Justin Vernon and Bon Iver had one hell of a year in 2011. Bon Iver's
sophomore album is widely considered the best album of the year,
the group played well-received, sold-out shows all over the wor...
Those of you who saw Jane's Addiction's tour announcement yesterday
probably asked the same question that many other local residents did
when they saw the venue listed next to the Minneapolis date o...
Brother Ali sure is keeping busy until his new record, Mourning In America And Dreaming In Color, comes
out later this year. The feisty MC gets a bit jocular on this new
track, "Sweet (Potato Pie),"...
"Lay Your Cards Out," the first video from Polica's debut album, Give You The Ghost,
made its premiere today via Jay-Z's Life+Times online site. The mostly
black and white clip, which is directed by...
After quite a bit of speculation (and many customary fake
announcements), the lineup for the Coachella Music and Arts Festival was released
yesterday, with the Black Keys, Radiohead, and Dr. Dre &am...
James Mercer has had no shortage of creative outlets over the last few
years. But his main band, the Shins, have kept remarkably quiet since
2007's Wincing The Night Away, other than announcing that...
Winter is always a great time to catch local acts here in the Twin
Cities, since most national bands aren't brave enough (wisely) to tour
here during the colder months. But with the recent springlik...
Lost in the flurry of hype and accolades surrounding Howler,
it's quite easy to forget that the young Minneapolis quintet has yet to even
release a full-length record. That all changes next Tuesday,...
It seems like Ricky Rubio is not only rapidly capturing the attention of
fans of the NBA, but also the affections of musicians as well. While
the Spanish point guard tries to eventually work his way...
Mac Miller's good-time anthem "Party On Fifth Ave." seems tailor-made
for a parody video, especially around these parts. And it didn't take
long for Danny Dizzy and Zach Truth to come up with "Party...
Classic rock fans of the Twin Cities, are you ready to dance the night away
with Van Halen once againr The legendary arena rock band has reunited
with original frontman David Lee Roth, and are set t...
Holly Newsom apparently didn't let the recent dissolution of the original Zoo
Animal line-up affect her much creatively. She has just put the finishing
touches on a brand new EP, Departure, an appro...
Who knew that Adele would be the (temporary) savior of the music industryr Buoyed by the 5.82 million copies of Adele's 21 sold
in America this past year, album sales for 2011 in the U.S. rose for
Recent Minnesota-transplant Astronautalis didn't take long to
ingratiate himself in the Twin Cities music community, easily winning
over local music fans with his high-spirited live shows and ge...
As if the booming beats found on No Kings weren't enough, Doomtree's producer extraordinaire Lazerbeak has somehow found time to put together a solo instrumental album, Lava Bangers. The