1 month ago | Pop Culture
In Understanding Earworms, City Pages writer Tigger Lunney join forces with two University of Minnesota Musicology Professors, Alex Lubet and Peter Mercer-Taylor, to dissect and unpack the the most irritatingly catchy songs from every era of popul...
2 months ago | Pop Culture
In Anatomy Of An Earworm, City Pages writer Tigger Lunney join forces with two University of Minnesota Music professors, Alex Lubet and Peter Mercer-Taylor, to dissect and unpack the the most irritatingly catchy songs from every era of popular mus...
2 months ago | Nostalgia
Venue: The Bomb Shelter Opened: 1995 Closed: 1997-ish Location: 2951 Bloomington Avenue South, Minneapolis Capacity: Illegal punk venues don't have capacities, but at a guess, 200-300 fit very, very uncomfortably. Vibe: Cramped, hot, and crusty. P...
3 months ago | Concert Review
Newsflash: Taylor Swift has a problem with haters. I hate the term, but I can relate. I get it, as a constant writer, a frequent critic, a passionate talker, an irreverent joke-cracker, an occasional musician, and any number of other professional ...
3 months ago | Pop Culture
By Tigger Lunney Sometimes, being a dad just plain sucks. Because no matter how hard you try, your kids are going to get sucked in to things you will hate. It's easy when they're little. We had adorable dance parties to Dillinger Four songs with m...
3 months ago | Concert Preview
It's two in the afternoon when I get Fat Mike on the phone, and he's hungry. “Hold on a second. Can I have some pork dumplings? Gimme five.” “Are you ordering Chinese food?” I ask. “Yeah, I'm ordering Chinese food. What are you doing?” It's been a...