Red Pens win 2009 Picked to Click, Radio K goes FM, new Gigamesh & Bill Mike's guitar goes missing.
Soundset coverage, local interview round-up, P.O.S. sets European dates & next week's best new releases.
Lily, Bird & Kristofferson hit MPLS, Prince begs for cash, Solid Gold headliners & next week's best new releases.
Jayhawks reunite for Basilica Block Party, Rock the Garden line-up announced & next week's best new releases.
Every year I make mix CDs of my favorite tracks, with one song per artist per disc. Here's the '08 edition, local and national. It's all from 2008 unless otherwise specified, but there are a few oldies. At the bottom are my year-end lists, because I know you needed more of those. Happy holidays! MN ... More >>
Top Ten Movers This Week at Eclipse Records
Hot Chip trick out the white-boy blues
Ten scientifically approved verdicts about the best albums of the year
Brian Eno's ambient reissues turn on, tune in, fade out
The crystalline beauty of Air's 'Talkie Walkie' doesn't get lost in translation
This week: A swig of Tonic and a Coachwhip to the booty
City Pages scribes chime in with their top tens
Placebo rediscover cro-magnon relics; culturcide revive 1985; Randy Newman says the past ain't what it used to be
Dancing till the break of dawn with Röyksopp's 'Melody A.M.'
The dap dip, the reefer man, and the best Parisian disco album
The Sound of Music, 2001: Our Favorite Things
Basement Jaxx's Rooty is a wild card in the traditional dealings of dance music
Music, mayhem, materialism: Experiencing the rhapsody and the industry of Miami's Winter Music Conference
Electronic avatars Fatboy Slim and Roni Size give jolts to a critically dismissed genre
With his most eclectic electronica to date, Mike Paradinas bids adieu to uneasy listening
The Chemical Brothers give creative electronica a beat-down
British sensations Basement Jaxx bring the mojo back to disco