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  Noise Pop
But for Noise Pop it just means another seven nights of incredible live music featuring bands from all over the world alongside some of your hometown favorites.
Be sure to visit the Noise Pop 2006 website, for the most up to date festival information including who's playing, when a show starts and oh, basically everything you could ever hope to know and more about Noise Pop 2006.
The new Noise Pop SF 2003 T-Shirts and Posters are now available, as is the new and very debonair Noise Pop Classic T-Shirt.
www.noisepop.com   (829 words)

  Noise pop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Noise pop is a term used to loosely describe a number of alternative rock bands that fuse punk rock's attitude and anger with the atonal noise, feedback, and free song structures of noise music, presented in a decidedly pop context.
Noise pop and shoegazing are very closely related genres, many shoegazing artists can also be considered as noise pop.
Noise pop was the chief inspiration for the shoegazing movement.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Noise_pop   (308 words)

 Noise rock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Noise rock is a musical genre that developed in the 1980s as an experimental outgrowth of punk rock.
Fusing punk rock's attitude with the atonal noise and unconventional song structures of early industrial and noise music, the noise rock introduced a new kind of avant-garde music to the alternative rock landscape.
Some influences on the early breed of noise rockers were the stark rock and roll of The Velvet Underground (most notably their "White Light/White Heat" album), the bluster of the Stooges, the no wave movement of the late 1970s, and Lou Reed's Metal Machine Music.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Noise_rock   (337 words)

 Noise pop: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The musical genre commonly known as noise pop developed in the 1990s as an experimental outgrowth of ska ska quick summary:
Dream pop is a type of alternative rock that originated in the early 1980s when bands like the cocteau twins began twisting new wave melodies into sonic,...
Twee (or twee pop) is a type of indie rock that is known for simple, EHandler: no quick summary.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/n/no/noise_pop.htm   (479 words)

 Music.com ||| Noise Pop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Noise pop often has a hazy, narcotic feel, as melodies drift through the swirling guitar textures.
The first proper noise pop band was the Jesus and Mary Chain, whose groundbreaking 1986 debut Psychocandy pretty much birthed the style.
In the late '80s, noise pop was the chief inspiration for the British shoegazing movement, which made the lyrics more introspective and the melodies more fragile.
www.music.com /style/noise_pop/1   (264 words)

 musicrag.com: Noise Pop 10
I've been attending assorted Noise Pop events for the last six or seven years, and this year I finally forked over cash (yes, cash; I paid for it outta my own pocket) for a Noise Pop 10 badge that will guarantee me entry to each and every event.
Noise Pop SF 2002 kicked off with more of a whimper than a bang last night, and more pop than noise.
After collecting our complimentary Noise Pop 10 T's (if you saw the shirts you'd know why they were free), we made our way into the club just in time to see Aveo hit the stage.
www.musicrag.com /2002/02/noise-pop-10.html   (879 words)

Established in San Francisco in 1993, Noise Pop's mission is to be the premier source of high quality independent culture and entertainment, producing a unique variety of events, music, media, art, and merchandise for their expanding community.
Noise Pop's embrace of all levels of independent culture is a crucial factor to its enduring success.
Noise Pop is synonymous with quality, not a specific style, and it allows the festival and the events to include many different genres with verve and sincerity.
www.jambase.com /headsup.asp?storyID=9361   (1467 words)

 News: liveDaily Interview: Jordan Kurland of Noise Pop Chicago >> liveDaily   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Noise Pop Festival, which was founded seven years ago in San Francisco and is now branching into Chicago, prides itself on a lack of hype and slickness.
What's really great about Noise Pop is that you see CMJ and North by Northwest and South by Southwest, and they're all great events and they serve their purpose, but with Noise Pop it's always just been about the music.
And intricately and deeply woven into Noise Pop is that it's a reflection of the city it's in.
www.livedaily.com /news/1161.html   (1116 words)

 SF Station: Noise Pop 2005 Preview
Noise Pop Photography and Poster Show: Also kicking off on opening night is this cool rock art show, featuring photography by Noise Pop's principal photographer Peter Ellenby, all of which will be for sale.
The over 100 photos include past Noise Pop performances by the Flaming Lips, Neko Case, Modest Mouse and Frank Black, as well as portraits of Grandaddy, Mark Kozelek, Pinback, James Brown and others.
Their entertaining live performance will be a terrific finale to an amazing week of Noise and Pop.
www.sfstation.com /noise-pop-2005-preview-a1026   (917 words)

Noise Pop has already stirred up controversy this year by moving the dates of San Francisco’s annual indie-leaning music festival from the end of February to the end of March, one month later than usual.
But this being Noise Pop’s 14th time out, the organizers are in the mood to experiment and The Flaming Lips are the perfect excuse for the festivities to kick off a day early.
Noise Pop was founded by music aficionado Kevin Arnold in 1993 as a way to shine light on a largely overlooked yet growing musical community.
www.filter-mag.com /index.php?c=1&lid=2994   (403 words)

 Rasputin Manifesto
Noise Pop can be a bit overwhelming with so many good-looking shows and bands to choose from during the six-day festival.
Although the Noise Pop program indicated that they were to perform with a male vocalist, they emerged on the Bimbo's stage as an all-estrogen trio: vocalist/guitarist/trumpeter Jenny Hoyston, drummer Bianca Sparta and bassist Ellie Erickson.
At Noise Pop I saw several bands use heavy distortion, which can convey a welcome rawness to the sound but more often detracted from the music and left you wondering "What are they trying to hide?" Not with these ladies, however.
www.rasputinmusic.com /manifesto_web/noisepop2.html   (666 words)

 Noise Pop 2005 - News
Noise Pop photographer Peter Ellenby is auctioning off a photo from this week’s show to benefit the Bottom Of The Hill booker and KALX DJ.
The 2005 installment of the Noise Pop throwdown continues that hallowed tradition with a mind-boggling lineup of stellar acts, including Santa Cruz psych-punks Comets On Fire, alt-folkie Joanna Newsom, Brazilian beatmaster Amon Tobin and symphonic rockers The Polyphonic Spree.
The 2005 Noise Pop festival, set to run from February 22-27 in San Francisco, will feature performances from the Hot Hot Heat, the Walkmen, the Polyphonic Spree, Mission of Burma, Nada Surf, Amon Tobin, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Les Georges Leningrad, Louis XIV and a host of other underground artists of every stripe.
www.noisepop.com /2005   (1000 words)

 Blogcritics.org: Sunday Morning Playlist: Noise Pop
Noise Pop is a subgenre of indie rock and alternative rock.
Noise pop is pop music at its heart, but with layers of feedback, white noise and dissonance creating a hypnotic, hazy, fuzzy sound, often with predominant guitar textures obscuring the vocals.
Noise pop's heyday was roughly from the mid-80's through the mid 90's, although it survives, in a variety of forms and styles, to this day.
blogcritics.org /archives/2005/04/24/152232.php   (1726 words)

 Noise Pop - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
It's clearly a sibling of noise rock, but noise pop is younger, sexier, and a bit more aloof.
Noise rock trashes your room and drinks all of your beer; noise pop, on the other hand, sashays in and treats you to whiskey kisses on a bed of white noise.
On its best behavior, noise pop is the perfect union of pop conventionalism and sonic experimentation; at its most bratty, it's the reason the beloved distortion box has an army of followers.
music.download.com /2001-8602_32-0.html   (264 words)

 [X] : Noise Pop 2006
Noise Pop, San Francisco’s annual indie music festival, is in full swing this week with a busy schedule chock full of bands ranging from headliners such as The Flaming Lips to locals like The Cuts.
Noise Pop founders Kevin Arnold and Jordan Kurland must be proud knowing that the festival has garnered attention from San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom who declared March 27 through April 2 “Noise Pop Week.”
Say what you will about Noise Pop because it is still a prominent experience for anyone who has an appreciation for music, even if they are not completely immersed.
xpress.sfsu.edu /archives/arts/005965.html   (670 words)

 MP3.com: Noise Pop festival unveils lineup
Noise Pop, the annual indie music festival in San Francisco, began taking the wraps off its 2007 lineup this week, with both veterans and up-and-comers in the mix.
The companion Noise Pop Film Festival, now in its 8th year, will feature Noise Pop: The Documentary, a film chronicling the eclectic festival's existence over the last six years and featuring a wide array of live footage and interviews with indie rock acts as they perform and hang out in San Francisco.
Noise Pop is selling badges for $150 each on its Web site through January 15.
www.mp3.com /news/stories/7669.html   (895 words)

 MP3.com: Great Albums: Noise Pop
Noise pop is the sonic concoction created by blending the swirling psychedelic layers of Brian Wilson and Phil Spector, ear-damaging white noise, and lots of feedback.
For many indie pop purists, the group's lack of even moderate commercial success is part of their appeal.
This masterstroke on noise pop's canvas vibrates with angelic melody, crushes with feedback symphonies, and immobilizes the human ego with metaphysical brilliance.
www.mp3.com /news/stories/3371.html&print=1   (954 words)

 Noise Pop Festival Makes Itself Heard / Growing event stretches beyond music
For many, Noise Pop's ascendance affirms a local music scene that refuses to die in spite of high rents and shrinking space.
To help local musicians along, Arnold and his Noise Pop associates last year co-founded the Popular Noise Foundation (www.popularnoise.org), a nonprofit devoted to raising funds to preserve the Bay Area music scene.
Noise Pop 2001 Shows are open to all ages unless otherwise noted.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2001/02/26/DD138747.DTL   (1024 words)

 Noise Pop - Post-Punk - Alternative/Punk - Music - www.real.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Born of an unholy union of melody, sheer volume, and white noise, Noise Pop seeks to create accessible pop from the tension between these elements.
Noise Pop arguably had its roots in the influential art-pop of the Velvet Underground, but it didn't truly find its voice until the debut of the Jesus & Mary Chain in 1984.
Noise Pop's cacophonous hooks can be heard in everything from My Bloody Valentine's seminal album Loveless to virtually anything by the Pixies, to the psychedelic experimentalism of the Flaming Lips.
uk.real.com /music/genre/Noise_Pop   (156 words)

 Pollstar -- The Concert Hotwire
Noise Pop 2007 is slated to run from February 27 to March 4, with more than 20,000 fans and at least 100 bands expected.
Noise Pop started with one night and five bands in 1993 and has grown to include a film festival, art exhibitions, comedy shows and educational programs.
Last year's Noise Pop lineup included The Flaming Lips, Feist, We Are Scientists, Wolfmother, Smoosh, and Vetiver.
www.pollstar.com /news/viewnews.pl?NewsID=7517   (250 words)

Noise Pop, an institution in the independent music world, has unveiled headliners for its 11th annual installment of the festival.
The Noise Pop Educational Series is aimed at independent musicians with topics ranging from "Black, White, & Cred All Over: A Look into the Mysterious Science of Credibility" to more pragmatic discussions such as the ins and outs of life on the road.
Noise Pop is working hand-in-hand with EMP in continuing to present the best and brightest in underground music while also expanding the educational and community outreach components of the festival.
www.jambase.com /headsup.asp?storyID=3442   (518 words)

 NOISE POP 15, SAN FRANCISCO | Noise Pop 2007 festival of indie music
Noise Pop 15 will also see new territory explored as gallery art shows and literary events join the festival schedule as well as daytime in-stores, special badge-holder events and some rollicking afterparties.
Noise Pop Festival badges are on sale exclusively at www.noisepop.com/2007.
Each year, a limited number of Noise Pop Festival badges are available, granting access to every single show and event happening during the festival.
remixmag.com /artists/news/noise-pop15-121906   (388 words)

 MFA Benefit Event: "Kids Like Us," Nov. 16th @ Cafe Du Nord + Noise Pop 2007 info | Music For America
Also, our good friends over at Noise Pop are gearing up for Noise Pop 2007, which is already appearing to be quite awesome.
Since 1993 Noise Pop has championed and celebrated ground-breaking, independent, underground and outsider music and art as the legitimate, powerful and important work we know it to be.
Confirmed so far for Noise Pop 15: Ted Leo And The Pharmacists, Jolie Holland, Josh Ritter, Sebadoh (the original lineup!), John Vanderslice, Midlake, Vic Chestnut, and Ghostland Observatory with more bands being added all the time to complete a line-up that will include more than 100 artists.
www.musicforamerica.org /node/113027   (347 words)

 Withoutabox.com: Apply To Festival
The 7th Noise Pop Film Festival is an integrated part of Noise Pop's 14-year music celebration.
Noise Pop films unspool at historic film venues in and around San Francisco.
All submitted materials become property of Noise Pop and cannot be returned.
www.withoutabox.com /03film/03t_fin/03t_fin_fest_01dead.php?festview=&category_id=132900   (361 words)

Noise Pop 2002, which includes films and panels, runs Feb. 25-March 2.
Donnas MTV's MVPs of pop metal, the Donnas come home to rawk our brains out and dish the dirt on Jimmy Fallon, whom they hung out with at their Saturday Night Live after-party last month.
Noise Pop's best-named band, Hockey Night, and Built like Alaska and the Stratford 4 also play.
www.sfbg.com /37/21/cover_schedule.html   (1095 words)

 Bring the Noise
But from May 9 through 13, it didn’t seem like there was any better place to be than Chicago’s Noise Pop festival (now in its ninth year, and second in the Windy City).
But if the Noise Pop banner was just an excuse to get such acts as Yo La Tengo, Goldfrapp, Couch, Damon and Naomi, Jah Wobble and the Bellrays to spend some time in the Windy City, then more power to ’em.
(Noise Pop’s other oldies act, Television contemporaries Suicide, were notable mainly for performing one of the loudest sets in the history of creation.
www.citypaper.net /articles/052401/mus.chicago.shtml   (733 words)

 noise populism
Yet Noise Pop remains a grassroots labor of love, something for fans and supporters of independent music of the rock-and-roll persuasion -- not for the industry, or for hip scene people, either.
The "pop" in Noise Pop is really power pop as first defined by the Who: irresistible melodies backed by loud guitars bashing out basic chord progressions with high energy, attitude, and imagination.
The power-pop parameters of Noise Pop, though not necessarily reflecting my own tastes, present an eclectic bunch of known and unknown artists in a format that appeals to large numbers of people, many of whom don't go to clubs much but are eager to try something new.
www.versechorus.com /noisepop.html   (4441 words)

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