The Heliotrope music festival consistently brings an eclectic mix of experimental and underground music to a wider audience in the Twin Cities, and this year should prove to be no exception. A temporary move from the Ritz over to the Loring Theater last year seemed to briefly revitalize the struggl ... More >>
By what I'm reading on everybody's online twits, the cool thing this week for a band to do is to pack up their van and skinny jeans and head south to Austin, Texas to razzle and dazzle the flocks of hipsters at the SXSW attention contest. As an alternative, frenetic spazz rock combo, STNNNG will ... More >>
It was a reverbed and dissonant delight.
A place where the only allegiance is to the meat and bones of musicmaking.
For three straight days, long haired freaky people of all stripes overtake Northeast's Ritz Theater.
Paul McCartney leaves us feeling white, Delillo makes critics see red, and Luc Sante remembers the blues
A lively election throws local artists from the palette to the ballot--revealing the true color of politics
Two local shows reveal how a deft artistic touch often involves some sleight of hand