One of the countryís finest indie rock festivals is gearing up for its annual assault. San Franciscoís Noise Pop festival has announced a large chunk of the bands who will take part in the yearly shindig, held in 2004 from February 25 through February 29. Held at a number of venues across the city, including Slimís, Bimboís, Bottom of the Hill, CafÈ Du Nord, and The Great American Music Hall, this yearís event will feature performances from Super Furry Animals, British Sea Power, Low, Denali, The Detroit Cobras, Moving Units, Papa M, The Tyde, The Evening, Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players and many more. Festival-long passes are available, as are tickets to particular gigs. For more info, check the Noise Pop site and make your plans now to be in the City By The Bay and take advantage of the leap year day at the end of February.