Tucked away on Potrero Hill, the beloved recording studio Tiny Telephone is turning 15 this year. As Noise Pop festivities get under way, indie superhero and studio founder John Vanderslice is inviting the public inside for its very first open house.
Thursday’s event likely will be more crowded than a personal tour, but is guaranteed to be cozy, with a bit of background music and many of the studio’s engineers standing by to answer questions. Read More
Indie arts: The Noise Pop 2012 festival begins, celebrating indie music, art and film. Concerts, screenings and other events take place through Sunday. Today’s musical acts include the Flaming Lips at 8 p.m. at Bimbo’s, 1025 Columbus Ave., and Craig Finn at 8 p.m. at Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St. [Various venues, S.F., www.noisepop.com] Read More
The evolution of Glass Candy has resulted in sweet incarnations time and time again.Hailing from Portland, Ore., vocalist Ida No and producer Johnny Jewel have experimented with various musical genres over the years, all the time maintaining a distinct, fundamentally groovy sound. Read More
If you start doing the math, it will add up pretty clearly. Why is Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard suddenly materializing out of a long hibernation to close Noise Pop next Sunday at the Great American Music Hall? Read More