• Blogs

    July 31, 2013

    Neutral Milk Hotel unveil more reunion tour dates -- two in Minneapolis

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    The Ruby Suns' Ryan McPhun: "In Real Life" is a parody of the parody

    Forget everything you think you know about New Zealand's the Ruby Suns -- if that was much in the first place. Since 2004, Ryan McPhun has steered the Suns through a series of danceable and densely instrumented releases, but after a breakup with a bandmate a few years back, he was ready to reinvent. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    SXSW announces first 2012 showcasing bands, including Minneapolitans Howler

    ​Oh lordy. It isn't time to think about SXSW already, is it? It seem like all that long ago that Minneapolis bands were swarming the streets of Austin, Texas in search of free beer and food trucks, and when Gimme Noise threw our first-ever Minnesota music showcase with First Avenue.But according t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 4, 2009
  • Music

    March 21, 2007
  • Blogs

    August 10, 2006

    8/10 Morning Communiqué

    Porn stars take to their bikes in New Zealand, cobalt green could make computers faster, a Texas school board bans cleavage, Van Gogh's Starry Night made from Legos, toilet flushing cats, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2005

    7/12: Morning Communique

    THESE DAYS Plain Dealer Editor Doug Clifton says the Cleveland daily is not reporting two major investigative stories of "profound importance" because they are based on illegally leaked documents -- and the paper fears the consequences faced now by jailed New York Times reporter Judith Miller. The ... More >>

  • Music

    March 26, 2003

    Garage Sale

    The D4 write a "how to" for sellouts while Electric Six cash in at Taco Bell

  • Music

    September 4, 2002

    Crossfade Into You

    Are DJs mix masters or mess makers? Sometimes, it's hard to tell

  • Movies

    July 5, 2000

    The Second Coming

    Director Alison Maclean returns to the road with Jesus' Son

  • Sports

    November 11, 1998

    The Project

    Vikings guard David Dixon came a long way to play pro ball

  • Feature

    September 1, 1998
  • Movies

    June 4, 1997

    Not One of Us

    Conducting Himself: Pete Postlethwaite in Brassed Off