The Noise Pop Podcast

A Music, Arts and Performing Arts podcast featuring Adrian Spinelli
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Best Episodes of The Noise Pop Podcast

On the first edition of Reflections, Wye Oak's Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack join the Noise Pop Podcast to take us through some of the songs and stories that have marked their six albums and nearly 15 year career as a band.   Reflections Playlist:
On Songs For Freedom, we highlight some of the powerful music that has been released or revived as a direct response to ongoing systemic racism against Black people and the recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and too many others at
Episode Description   We’re chugging along while sheltered in place as best as we can and our Quarantine Mix #2 features the music that's been getting us through the days. Seattle producer Sango joins us to talk about the roots of Brazilian ba
These are strange days we’re living right now... The world around us is at a standstill, and understandably, festivals and concert tours are on pause everywhere. But if there’s one thing we’ve always prided ourselves on here at Noise Pop, it’s
These are strange days we’re living right now... The world around us is at a standstill, and understandably, festivals and concert tours are on pause everywhere. But if there’s one thing we’ve always prided ourselves on here at Noise Pop, it’s
Helado Negro's Roberto Carlos Lange joins the Noise Pop Podcast to share some of the music that has inspired him along the creative process of our favorite album of 2019, 'This Is How You Smile.' His 6th full-length LP is a bilingual journey in
It's been a minute since we put out an episode, but there’s a reason behind it all: We’ve been doing some contemplation, meditation, rumination and we have a BIG announcement! Listen in to find out what's next for the show, plus a mini-preview
Monster Rally’s music is an escapist trip through exotica, hip-hop and dollar bin record samples, that feels like taking a trip to paradise without leaving your chair. And for the first My Mix episode in two years (!!!) Monster Rally's Ted Feig
We took a short vacation, but are back with so much killer new music that's been dropping while we were gone. This is an eclectic mix, as always, featuring new indie rock releases, a stunning collaboration, one of the best rappers alive, a fres
Our Summer Round-Up episode takes you through the songs from all over the world that’ve been ringing through the speakers this summer. Lots of new albums on deck, some that just dropped, a conversation and LIVE performance from Aussie singer-so
On June 27th, the Noise Pop Podcast came to life at Betabrand's SF Podcast Theater on Valencia St, for a show featuring some of the best emerging artists coming out of the Bay Area. Tune in for conversations from that evening with host Adrian S
At it's core, the Noise Pop Podcast is about discovery. And May's Noisemakers mix is a direct reflection of our passion for discovering and sharing the best music we come across every month. Hard-hitting rock and roll, mellow indie vibes, R&B,
We're back in April with a mix of new music and an interview with Aussie singer/songwriter Stella Donnelly. Stella sits down with Adrian ahead of her sold out show in San Francisco to talk about her recently-released debut LP, Beware of The Dog
Our 4th annual SXSW episode is here and we're bringing you music and conversations with some of our standout artists from the festival. Guests include Katie Alice Greer of DC rock band Priests, drummer and electronic fusionist Zach Saginaw of S
Back in 1993, Noise Pop Festival got started with the promise of "Five Bands For Five Bucks!" at The Kennel Club on Divisadero St. Now, 26 years later, over 150 artists grace the finest venues in San Francisco, Oakland and more, for the week-lo
It’s February and with Noise Pop Festival and SXSW on the horizon, we have a sneaking suspicion you’re pining for the best new releases that’ll feed your senses well into the year. This is why we’re here and the Noise Pop Podcast team raises yo
Ahhh.. 2019 is here, which means it’s time for a fresh start, new experiences, and of course, looking ahead to a busy year of much-anticipated music. To kick things off, Berkeley-based Toro y Moi turn over a new leaf, breaking away from their p
The end of the year is no doubt a time for rumination on the songs that spoke to us and speculating on which artists will continue to make an impact. In this episode, we bring closure by highlighting the best albums and songs of 2018; the sound
Before we recap our top albums of the year from all over the map, it’s time to stay true to our roots and spread the wealth of the Bay-Area artists that made 2018 memorable. We’re hooked on Tune-Yards’ eclectic patchwork of vocal loops with a
Getting a late year Noisemakers Mix out there before our year end episode in December! October's picks jump from LA-based IAN SWEET's indie rock to French hip-hop from MHD, the sounds of Bay Area troubadour Andrew St. James, electronic vibes fr
Speedy Ortiz's Sadie Dupuis joins this edition of Noisemakers to talk about her cover of Liz Phair's "Blood Keeper," her upcoming book of poetry and more. Five other tracks are also featured in the mix for a September six pack of tracks. Tune i
A new monthly mix with seven tracks from some of our summer festival faves, Nashville psych folk, Compton electro, SF classics, an intriguing supergroup and more... Tracklist: 1) Liz Cooper & the Stampede - "Motions", 2) Janelle Monáe - "Screwe
While we firmly believe that the song of the summer is independent to you, we've picked six tracks to help influence your decision. Songs For Summer 2018 Playlist: 1) U.S. Girls - Pearly Gates 2) Sun June - Young 3) Jay Worthy - Westside Party
We're back with an extra large Noisemakers episode for June! Since it's been a few months since our last mix, we've got eight new tracks to share (and some extras). Dig in for new indie discoveries, Chicago hip-hop, an exciting multi-instrument
Two years ago, we released an episode entitled "Where Are All The Female Festival Headliners?" which looked at the utter lack of big name female acts atop music festival bills, despite no shortage of qualified female-fronted acts to fit those s
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