Totally Gross National Party with Allan Kingdom, Leisure Birds, Tender Meat, Stolyette, Pony Bwoy, Fog, Votel, Alpha Consumer, Roniia, Warey, Aero Flynn, Marijuana Deathsquads, Taggert & Rosewood, and Def Kith Icehouse, Minneapolis Saturday, August 23, 2014 On Saturday at Icehouse, the innovati ... More >>
Solid Gold With Wild Belle and Moonstone Continuum First Avenue, Minneapolis December 7, 2012 A wintry snowfall couldn't keep local music fans from celebrating Solid Gold's record release or their grand return to the First Avenue stage on Friday night, as the Mainroom was filled with longtime supp ... More >>
After a four-year wait, they release the cohesive and brooding Eat Your Young
After capturing the attention of the Twin Cities music community with their enthralling, electro-rock odyssey, Bodies Of Water, in 2008, Solid Gold has kept all of us waiting patiently for a proper follow-up. Other than releasing a few random singles and the 2010 Synchronize EP, Zach Coulter and Ada ... More >>
Days of no consequence. Minneapolis edged November. My turmoil was a batholith hidden deep within. The new record was closer to "The Red Bedroom" than anything I'd written in 10 years. Brad was forced to cancel our mix session in Kentucky, so tracking it round Minneapolis would be a new change. I ... More >>
Photos by Kevin O'MearaTwin Cities-based conglomeration Gayngs is preparing to embark on their first tour this week, which will find them in New York City this weekend for a pair of shows and an appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and wraps up at the Austin City Limits festival on October ... More >>
Dance-pop duo headlining First Avenue for the first time
photo by: Leslie PlesserYou thought that was the last you'd hear or see of them - the outfit planning, the Prince sighting, the napkins. Gayngs is apparently far from over, which isn't surprising considering the invaluable press they've received and the warm critical reception to the record (Pitc ... More >>
Prom-themed gig features local 24 indie superstars at First Avenue
Photo by Erik HessMatt Locher and Zach Coulter of Solid Gold"I was looking forward to this show all day at work," Solid Gold frontman Zach Coulter said between songs, grinning. "But I had no idea it would be one of the best show nights of my life." Throughout the night on Monday, Coulter looked l ... More >>
And so it begins.
After a whirlwind trip to New York, the successful dream-pop band returns to First Avenue
Extra notes and quotes from this week's cover story.
Solid Gold pin down a sound that's so old, it's new