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  • Blogs

    March 19, 2014

    Childish Gambino at Myth, 3/18/14

    Childish Gambino Myth, Maplewood Tuesday, March 18, 2014 Childish Gambino's rap schtick shouldn't work as well as it does. In the vein of Drake a la Degrassi, Gambino -- aka Donald Glover -- got his start writing for 30 Rock before earning a role on NBC's try-hard comedy Community. But despite, or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Imagine Dragons at Xcel Energy Center, 3/12/14

    Imagine Dragons With the Naked and Famous and Nico Vega Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul March 12, 2014 There are few shows throughout rock history that have changed the face of music as we know it. The Beatles infamous appearance on Ed Sullivan. The Rolling Stones at Altamont. Hendrix at Woodstock. F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Vampire Weekend and the accelerated speed of cool

    Makes No Sense At All captures the visions, ramblings, and memories of Chris Strouth, a Twin Cities-bred master of music, film, and everything else.Vampire Weekend is an anomaly. A band that's as popular amongst the hipsters as it is the straights. It's one of the only bands that works at both Ame ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Sleigh Bells/CSS at First Avenue, 5/19/11

    ​Hearing about what a band is like is never as good as seeing them live. The rest of this review could be filled with what CSS sounds like, looks like, etc. (and, of course, some of this review will be)...and it won't do justice to what the live show was like. Brazil's CSS (Cansei de Ser Sexy--"go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    American Apparel delivers 500 free "Legalize Gay" T-shirts to U-W Whitewater

    Free at U-W Whitewater.​University of Wisconsin-Whitewater freshman Lauren Meyer was shocked last month when she got slugged and slurred for wearing a gay rights T-shirt on campus. American Apparell, which makes the "Legalize Gay" T-shirt, was also stunned. So it fought back with a little fre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    Autolux at the Varsity Theater, 8/18/10

    Photos by Erik Hess​You are always waiting for Autolux in some capacity. After six years between sophomore release Transit Transit and their acclaimed Future Perfect, I'm sure many were ready to give up on the band. A secretive and elusive bunch, they hardly made festival appearances to appease th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Q & A with Corey Tenold of

    Corey Tenold, founder of the local menswear blog,, chatted with City Pages about how Trnds was founded, his inspiration, and more.Jane Belfry: Why and when did you decide to start Trnds?Corey Tenold: I've always had a niche for anything web related. I've tried to blog, personally, but coul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    American Apparel butts in on Robyne Robinson's moment

    Robyne Robinson and Matt Entenza made official this morning what we told you Monday: they're running for office together. So far, the media roll-out has been anything but smooth, and this photo is no exception. The Entenza campaign couldn't get a shot from the front, so we could actually see the can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    Owl City footed PJs now available

    The perfect holiday gift for that overgrown manchild who loves local indie electro.

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Brett Rogers weighs in at 264lbs. Whew.

    He didn't eat all day. But it was worth it. He's about 35lbs. heavier than his opponent.

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Uptown Bar moves closer to demolition

    The bar's last chance for salvation seems to rest on the city's Heritage Preservation Committee.

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    Why bike clothed when you can pedal in purple undies?

    It appears a group of cyclists decided to take a bike ride in their undies. How magical.

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    New Minn. laws Aug. 1: teeth, lasers, passing speed limit

    Minnesota will start enforcing some new laws Saturday. It's time to make sure you're up to date so you don't get busted doing something stupid.

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2009

    Santigold tonight at First Avenue

    Allow us to end the debate-- she's barfing the gold.

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008
  • Music

    January 23, 2008


    The Songs We Can't Escape

  • Music

    December 5, 2007

    Dance Dance Revolution

    DJ Jonathan Ackerman's journey from Texas to the Moon (Goons)