14 days ago | Album Release
Bad Bad Hats frontwoman Kerry Alexander knew she wanted to go big on new album Psychic Reader. A cutsey, folk-pop sound marked the Minneapolis band's 2013 debut EP, It Hurts, but plugging in and amping up was the goal while writing the songs on Re...
20 days ago | Album Release
In Warehouse Eyes, what started out as a duo of Jennie Lawless and Chris Williams has evolved into a full band that has developed it into an intensely poetic and luminous creation. Working with new band members and producer Lance Conrad, the group...
26 days ago | Concert Preview
Simple, husky, and oddly intimate, the new EP, Time Will Come, from Minneapolis band Tabah drips with nonchalance and a naïve charm that makes you wonder who is being taken for a ride here. You can figure out the band's musical touchstones in minu...
28 days ago | Live performance
The house lights dim, the crowd pushes forward. You are standing in a space no larger than a narrow hallway with 10 other people, each jostling for the perfect spot from which to photograph the band. To your left is a guy with $30,000 worth of cam...
2 months 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...
2 months 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...