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Noise Pop's Sonic 'Covers' Feast
Songs in the Key of Food
" thing the tastemaking music-and-food impresarios of San Francisco's Noise Pop and graffEats projects do locally. Because that's the..."

April 2, 2012 SXSW Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Feel the Noise
In this overstuffed movie, an aspiring Harlem rapper finds his artistic calling and homeland pride with Puerto Rico's reggaeton.
"...does just that with his first picture, Feel the Noise, which follows an aspiring young rapper from Harlem named..."

Oct. 12, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

J Mascis
"...J MascisSeveral Shades of Why (Sub Pop) ObitsMoody, Standard and Poor (Sub Pop) Dum Dum GirlsHe..."

March 18, 2011 Music Review by Greg Beets

“Save the Noise” on east 6th street with Cheer Up Charlie’s
Party all day until they make you turn the music off.
"...turn it up and get down at “Save The Noise! An End of summer semi-legal spectacular.”..."

Sept. 1, 2012 Chron Events Post by Courtney Byrd

Nordic Noise
Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland – 26 inches of SXSW over four days and nights
" overriding theme in this diverse armada of Nordic noise...."

Feb. 24, 2006 Music Feature by Greg Beets

This Is Pop?
Pondering the Beatles' Legacy
" bubble was burst, my eyes opened, my cherry popped. I'd always known the Top-40, suburban brats I grew..."

Aug. 11, 1995 Music Feature

J.L. Aronson on 'Danielson: A Family Movie (or, Make a Joyful Noise Here)'
On Danielson: A Family Movie (or, Make a Joyful Noise Here)
" Danielson: A Family Movie (or, Make a Joyful Noise Here), Aronson spent five years delving into the history..."

Dec. 15, 2006 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Signal to Noise
An Interview With Netchick Carla Sinclair
"...Chick, and author of the cyberculture thriller Signal to Noise. She's been married for years to Wired associate editor..."

April 10, 1998 Screens Feature by Jon Lebkowsky

More Beautiful Noise
Western Vinyl owner Brian Sampson: Dr. Label & Mr. Ambient
"...Go Magic, the self-titled LP from Luke Temple's recent Afro-pop project, which has sold more than 7,000 copies to..."

Sept. 18, 2009 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Sound on Sound Fest Pops!
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Electric Wizard, and king Stooge himself
"...Iggy Pop performing at a renaissance fairground …. You don’t have..."

June 20, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Music Live: Stereogum Party
Real Estate, Sleigh Bells – feh! Girlpool bests all
"...late-night acts, bona fide indie gods Real Estate and noise-pop Sleigh Bells. The former delivered a slick set, while..."

March 15, 2017 SXSW Post by Libby Webster

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...of the hottest regional Latino acts in veteran border pop mobsters La Mafia, newcomers Grupo Control, and chart-climbers Palomo..."

March 15, 2002 Music Feature

Wilco Part One: Capitol City
Previewing tonight's Wilco show with Wednesday's ACL taping
"...a three-guitar front line (hello Skynyrd), live to make noisepop noise, rock noise, “Heavy Metal Drummer” noise,..."

Dec. 1, 2011 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

SXSW Saturday International Bands
Plenty of exotic headliners left for Saturday
"...of dub as yet undefined until the subsubgenres fully populate. Suitable for trances...."

March 16, 2012 Music Feature

SXSW Wednesday Showcases
" one of the most entertaining Euro house and electro-pop DJs on the scene after the release of last..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Wednesday SXSW Sleepers
"...Led by guitarist Eric Bohlke, the band layers melodic pop atop requisite rhythms for a sound more Poi Dog..."

March 18, 2016 Music Feature

SXSW Showcases
"...Keifer Sutherland's Ironworks label, shakes the walls, while up-and-coming pop diva Erin McCarley is likely to bring down the..."

March 20, 2009 Music Feature

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
This glad-hearted and furiously funny piece of pop entertainment stars Michael Cera and is told in the vernacular of video games.
"...most informs this glad-hearted and furiously funny piece of pop entertainment. It takes a special kind of skill set..."

Aug. 13, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Land of the Lost
Will Ferrell's remake of the beloved Sid and Marty Krofft TV show lacks virtually everything that made the original series so memorable.
" believe that anyone with an interest in American pop culture and access to YouTube isn't aware of the..."

June 5, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Wheezing Spools: Cassettes in Electronic Music – Part II
A half-dozen tape bombardments that hardly toe the line
"...of the masses. Since tapes aren’t enslaved by prescribed pop expectations, a history of idiosyncratically edgy music endures. The..."

July 23, 2014 Music Post by Conor Walker

20 Feet From Stardom
This film is an extended hosanna to an undersung artist, the backup singer, and what a joyful noise it makes.
"...undersung artist, the backup singer, and what a joyful noise it makes. To chart the creative contributions of so-often-anonymous..."

July 5, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Saturday Showcases
"...on YouTube. This showcase runs the gamut from WTF noise (Shit and Shine) and sexy garage rock (Kay Leotard)..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
In this comedy sequel, the CG action moves to Washington, D.C., as the Smithsonian's exhibits are put into storage during a renovation.
"...dumb movie. Koons' flair for intellectually shallow, aesthetically outrageous neo-pop art fits perfectly well into the world of prepackaged,..."

May 29, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Into the Groove
Cutting Vinyl With Fat Tracks
"...Scooter became inextricably etched in vinyl. No, the local pop band didn't simply cut a B-side cover of "I..."

Oct. 3, 1997 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Austin Psych Fest Live (Saturday): Medicine
Reunited noise rockers squall, if only briefly
"...nourished the faithful and initiated the neophytes with sweet pop songs buried in hellacious noise. Theirs was the aural..."

May 4, 2014 Music Post by Michael Toland

SXSW Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
Second night SXSW handicapping
"...Church After spending the past few years alternating between pop duo She & Him with Zooey Deschanel and rootsy..."

March 16, 2012 Music Feature

SXSW Friday Picks & Sleepers
Friday night blurbage of SXSW
"...producing large musical events. His latest, Glow, is a chamber-pop delight, fusing Beatles-esque charm with glam-rock attitude. – Jim..."

March 18, 2011 Music Feature

Levitation Picks
"...Dolas and drummer Wyatt Blair, the quartet has key-jamming trip-pop mastered on 2013's Nico & Her Psychedelic Subconscious. Forthcoming..."

May 8, 2015 Music Feature

Food paired w/ Wine paired w/ Rock & Roll?
Noise Pop & graffEats have you covered, body & soul.
"...a culinary version of cover songs. But San Francisco's Noise Pop and graffEats, in bringing their yearly groovable feast..."

March 8, 2012 Music Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

deEP End
deEP End
"...debut EP (SVC Records) is instant gratification for early-Nineties noise pop. Right from the gummy guitar of opener "Swirly"..."

Oct. 19, 2007 Music Review by Audra Schroeder

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