It's been a long, slow march into springtime here in Minnesota, but all of a sudden it already feels like summer. Why's that, you ask? Because the Y.N. Rich Kids, last year's adolescent hip-hop phenoms behind viral hit "Hot Cheetos & Takis," are back with a long-awaited follow-up, called "My Bik ... More >>
EMOT sounds like wordplay with a secret meaning, but it really is just a talented group of musicians from St. Paul getting ready to release the secret Trees & Claws EP on cassette. On their new release, lead singer, Matt Leavitt's vocals really shine through. It's a particularly cozy dream in ... More >>
Pitchfork ribbing is kind of like kickball, something people do
perennially and with no really good reason. It's like baseball, right?
It's been a minute since our tasteful overlords got some mud in their
face, especially of their own making. So what a relief it was to see
this morning, amids ... More >>
With a cackle and a crash, Rovio Mobile's Angry Birds stormed casual gamers' hearts like a lean-to made of glass, boulders and logs. Rovio, a tiny computer game company in Espoo, Finland, debuted Angry Birds, a mobile phone game, in December 2009. Since then the Birds have become the number # ... More >>