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.

2014 has been one hell of a year for music. On this episode we take a look back at the trends that emerged, the artists who stood out, and the songs we loved. We also chat with some of our favorite artists and guests, including Washed Out, Lindsay Zoladz of New York Magazine, St. Lucia, and BANKS, to share their picks for favorite track of 2014. Enjoy the episode, and have a happy new year!

Track Listing:

  1. "Lemonade" - Sophie, Single (Painted Palm’s Pick)
  2. "Scum, Rise" - ProtoMartyr, Under Color of Official Right (Dawson Ludwig’s Pick)
  3. "A Place Like This" - Majid Jordan, A Place Like This (EP) (BANKS’ Pick)
  4. "Silver Line" - Lykke Li, I Never Learn (St. Lucia’s Pick)
  5. "Birthday Song" - Frankie Cosmos, Zentropy (Rose Ludwig’s Pick)
  6. "Heavenly Father" - Bon Iver, Wish I Was Here Soundtrack (Asgeir’s Pick)
  7. "Passing Out Pieces" - Mac DeMarco, Salad Days (The Growler’s Pick)
  8. "Say Your Love Me" - Jessie Ware, Tough Love (Jesse David Fox's Pick)
  9. "Flawless (Remix)" - Beyoncé featuring Nicki Minaj, Single (Lindsay Zoladz’ s Pick)
  10. "Trainwreck 1979" - Death From Above 1979, The Physical World (Casey Newlin’s Pick)
  11. "Queen" - Perfume Genius, Too Bright (David Steele’s Pick)
  12. "Seasons (Waiting On You)" - Future Islands, Singles (Washed Out’s Pick)
  13. "Two Weeks" - FKA Twigs, LP1 (Noise Pop’s Pick)
Direct download: Best_Songs_of_2014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:24pm PDT

Too busy to keep up with the best new music? Let us (the Noise Pop Podcast) do all the work for you. Each month we hand select the best new music buzzing around the Internet. This episode includes new music from Jamie xx, Sun Kil Moon, Interpol and more.


Track Listing:

  1. "Every Night" - Hannah Diamond, Single
  2. "What is What" - Interpol, Everything Is Wrong Single
  3. "Tell Me" - Giraffage, No Reason EP
  4. "Continental Shelf" - Viet CongSingle
  5. "Name That Thing" - Chumped, Teenage Retirement
  6. "Take My Side" - WIll Butler, Policy
  7. "Heavy" - William Ryan Fritch, Revisionist
  8. "Hollywood" - Tobias Jesso Jr. Hollywood
  9. "Sunrise" - Jamie xx, Continuoum
  10. "The Possum" - Sun Kil Moon, Single
Direct download: December_2014_Best_of_Blogs.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:10am PDT