Tag Archive for Noise Pop

Class of 2018: The Overachievers

You know it’s been a strange year in music when the Billboard charts and the critic’s year-end lists have so much in common. Stereogum gave the #1 spot to a pop country album; the same album that topped lists from People and Entertainment Weekly. Janelle Monáe finally got the credit she deserved when she released The ArchAndroid eight years ago. Mitski… Read more →

45 Minutes of Chaos: Sleigh Bells @ Ogden Theatre

Earlier this morning Sleigh Bells updated their Facebook status with ‘dear denver, thank you for showing us so much love over the course of this record! we will be back in 2012!!‘  This ‘love’ has been shown quite a few times in the past 14 months, starting with their opening slot for Yeasayer at the Bluebird.   Even back then the… Read more →

The Magnetic Fields Film @ Noise Pop

The best thing about San Francisco’s Noise Pop festival this year is going to be the two shows by The Magnetic Fields.  I saw them at the Herbst Theatre during Noise Pop ’08.  If you have never heard Stephin Merritt’s voice, I would have a real hard time explaining it to you.  It’s pretty much deep, monotone and sounds like… Read more →