Noise Pop 2012: Schedule and Free Mix


Posted at 11:00pm, 2/21/2012

Noise Pop, San Francisco's music festival will celebrate their 20th anniversary this week. The festival starts today and goes through the end of this weekend. This year features The Flaming Lips, Sleigh Bells, The Fresh & Onlys, Bob Mould & more. Check the Noise Pop site for the full schedule of performances:

betterPropaganda has created a Noise Pop 2012 Mix featuring our favorite bands playing the festival. You can stream or download mp3s from the mix, and don't forget to check the poster art by the one and only, Shepard Fairey, below.

Noise Pop 2012 Sampler
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The Noise Pop Festival is San Francisco’s favorite indie music, arts and film festival. Now in its 20th year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure to many emerging artists in the Bay Area and beyond, many of whom have gone on to widespread acclaim. Some notable acts who have played Noise Pop include the White Stripes, Modest Mouse, The Flaming Lips, Death Cab for Cutie, The Shins, Bright Eyes, Best Coast, Jeff Tweedy, The Dodos, Girls and Antony and The Johnsons. The festival has also featured musical legends such as Yoko Ono and The Plastic Ono Band, Bob Mould, Yo La Tengo, X, Frank Black (of the Pixies), Sleater-Kinney and Television. In addition, the festival boasts a film series that explores the intersection of music and art; Pop-n-Shop, a local designer fair; Culture Club, an interactive workshop exploring DIY culture; Art Gallery Shows; Happy Hours and much more.

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