Noise Pop http://kalw.org en Arts/Culture/Weekend: Noise Pop, silent film and sea chanteys http://kalw.org/post/artscultureweekend-noise-pop-silent-film-and-sea-chanteys <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">I used to think festival season was all about summertime magic, bare feet, desert sands and palm trees. But one of the wonders of living in a seasonal twilight-zone like San Francisco is a festival can strike at any time, like...now! <a href="http://lineup.noisepop.com/">Noise Pop</a> is here, a springtime selection of independent music, art and film. There are events going all week so check out the </span><a href="http://schedule.noisepop.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">schedule</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and take your pick. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:39:19 +0000 Maya de Paula Hanika 23716 at http://kalw.org Arts/Culture/Weekend: Noise Pop, silent film and sea chanteys Bay Area Beats: Will Sprott http://kalw.org/post/bay-area-beats-will-sprott <div><p></p>It may have the word “noise” in the title, but San Francisco's Noise Pop festival is all about highlighting the best indie art, film and music in the Bay Area. It kicks off tonight with concerts including Oakland’s <a href="http://willsprott.com/">Will Sprott</a>.</div><p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 00:53:53 +0000 Alyssa Kapnik 23654 at http://kalw.org Bay Area Beats: Will Sprott Today's local music: Ty Segall http://kalw.org/post/todays-local-music-ty-segall-0 <p><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 18.200000762939453px; white-space: pre-wrap;">Things are going well for <a href="http://www.myspace.com/tysegall">Ty Segall</a>, who you’re hearing now. Last year he appeared on both the David Letterman and Conan O’Brien shows, and he was the headliner at The Fillmore about a month ago. This Thursday, though, he’s part of the "Noise Pop" line-up at the humble <a href="http://www.theknockoutsf.com/index.html">Knockout Room</a> in San Francisco. Music starts about 10pm. </span></p><p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 19:43:47 +0000 Steven Short 23646 at http://kalw.org Today's local music: Ty Segall Litquake organizers take you 'way behind the music' of pop stars http://kalw.org/post/litquake-organizers-take-you-way-behind-music-pop-stars <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When was the last time you read an American pop star's memoir? Have you ever flipped through one of those glossy volumes at a bookstore and thought, "How narcissistic! What would possess anyone to read this?"</span></p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 01:09:51 +0000 Hana Baba 23449 at http://kalw.org Litquake organizers take you 'way behind the music' of pop stars