay Area each year.

Seeing Holly Herndon perform is a multisensory labyrinth

Holly Herndon

SHOW REVIEW: Holly Herndon’s show can come across as more conceptual than actually enjoyable, but she finds a nice balance between electronic experimentation and accessibility.

Kindness makes world restart at Mezzanine

Kindness

SHOW REVIEW: It may not have been a sold-out show, but the band said this was the ideal crowd for its first time playing the Bay Area.

Les Sins get The New Parish grindin’

Les Sins

SHOW REVIEW: Once those who were committed settled into their dance space, The New Parish exploded into a funky house party that extended into the early a.m. hours.

Flight Facilities soar above expectations at The Regency Ballroom

Flight Facilities

SHOW REVIEW: The combo and impressive live collaboration of Touch Sensitive and Flight Facilities with special guest Owl Eyes undoubtedly made for a special night at Noise Pop 2015.

The New Pornographers don’t miss a beat in Neko Case’s absence at Fox Theater Oakland

The New Pornographers

SHOW REVIEW: Perhaps with The New Pornographers being one of the most acclaimed bands in this year’s Noise Pop lineup, fans of all ages came out to enjoy the show.

Dan Deacon could be the ideal Noise Pop artist

SHOW REVIEW: Dan Deacon takes all sorts of frequencies and cross sections of genre elements and whirls it all together into a crescendo of weird, atypical pop. And by weird, I mean the very good kind of weird.

SF Shows of the Week // GO4FREE to TV Girl, Les Sins, Mystery Skulls or Kindness at Noise Pop 2015

TV Girl, Le Sins, Mystery Skulls & Kindess

Win a pair of free tickets to one of our Noise Pop 2015 “Shows of the Week” in SF from February 23rd-March 1st.

Noise Pop 2015: Get the most out of San Francisco’s essential 12-day indie fest

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Get the most out of Noise Pop 2015! Take a gander at our top picks in music, film, photography and stage for the 12-day Bay Area festival.

Festival Review: Noise Pop 2014

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Noise Pop Festival 2014 has come and gone, and what a jam-packed week of music and merriment it was!

Real Estate simply kick off U.S. tour at Noise Pop Fest

SHOW REVIEW: Real Estate launched their North American tour at Noise Pop Fest, debuting their very square stage setup at The Independent.

12 reasons to grab a Noise Pop festival badge

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Noise Pop Festival, a week-long event spread out amongst the finest 22 venues in SF, makes for the finest extended independent music showcase on the West Coast.

Usher in the Indie-an Summer with Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party!

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Local indie powerhouses Noise Pop and Friends are throwing a free Block Party in the Mission August 24 featuring Two Gallants, Mac Demarco and yummy eats.

!!! (Chk Chk Chk) go deeper into embracing change and pushing boundaries

INTERVIEW: Nic Offer and Mario Andreoni from !!! (Chk Chk Chk) discuss their new studio production process and how their forthcoming album “Thr!!!er” is different than previous efforts.