The Clientele, Owen, the Wapsipinicon featured in this week's City Pages

The Clientele, Owen, the Wapsipinicon featured in this week's City Pages
Photo by Andy Willsher

Haven't had a chance to pick up the print edition of City Pages yet? Have no fear, you don't have to scurry down to the coffee shop in the rain to find out which bands were profiled in this week's issue. Here's a quick rundown of what's inside:

London's the Clientele talk of their unique chemistry and uncertain future
By Jeff Gage
We caught up with bassist James Hornsey as his band makes their way across the U.S. The Clientele will stop at the Cedar Cultural Center this coming Monday, March 15.

Chicago's Owen bringing solo project to Varsity for "Quiet Please"
By Rob van Alstyne
Mike Kinsella, a.k.a. Owen, talks about his intensely personal songwriting, his recent collaborations, and his participation in the Varsity's unique low-decibel "Quiet, Please" showcase.

CD Review: The Wapsipinicon, San Geronimo
By Rob van Alstyne
Ex-Tapes 'n Tapes and current Cloud Cult bassist Shawn Neary branches out with his own indie-folk project, and our reviewer calls it "an exciting introductory chapter to a band that sounds well on their way to becoming the Twin Cities' finest raucous folk-rock collective."

5ingles: The Songs We Can't Escape
By Ray Cummings
Spending some time with the newest singles by Jason Derulo, B.O.B., and Ke$ha.

Critics' Picks
By Gimme Noise staff
A rundown of this week's most promising shows, including tonight's Patches & Gretchen CD release, tomorrow and Saturday night's King for Two Days celebration at the Walker, and Afrika Bambaataa at Epic.

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