If our hamlet was Seattle without the hype, AmRep was Sub Pop without the tripe, and it left behind a catalog that still sounds remarkably potent.
Between folk and punk, enigma and sensation, is 23-year-old singer-songwriter Mason Jennings.
Twin Cities music embraces the stage act with a Hillbilly Porn Opera, a Clown Lounge cabaret, and a transgendered "Fin de Siècle" floorshow.
Rocking The Body at the Target Center; teenage kicks at the Ave.
Hip hop invades Dinkytown; Semisonic slips into the Target Center; the Cows head for the punk-rock pasture .
The Future's Imperfect and the Past Is Always Here.