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.

PHOTOS: Ryan Hemsworth at The Independent 12/11

Ryan Hemsworth

PHOTOS: Releasing his second studio album this year, Canadian DJ and producer Ryan Hemsworth stopped by The Independent with Tennyson, The Bilinda Butchers and DJ Dials serving as openers.

Craft Spells fill the Chapel with their magic

PHOTOS: A recent move to Seattle was a shock to fans, but on this night, it was as if Justin Paul Vallesteros was the current local rock hero, never missing a beat.