2 days ago | Nightlife
I've never been to Mankato before, but the opportunity to cross this journey off my bucket list occurred in a big way last week when I was invited to attend a rap battle there in a tiny bar called Moonshiners. With nothing but some random grainy Y...
7 days ago | Concert Preview
Chaka Mkali has an immediately calming presence. His gentle eyes are striking in the blazing sun on the porch atop Fifth Element, the Rhymesayers Entertainment-run record shop and label headquarters in Uptown. In an eloquent and carefully metered ...
8 days ago | Farewell
You never could know what to expect from a Brain Tumors show. Sure, you'd hear some hardcore, but would it be a bunch of Weezer covers played over and over in the basement of the VFW? Or would it simply be a display of violence and self-destructio...
15 days ago | Concert Review
There's been a ton of hype surrounding Ex Hex lately, and their performance at the Triple Rock last night was highly anticipated. Hopefully this review doesn't make me a ton of new enemies, but to be completely honest, I was way more impressed by ...
15 days ago | Concert Preview
Tonight marks the one-year anniversary of Tourniquet Noise, a series of performances at the Kitty Cat Klub showcasing both local and touring experimental and noise musicians. Before the big event, I caught up with some of the artists who have been...
16 days ago