The Quest opened. The Quest closed. Atmosphere rocked Conan O'Brien. As we look back over 12 months of Minnesota music, the minor chords and major changes blur. The West Bank scene got the book it deserves—and lost the bar it loves. Tom Barnard blamed hip hop for violence, and rap mixtapes asked, "What you know about the App?"—meaning Minneapolis. Here's what we remember, anyway, between Conrad's haircut and the new P.O.S. video. Raise those cell... More >>>