Our collaborators are critical and creative practitioners of all stripes, hailing from the Bay Area and points across the country and globe.
Chris Appelgren is the marketing director and general manager of Noise Pop Industries, responsible for producing the Noise Pop and Treasure Island Music Festivals. He is also the owner of Lookout Records, the Northern California record company responsible for albums by Operation Ivy, Green Day, and The Donnas. Chris was president of the label from 1997 to 2005, when his duties included art direction. Chris has created original artwork and album designs for bands including Blatz, Green Day, The Donnas, The Queers, Ted Leo & The Pharmacists, and Pretty Girls Make Graves.