• Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    Nocando: Eyedea Took it There Every Time

    James "Nocando" McCall is an L.A.-based critically acclaimed rapper, co-founder of the Low End Theory and founder of indie rap label Hellfyre Club. Read more of his writing at LA Weekly. I've been to Minneapolis on three occasions. The first was in 2007, and I have barely any recollection of what h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2014

    Eight Twin Cities hip-hop producers you should hear now: Vol. 4

    It's the last Tuesday of the month, so we're back with another great mix of eight local producers for this month's Gimme Noise Beattape. The artists weave around in terms of style on this one, reflecting the range of great beats from across the scene's spectrum. Twin Cities beats have proven quality ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    Top 10 must-see Minnesota music videos this week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week we kick things off with a striking new video from Volcano Choir, the adventurous pop group started by Justin Vernon and his cohorts in the Collections of Colonies ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts this week: 6/26-7/2

    It's the last week of June and Uptown is hopefully back up and running. This weekend marks the Twin Cities Pride Celebration featuring performances from L'Assassins, Wiping Out Thousands, Mayda and much more. Tom Petty reunites with the Heartbreakers at the Target Center Saturday while Aesop Rock an ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 26, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    Soundset line up announced

    Pharcyde and MF Doom? Looks like the 500 pound gorilla of hip hop festivals put on some weight over the winter.

  • Music

    April 16, 2008

    RJD2 keeps 'em guessing

    Year after year, the DJ delivers

  • Arts

    January 2, 2002

    The Year in Music

    The Sound of Music, 2001: Our Favorite Things

  • Music

    September 1, 1999
  • News

    January 24, 1996