How do middle-aged, local pop-music legends rediscover their musical muse? By forming a minimalist, jazz-influenced trio and covering Britney Spears's song "Toxic," of course! Believe it or not, it's a formula that has been working for Twin Cities "super group" the New Standards. Formed in 2005 by John Munson (Trip Shakespeare and Semisonic), Chan Poling (founder of the Suburbs), and Steve Roehm (Billygoat and Electropolis), the New Standards stir together a stark mix of bass, piano, and vibraphone and wildly reinterpret the work of not only Ms. Spears, but other groups as varied as OutKast, the Yeah Yeah... More >>>