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Monday, February 27, 2012

Noise Pop 2012: A Handy Guide to Our Complete Coverage

Posted By on Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 5:02 PM

Party's over... 'till next year. - CHRISTOPHER VICTORIO
  • Christopher Victorio
  • Party's over... 'till next year.

Well, kids, it's over. Noise Pop's 20th anniversary has come and gone, leaving lots of sold-out shows, earsplitting climaxes, elated Tweets, credit-limit-busting cab fares, and wicked hangovers in its path. As we try to get this ringing out of our ears, let us bid farewell to this year's festival by rounding up the rather large number of posts and stories we here at SF Weekly and All Shook Down produced about Noise Pop 2012. Here they are below, organized by type and date, so you can relive the magic (or at least what we said about it). So read on! And with that, Noise Pop, we'll see you back here next year.

Feature stories

Indie on Top: Noise Pop Celebrates 20 Years of Independent Music

Bob Mould, Castro Resident: On Gay Discos and Public Nudity

Jordan Kurland's Top Five Noise Pop Memories

Kevin Arnold's Top Five Noise Pop Memories

Drum Loop Rock: Allyson Baker Dares to Innovate with Dirty Ghosts


The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne on Playing Noise Pop, Making The Soft Bulletin, and Feeling Free to Do Anything

Porter Robinson's Five Favorite Things About San Francisco

Live reviews

Tuesday, Feb. 21

The Flaming Lips Explode The Soft Bulletin Into a Confetti Orgasm at Bimbo's

The Hold Steady's Craig Finn Leads a Good, Depressing Time at Bottom of the Hill

Wednesday, Feb. 22

Grimes and oOoOO Rearrange Electronic Pop at Rickshaw Stop

Cursive Is Flawless But Not Thrilling at Great American Music Hall

Young Prisms and Melted Toys Shine Through Their Blemishes at Cafe Du Nord

Thursday, Feb. 23

Built to Spill at the Fillmore: Beloved, Virtuosic, and Shy

Thao Nguyen Brings Out the Badass at Bottom of the Hill

Locals Fidlar and Shannon and the Clams Steal the Soft Pack's Thunder at Cafe Du Nord

Two Gallants and White Cloud Get Dreamy and Sad at Edinburgh Castle

Big Black Delta Delivers Maximalist Sounds for a Minimal Crowd at Rickshaw Stop

Friday, Feb. 24

Bob Mould Blasts Through Copper Blue at Bottom of the Hill

Jolie Holland Channels a Haunting Past at the Swedish

Saturday, Feb. 25

Atlas Sound's Bradford Cox Encounters His Younger Self at Bimbo's

Archers of Loaf Struggle to Find Momentum at Great American

Other posts

So The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne Was at Zeitgeist Last Night

The Noise Pop Festival's 20th Anniversary Year Is Go


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