St. VincentState Theatre, MinneapolisThursday, April 3, 2014Robots have gradually taken over pop music for decades. Everyone from Neil Young to Cher to Future play around with Vocoder/Auto-Tune technology, and performers like Janelle Monae have built their acts around android dance moves and storyli ... More >>
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The slow-burning career trajectory of the National is similar to their songs and albums themselves. What starts as a gentle wave of emotion and intrigue gradually swells to a point where the listener simply gets swept up in the raw sentiments of the track, eventually taken somewhere far different fr ... More >>
It's no surprise that the worldly, chamber-pop charms of the Minneapolis quintet Dark Dark Dark has found an audience throughout the U.S. and Europe. Their sound has both a classic appeal and modern flourishes that are pleasing both to the ear as well as the heart. At their transfixing Who Needs Wh ... More >>
For a man with such an extensive music career and fan reach, Andrew Bird has done an excellent job of remaining a mysterious enigma to much of the world. He's a fascinating artist, though the man behind the art has, to this point, been somewhat elusive. Enter director Xan Aranda, an independent fi ... More >>
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra kicks off the Liquid Music series November 2-4 with three sold-out performances by avant-garde icon Laurie Anderson. The co-presentation with the Walker Art Center features Anderson's Dirtday!, the third installment in her trilogy of story works. The series, devised ... More >>
See Also: David Byrne and St. Vincent to launch U.S. tour in MinneapolisDavid Byrne to hold How Music Works discussion at McNally Smith in SeptemberAs David Byrne and St. Vincent's joint tour -- starting in Minneapolis on September 15 -- is nearly upon us, it's time for the promotional roll-out. It ... More >>
See Also: David Byrne and St. Vincent to launch U.S. tour in Minneapolis St. Vincent at the McGuire Theater, 10/02/2011In addition to David Byrne's highly anticipated performance with St. Vincent at the State Theatre on September 15, the celebrated former Talking Heads frontman will also take part i ... More >>
For how often St. Vincent comes to town, you'd think she's moving in. For the third second time in the span of four months, Annie Clark is booked to perform in the Twin Cities. This September, she joins ex-Talking Heads mastermind David Byrne on the first date of a joint tour celebrating their forth ... More >>
Related:David Byrne and St. Vincent to launch U.S. tour in MinneapolisDue to an "international travel schedule," St. Vincent has canceled her performance Friday at the Fitzgerald Theater as part of the Wits series.Earlier today, it was announced that the artist (real name: Annie Clark) would be maki ... More >>
St. VincentFirst Avenue, MinneapolisSaturday, May 12, 2012View a slideshow here.Late in her performance Saturday night, Annie Clark took off her guitar and sat on the edge of stage. Behind her, the rest of her band, St. Vincent, were hurtling through a rousing version of "Krokodil," and before long ... More >>
Those of you who didn't get a chance to see St. Vincent's entrancing sold-out performances at the Walker in October (and even those of you who did) now have another opportunity to see Annie Clark and company bring the songs of Strange Mercy to life, as St. Vincent have just announced a stop a ... More >>
Photo by Tony NelsonSt. Vincent at the Walker Art Center earlier this monthIt's about lunchtime, right? Well, best go get your lunch outta the fridge and come back to your desk, because you're going to want to devote 15 uninterrupted minutes to this video. For those unfamiliar with the 4AD Sessio ... More >>
St. Vincent October 2, 2011 (Early Show)McGuire Theater at the Walker Art CenterWith a light show more fitting for a venue five times the size of the 385-seat McGuire Theater, St. Vincent captivated the sold-out crowd with an artfully arresting flurry of both sight and sound. Frontwoman Ann ... More >>
The pair collaborated last weekend at a Haiti benefit in Brooklyn.