14th Mar2013

Noise Pop 2013: Body/Head @ Rickshaw Stop, 2/26

  Kim Gordon’s Body/Head kicked off Noise Pop’s first night. Our resident Sonic Youth lover, Annie Tsui, was there to make sure she captured the ethereal event....

13th Mar2013

Noise Pop 2013: Starfucker @ The Regency Ballroom, 3/1

  Starfucker packed out The Regency Ballroom for Noise Pop 2013. Annie Tsui was there to snap a roll! Check out the gallery below for more pics.

12th Mar2013

Noise Pop 2013: Ramona Falls, Social Studies, Harriet, Mahgeetah @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall, 2/27

  Ramona Falls graced the Mission’s Brick & Mortar Music Hall for Noise Pop 2013, alongside Social Studies, Harriet, and Mahgeetah. Fun fact: David Ciao and I...

11th Mar2013

Noise Pop 2013: Jukebox The Ghost, Matt Pond, The Lighthouse and The Whaler, French Cassettes @ Rickshaw Stop, 3/2

  We’ve been huge Matt Pond supporters here at 402, so we obviously had to be at this Matt Pond Noise Pop 2013 show! Our own Adam...

05th Mar2013

Album Reviews: Cloud Cult – Love

We are no strangers to Cloud Cult here. Their last release, Light Chasers, has still been on play for a handful of our writers since its 2010 release...

04th Mar2013

Live Roll: Every Time I Die, The Acacia Strain, Hundredth, Vanna @ Oakland Metro, 2/13

  Every Time I Die brought the brutality to the Oakland Metro on Feb 13th. Our East Bay pit monster Adam Planas was there to capture the...

28th Feb2013

Live Roll: Buke & Gase @ Cafe Du Nord, 2/18

Buke & Gase, the multi-instrumental duo of Arone Dyer and Aron Sanchez, packed out Cafe Du Nord for their whimsical and unabated showcase of musical majesty. Check...

13th Feb2013

Album Reviews: Wake Owl – Wild Country

  Music currently fluctuates between a handful of flavors. One flavor is definitely indie folk. There will always be a handful of months or even a year...

11th Feb2013

Things we’re going to this month: Noise Pop 2013, SF MusicTech, showsshowsshows

  Noise Pop is around the corner and 402 will be trying to get cameras and reviewers into as many shows as possible this year. Here’s a...

06th Feb2013

Album Reviews: Shugo Tokumaru – In Focus?

Shugo Tokumaru is no stranger to Polyvinyl Records, having released the generally thumbs up-inducing Port Entropy in 2011; his first LP on the label and fourth overall. The...