The FaintFine Line Music Cafe, MinneapolisSaturday, May 24, 2014Just before the Faint took the stage, a large drunk man pushed his way towards the front row, turned around, and grinned. "Everyone forgot about the Faint three years ago," he slurred. "I heard Reptar four years ago in New Hampshire and ... More >>
Drive-By Truckers with Blitzen Trapper First Avenue, Minneapolis Thursday, March 27, 2014 Somebody really ought to slip T Bone Burnett a Drive-By Truckers compilation. For all of the man's professional eminence, he missed a golden opportunity to include the Athens, Georgia-based cult favorites in t ... More >>
The twisted, lo-fi rock of Neutral Milk Hotel is about to get its most widespread live dissemination as Jeff Mangum's band will reuinite for several months of touring starting later this year. A band known for its neutrality -- a good 15 years worth -- has dates scheduled between October and June of ... More >>
Meet the buffoons who are ruining the United States
The helpful folks at Livability.com have chosen "Top 10 Cities With the Best Music Scenes Outside of Nashville NYC and LA," and trusty Minneapolis came in second. It does not seem as if Howler's Jordan Gatesmith or people who went to Jane's Addiction at the Brick were polled for this, but it's st ... More >>
Reclusive and idiosyncratic Neutral Milk Hotel frontman Jeff Mangum has announced a large U.S. tour for 2012, which thankfully includes a Minneapolis stop at the Pantages Theatre on February 4th.
Who'da thunk it-- the kid stays in the picture.
A full listing of the 105 ballots received for this year's best-new-bands poll.
The Goodie Mob alum and DJ Danger Mouse perform at the State Fair
The year's best action pic tops this week's pop culture picks
A banner week for Octoberists, anarchists, and junior achievers
Of Montreal make good on paisley-tinted retro
Missing Numbers and the beautiful road to nowhere
Pumping up the troops for the best company ever
Being the head of a fan club these days is about more than having David Lee Roth sign your ass
Two new live albums from the Drive-By Truckers and Neil Young dare you to laugh with them--and at them
Taj Mahal and Toumani Diabate bridge the Delta and Mali with their gorgeous new album, Kulanjan
Vic Chesnutt goes AWOL, loses himself, and finds the missing and miserable soul of the South
Born in Louisiana, the Elephant 6 collective herald a new rock underground.