The Noise Pop Podcast
The Noise Pop Podcast is a monthly series showcasing new music discoveries and a diverse slate of guest artists from the independent music scene and beyond. Produced by Noise Pop, San Francisco’s go-to indie music, arts and film festival for over 25 years and hosted by music journalist Adrian Spinelli (Paste Magazine, SF Chronicle, etc..), we deliver engaging episodes that are always rooted in the music that we love and that we know you will too. Past guests have included: Khruangbin, Thao Nguyen, Quantic, Wye Oak, Helado Negro, Speedy Ortiz, Rexx Life Raj, Shigeto, Låpsley, Thievery Corporation and more.
November 2008 featuring Of Montreal, Vivian Girls, Facing New York, and more! The November 2008 episode of the Noise Pop New Music Podcast features 10 brand new tracks of independent and underground music from Athens, Georgia's Of Montreal, ex-Bis member Manda Rin, a double shot of Brooklyn with Vivian Girls and Crystal Stilts, as well as Bay Area locals Facing New York, Bye Bye Blackbirds, Swann Danger, and more!


Facing New York- Cops On Bikes- Get Hot

Vivian Girls- Tell The World- S/T

Bye Bye Blackbirds- The Ghosts Are Alright- Houses & Homes

Crystal Stilts-Shattered Shine- Alight of Night

Lasertag- If you think you can stop it you should

Manda Rin- Typeface- My DNA

Cale Parks- Every Week Ends- Sparklace

The Marches- Bad Touch- 4am Is The New Midnight

Swann Danger- Stripper- New 12" EP

Of Montreal- Nonpareil of Favor- Skeletal Lamping

October 2008 featuring The All Girl Summer Fun Band, Alias, Dave Smallen, and More! The October 2008 episode of the Noise Pop New Music Podcast features new music from Seattle's These Arms Are Snakes, New York City's Marnie Stern, Anticon Records' resident beat doctor Alias, as well as Bay Area locals Little Teeth, Ole Hole, and ex-Street To Nowhere front man Dave Smallen; all brought to you by new host, Spenser Cooper Russell-Snyder.


Dave Smallen- America- Digital Single-

Alias- Death Watch- Resurgam- Anticon Records

All Girl Summer Fun Band- This Will Never End- Looking Into It- AGSFB Records

These Arms Are Snakes- Red Line Season- Tail Wallower and Dove-Suicide Squeeze

Adventure-Loredo- S/T- Carpark Records

Alphastates- Angel Kisses- Digital Single-

Little Teeth-Japanese Candy- Child Bearing Man- Absolutely Kosher

Ole Hole- OSTINATO- Hole Mole- Underground Communique Records

Lake- Oh, The Places We'll Go- Oh, The Places We'll Go- K Recs

Marnie Stern- Transformer- This Is It and I Am It and You Are It and So Is That and He Is It and She Is It and It Is It and That Is That- Kill Rock Stars

Treasure Island Music Festival 2008 Special Edition, featuring: Justice, CSS, Fleet Foxes, Okkervil River, and more! This compact special edition of the Noise Pop New Music Podcast exclusively features tracks from bands playing the Second Annual Treasure Island Music Festival. This month features Saturday headliners Justice as well as Okkervil River, Sao Paulo's CSS, Seattle's Fleet Foxes, San Francisco's Or, The Whale, plus more!


CSS- Rat Is Dead (Rage)- Donkey- Sub Pop Records

Or, The Whale- Call and Response- Seany Records

Fleet Foxes- White Winter Hymnal- S/T- Sub Pop Records

Foals- Balloons- Antidotes- Sub Pop Records

Okkervil River- Lost Coastlines- The Stand Ins- Jagjaguwar Records

Justice- Phantom Pt. II- Cross- Vice Records

July 2008 featuring The Hold Steady, Mates of State, Abe Vigoda and more! The July 2008 episode features brand new tracks from The Hold Steady, Mates Of State and Architecture In Helsinki, plus a track from Mirah's new B-sides album and a MSTRKRFT remix of a Chromeo Song. Not to mention tracks from up and coming artists Gina Young, Shy Child, Abe Vigoda and more!


Architecture in Helsinki- Beef In Box- Like It Or Not EP- Polyvinyl Records

Gina Young- You Didn't See Me Love You- 3AM Voice- Self Released

Thee Oh Sees- Visit Colonel- The Master's Bedroom Is Worth Spending A Night In- Castle Face Records

The Hold Steady- Sequestered In Memphis- Stay Positive- Vagrant Records

Shy Child- Astronaut- Noise Won't Stop- Kill Rock Stars

Mirah- Lone Star- The Old Days Feeling- Modern Radio Record Label

Chromeo- Tenderoni (MSTRKRFT Remix)- Fancier Footwork- Vice Records

Marching Band- For Your Love- Spark Large- U & L Records

Abe Vigoda- Dead City Waste Wilderness- Skeletons- PPM Records

Mates of State- My Only Offer- Rearrange Us- Barzuk Records

June 2008 featuring The Night Marchers, Ladytron, Wolf Parade and more! The June 2008 edition of the New Music Podcast features 10 brand new tracks from The Night Marchers (featuring members of The Hot Snakes and Rocket From The Crypt), Electro-Rockers Ladytron, Free Kitten (featuring members of Sonic Youth, Pussy Galore, and Boredoms), The Foxboro Hot Tubs (Green Day's latest side project), and more!


The Night Marchers- Who's Girl R U- See You In Magic- Vagrant Records

Ladytron- Black Cat- Velocifero- Netwerk Records

The Charlatans- You Crossed My Path- You Crossed My Path- Cooking Vinyl

Vetiver-Blue Driver-Thing of the Past- Gnomonsong Records

Free Kitten- Sea Sick- Inherit- Ecstatic Peace Records

The Notwist- Good Lies- The Devil, You, & Me- Domino Records

The Black Angels- Doves- Directions To See A Ghost- Light In The Attic Records

Natalie Walker- Over & Under- With You- Dorado Records

The Foxboro Hot Tubs- Stop Drop & Roll- Stop Drop & Roll- Jingletown Records

Wolf Parade- Language City- At Mount Zoomer- Sub Pop Records

Direct download: June_2008_featuring_The_Night_Marchers_Ladytron_Wolf_Parade_and_more.mp3
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May 2008 Featuring Death Cab For Cutie, Colin Meloy, Tim Fite and more! The May 2008 edition of the Noise Pop New Music Podcast features 10 tracks of new independent and underground music. On this month's podcast we feature an extended mix of the new Death Cab For Cutie single, a track from The Decemberists front man Colin Meloy’s new live album, Brooklyn’s Tim Fite, Southern California’s Thee Makeout Party, San Francisco’s Ian Fayes, and more!


"We Both Go Down Together" by Colin Meloy, Sings Live

"Wreckless Epic" by Thee Makeout Party, Play Pretend

"Lemon Tree" by The Ian Fayes, Dylan's Lost Days

"Big Mistake" by Tim Fite, Fair Aint Fair

"Doing Our Part" by The Carrots, Upcoming Elephant Records 7"

"Kensington Heights" by Constantines- Hard Feelings, Arts & Crafts Records

"Gravestones & Christmas Trees" by Maybe It's Reno, S/T

"Les Artistes" by Santogold, S/T

"The Arcs of Eagles End in Skeletons" by Desa, Routes To Rapture

"I Will Possess Your Heart (Extended Version)" by Death Cab for Cutie, Narrow Stairs

Direct download: May_2008_Featuring_Death_Cab_For_Cutie_Colin_Meloy_Tim_Fite_and_more.mp3
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April 2008 featuring Man Man, Witch, Crystal Castles The Morning Benders and more The April 2008 edition of the Noise Pop New Music Podcast features 10 tracks of new independent and underground music. On this month's podcast we feature Philadelphia's Man Man, Witch (featuring members of Dinosaur Jr. and Feathers), Olympia Washington's The Old Haunts, Toronto's Crystal Castles and more!


Beach Bum From the album Flowers Forever By Flowers Forever

Top Drawer From the album Rabbit Habits By Man Man

Run To Your Grave From the album Hillyh By The Mae Shi

Crosseyed From the album Talking Through Tin Cans By The Morning Benders

Volatile From the album Poisonous Times By The Old Haunts

Cosmic Sing-A-Long From the album Dig That Treasure By Cryptacize-

Eye From the album Paralyzed By Witch

My From the album Huggable Dust By Okay

Courtship Dating From the album Crystal Castles By Crystal Castles

Sympathy for Miss Veronica From the album Red Meadows By Death of A Party

February 2008 Featuring The Mountain Goats, She & Him, Quasi and more! The February 2008 edition of the Noise Pop New Music Podcast exclusively features songs by artists performing at the 2008 Noise Pop Festival in San Francisco from February 26th through March 2nd including The Mountain Goats, Helio Sequence, The Gutter Twins, She & Him, Mika Miko, and more!
Direct download: February_2008_Featuring_The_Mountain_Goats_She__Him_Quasi_and_more.mp3
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January 2008 featuring Blitzen Trapper, Tilly & The Wall, Holy F*ck and more The January 2008 edition of the Noise Pop New Music Podcast features 10 tracks of new independent and underground music. With The 2008 Noise Pop Festival just around the corner, we continue to feature tracks from artists playing the fest including Blitzen Trapper, Panther, Tilly And The Wall, and Holy F*ck. We also have new tracks from Dengue Fever, Drag The River, Solar Powered People and more!