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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Photos by Erik HessYou 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 >>
Corey Tenold, founder of the local menswear blog, Trnds.com, 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 >>
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 >>
The perfect holiday gift for that overgrown manchild who loves local indie electro.
He didn't eat all day. But it was worth it. He's about 35lbs. heavier than his opponent.
The bar's last chance for salvation seems to rest on the city's Heritage Preservation Committee.
It appears a group of cyclists decided to take a bike ride in their undies. How magical.
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.
Allow us to end the debate-- she's barfing the gold.
The Songs We Can't Escape
DJ Jonathan Ackerman's journey from Texas to the Moon (Goons)