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The Noise Pop Show is a monthly podcast series showcasing important, noteworthy new releases from the independent and underground music scene. The Noise Pop podcast is unique because it simply serves as a forum for new music discovery. Host Dawson Ludwig handpicks the music each month and delivers his knowledgeable perspective on the artists and their song that withholds critique. The podcast also features musical tastemakers and musicians to discuss recent music discoveries, larger topics about the state of independent music, and the process of writing and recording music. Noise Pop ( sprang to life in 1993. It was originally a single night in a small club showcasing the best of the burgeoning underground San Francisco music scene. It has since developed into one of the country's leading independent music festivals. The event has achieved grassroots and critical success, as well as international recognition. Many of the most important artists of our time -- including The White Stripes, Death Cab For Cutie, Modest Mouse, Jimmy Eat World, The Flaming Lips, The Shins, Bright Eyes, and Jeff Tweedy of Wilco have played on the Noise Pop stages. Over the course of five days, Noise Pop presents dozens of unique and important music shows in the city's best-loved venues. It has grown to include a film festival, an educational series, and art openings. It is a music-lover's celebration and a celebration of San Francisco -- the shows sell out, people have fun, and every year the event grows in size and scope. Noise Pop also co-produces the Treasure Island Music Festival in October. The two-day festival has featured some of the most exciting burgeoning and established indie artists of our time. Much like the Noise Pop Music Festival, Treasure Island is a love letter to San Francisco and its one-of-a-kind independent culture.






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Putting The "Noise" Back In Noise Pop

Engineer and co-producer Colin Peden sits in for Adrian and plays some songs of the louder persuasion. You'll hear metal, punk, synth music and synth punk cuts, that are definitely putting the "noise" back in Noise Pop. Turn your listening device of choice up and tweet our guest host Colin (@colinpeden) with anything within reason. Full Playlist: 1) Zeal & Ardor - “Blood in the River” 2) Street Eaters - “Witch” 3) Chelsea Wolfe - “The Culling” 4) Circle - “Sick Child” 5) Mark Cone - “Scum...

Duration: 00:49:28

Indie Song of the Summer

Throw everything you think you know about the Song of The Summer out the door and instead, listen in to our picks for the INDIE Song of the Summer! You'll hear cuts from Alvvays, Ariel Pink, House of Feelings feat. Shamir, Rexx Life Raj, Kevin Morby, Ratboys and Tom Misch. Listen in and tweet our host Adrian (@AGSpinelli) with your picks for the Indie Song of the Summer too!

Duration: 00:31:57

Noisemakers: August Mix

This month's mix is a wave of peaking emotions, that travels across just about every ocean on the globe. 1. Big Thief - “Mythological Beauty,” 2.Twin Peaks - “Tossing Tears,” 3.Gold Class - “Get Yours,” 4. Yaeji - “Noonside,” 5.Yellow Days - “Hurt In Love,” 6. Jordan Rakei - “Sorceress,” 7. Yussef Kamaal - “Yo Chavez.”

Duration: 00:35:37

Outside Lands 10th Anniversary Preview

Outside Lands Festival's 10th Anniversary is going down from Aug 11-13 and our preview highlights some of our favorite acts on the bill. Listen in for cuts from Queens of the Stone Age, Mondo Cozmo, Bomba Estéreo, Dr. Octagon, Thundercat, Hundred Waters and Kaytranada. See you at Golden Gate Park!

Duration: 00:34:53

Noisemakers Summer Mix

The Noisemakers Summer Mix is a blend of different styles currently popping off as summer is underway. The mix includes music from Kevin Morby, Japanese Breakfast, Low Hums, Wiki, Camp Cope, Palehound and Moses Sumney. While this episode was recorded in SF, it was mixed and mastered in a lakeside cabin outside of Austin, TX. Let the sunshine in!

Duration: 00:39:02

Lost Treasures: June 2017

Sometimes the best new music was right under our noses and we never noticed. Lost Treasures are classic cuts that slipped through the cracks over the years. LSometimes the best new music was right under our noses and we never noticed. Lost Treasures are classic cuts that slipped through the cracks over the years. Listen in as we re-discover tracks from All Natural, Department of Eagles, White Denim, Damon Albarn, Hard Mix, Diplo feat Martina Topley-Bird and Aloe Blacc.isten in as we...

Duration: 00:42:11

Noisemakers June 2016

June's Noisemakers Mix takes us into summer with rising singer-songwriter Kacey Johansing, Everything Is Recorded's first single featuring Sampha, LA via Houston rapper De'Wayne Jackson, Atlanta folk singer Faye Webster, Montreal's Doldrums, soulful wunderkind Steve Lacy and most excellent NOLA jazz trumpeter Christian Scott.

Duration: 00:33:56

Noisemakers East Bay Live!

In this live edition of Noisemakers, we're joined by three of the East Bay's most notable up and coming artists in Xiomara, Madeline Kenney and 1-O.A.K. Listen in for intimate performances and conversations with our guests, from an event that took place at Oakland's Starline Social Club on Thursday, April 6th.

Duration: 00:58:04

May 2017 Noisemakers

May's Noisemakers Mix opens up with a single from Chastity Belt's excellent upcoming album. We play a cut from Baths side project, Geotic, and introduce Bay Area industrial rock band Houses of Heaven. The latest release from Montreal's TOPS flows into the most accessible cut we've heard from Shabazz palaces yet and the mix rounds out with a track from Brooklyn's Nick Hakim, whose debut album is our most anticipated of the month.

Duration: 00:28:25

Noisemakers April 2017

The April Noisemakers mix is a most eclectic one, with tracks from Australia's Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, LA's psychedelic singer Steady Holiday. San Francisco's Spooky Mansion, outlaw country singer Jamie Wyatt and more.

Duration: 00:38:09

Noise Pop Podcast at SXSW 2017

From deep in the heart of SXSW, Host Adrian Spinelli interviews San Fermin’s Ellis Ludwig-Leone, all three members of Khruangbin, and Bay Area rapper Rex Life Raj about the constant hustle of SXSW as well as their current projects. You'll hear tracks from all three of these artists…and get a couple more selections from some of Adrian’s live favorites at SXSW.

Duration: 00:45:07

Noisemakers LIVE! at Noise Pop 25

LIVE from Swedish American Hall, March's Noisemakers episode was recorded in front of a live audience as part of Noise Pop Festival's 25th Anniversary. Episode features interviews and performances with Diet Cig, Rayana Jay and Andrew St. James.

Duration: 00:30:43

Noise Pop Podcast | February Noisemakers

We've filled this month's Noisemakers to the brim with tracks from some of our favorite up-and-comers like Gabriel Garzón-Montano and Priests, new songs from Future Islands and Grammy winner Terrace Martin, plus our must-play picks from this year's Noise Pop Festival line-up. Track List: MJ Lallo - "Before Brazil" (under Live 105 ad) Baio - "Endless Rhythm" (Noise Pop Podcast theme song) Gabriel Garzón-Montano - "Sour Mango" Gabriel Garzón-Montano - "6, 8" (sample) Drake -...

Duration: 00:33:47

Noisemakers: January 2017


Duration: 00:28:55

Best Songs of 2016

The entire episode is dedicated to our favorite songs released in 2016, featuring picks from our production team (Adrian, Ashleyanne, and Dawson), and guest picks by Jay Som's Melina Duterte, Day Wave's Jackson Phillips, Bells Atlas' Sandra Lawson-Ndu, and journalist Alyssa Pereira.

Duration: 00:37:05

Noisemakers: November 2016

The November Noisemakers mix features new tracks from Australian electro soul duo Kllo, indie rock stalwarts Dirty Projectors, San Francisco's Jay Som, Allen Tate of San Fermin, rising indie band Forth Wanderers, trip-hop duo Rituals of Mine and soul-saving rap from Run The Jewels.

Duration: 00:34:18

Noisemakers: October 2016

October's Noisemakers features new music from indietronic duo Sylvan Esso, Norwegian super-producer Lido, Ghostly International artist Black Marble, Oakland rapper Kamaiyah, soul singer Rayana Jay and the NYC indie rock stylings of Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam. TRACK LIST Baio - "Endless Rhythm" (Noise Pop Podcast Theme Song) Sylvan Esso - "Radio" Lido - "Murder" Black Marble - "It’s Conditional" Kamaiyah - "How Does it Feel" Rayana Jay - "Sleepy Brown" (Prod. by Mikos Da...

Duration: 00:29:06

My Mix: Caleborate

No Bay Area rapper is buzzing harder than Berkeley's Caleborate right now. On this session of our My Mix series, Caleborate breaks down the artists and songs that have influenced his latest LP, 1993, and deconstructs one of his own tracks with host Adrian Spinelli.

Duration: 00:49:50

Noisemakers: September 2016

This month's Noisemakers features English trip-pop band Babeheaven, Jenny Lewis' new supergroup Nice As Fuck, NY via Philly indie rock outfit Field Mouse, Psych-dance Aussies Jagwar Ma, the South American tribal electronica of Nicole Cruz and Chicago rapper Noname.

Duration: 00:27:41

Treasure Island at 10

Power outages. Bridge closures. Ferris Wheels. They’re all a part of the founding story of the Treasure Island Music Festival. In honor of the fest’s 10th anniversary, we bring you a behind-the-scenes look into how the festival came to be, featuring stories from the people who made that first year happen: Kevin Arnold, Mary Conde, Stacy Horne, and Jordan Kurland. Tracklist: Baio “Endless Rhythm” Thievery Corporation “2001 Spliff Odyssey" Four Tet “She Just Likes to Fight” DJ Shadow...

Duration: 00:14:20

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