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  • 18 days ago | Lists

    Sometimes just singing lyrics to someone is not enough. Sometimes a line is just so good you have to immortalize it with a needle and thread and share it with the world, as I did with these 10 pieces. The fun thing about subversive cross-stitch is...

  • 20 days ago | Album Release

    It seems as if we are constantly trying to find our places in this world, and when we outgrow that place, we move on. On her new album, Reactor, Niki Becker has shed her old musical skin to find a new, soulful rock sound to build on top of her...

  • 21 days ago | Album Release

    Taj Raj | Icehouse | Saturday, June 13When your musical compass changes directions, it's hard to turn back. With their new album Night Speech, Taj Raj take what they built on their 2013 EP, Fine Hearts Alive, and fine-tune it, creating a fres...

  • What's the best way to celebrate 20 years as a record label? By throwing a year-long celebration and capping it off with a massive concert at the end. On December 4, 2015, Rhymesayers will take over the Target Center for one of their biggest ...

  • 22 days ago | Advice

    Ever wonder how music gets noticed by the writers at Gimme Noise? Some musicians hire a publicist, but many artists go the DIY route these days. Are you thinking, "I want to be featured on the site. I need to send them a press release; how should ...

  • 25 days ago | Album Release

    Edger | Turf Club | Wednesday, June 10 Edger's new album, Rudiments, is full of disparate and yet conjoined sounds. The Minneapolis rock trio has crafted a multifaceted new collection of indie and pop rock that delivers something that will be...