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2013 New Noise Music Conference and Festival

The annual New Noise Santa Barbara Music Conference & Festival, consistent concerts, workshops, lectures, and volunteer/mentoring programs for all ages, especially young people. In 2012/13, New Noise hopes to establish a permanent home for a 300+ capacity, all ages, drug and alcohol free music venue in the Santa Barbara region (“The Living Room”). Visit thelivingroomclub.org for more info.

Review: New Noise Block Party

The annual day concert in the Funk Zone filled the streets on Saturday, October 19. Read story.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Review: Holy Ghost! at Velvet Jones

The '80s-inspired electro pop act won over some new fans on Friday night at Velvet Jones. Read story.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

New Noise Interview: He’s My Brother She’s My Sister

Third time’s the charm for these New Noise vets. They play SOhO on Friday, October 18. Read story.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

New Noise 2013: The Ones to Watch

Not sure who to see and where to see it? Check out our cheat sheet for this weekend’s festival. Read story.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Interview: Andrew W.K.

Getting behind the music, fun, and life philosophies of rock’s biggest partier. Read story.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

The Best of the Fest: New Noise 2012

The local lovin’ was in full force throughout last weekend’s action-packed New Noise Music Conference & Festival. Read story.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

KDB Reports: New Noise Fights For All-Ages Music Club

It's been nearly 10 years since the all-ages, drug and alcohol-free music club 'The Living Room' shut its doors. Read story.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

The 10 Must-See New Noise Sets

Nerfherder makes a big return to Santa Barbara this Saturday, November 10, as part of the 2012 New Noise Music Conference & Festival. Read story.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

The Wools Surf Club Shreds Their Own Way

We sit down and talk influences with the up-and-coming Santa Barbara indie rockers. Read story.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Little Owl Keeps Evolving

Just returned from a six-state tour, frontman Yoni Berk talks new songs, new inspirations. Read story.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Downtown Sound Winner Jake Jeanson Takes the Road Less Traveled

The 21-year-old singer-songwriter compiles a new band and turns a new leaf. Read story.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Chuck D for Real

Fifteen minutes with one of rap’s greatest minds. Read story.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Dante Elephante’s Surf Rock Is Making Waves

Santa Barbara’s rising four-piece looks forward to making a new record in the coming months. Read story.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

2012 Santa Barbara Band Guide

We shine a light on our favorite up-and-coming S.B. artists and bands, and take a sneak peek into this weekend’s New Noise Music Conference & Festival. Read story.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Santa Barbara Bands on the Rise

From retro funk to rootsy folk to techno-powered dub step, we pick the ten locals acts to keep your eye on in 2013. Read story.

Thursday, November 8, 2012
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