Jack Ventimiglia is a man of a thousand faces. The Minneapolis singer has reinvented himself on his new solo project, breaking away from his old works in Housepet, which was meant to be a full band venture. Turns out that band never really came to fruition after Jack put out a Housepet EP. With his ... More >>
Music fans who are put off by the endless hype surrounding the Super Bowl and the gratuitous violence of football still have a reason to tune into the big game on Sunday. From the opera star singing the National Anthem to the spectacle of the halftime show, there is something to draw in music lovers ... More >>
A bit of the Lollapalooza 2013 lineup trickled out a couple weeks ago, but today this year's offerings got taut, dark, and -- most importantly -- official. Though the plan initially was to drop the full, gargantuan list of bands in two more weeks, the timeline got pushed up when a pre-April Fool's p ... More >>
Here are the raw lists from many of City Pages' contributing writers and photograghers for the finest shows they attended this year. Hint: It's all over the place!See Also:Best Twin Cities concerts 201250 Awesome Concert Photos from 2012Best Twin Cities songs 2012: Staff lists Best Twin Cities album ... More >>
See Also:Trampled by Turtles play "Alone" on Late Show With David Letterman (VIDEO)Trampled by Turtles cover Arcade Fire's "Rebellion (Lies)"Trampled By Turtles lighten up on Stars and SatellitesAlthough every Trampled by Turtles show Gimme Noise has ever attended has been rowdy, there has always be ... More >>
See Also:Fiona Apple back in Minneapolis in July on U.S. tourBlake Mills is one of those rare musical finds. At 25, he is one of L.A.'s most in-demand session and backing guitarists, and has already worked with Lucinda Williams, Jenny Lewis, Cass McCombs, the Strokes' Julian Casablancas, Norah Jones ... More >>
See Also:SoundTown 2012 statement: Ticket threshold wasn't metSoundTown 2011: A first-ever adventure in SomersetSoundTown 2012 lineup: Jane's Addiction, Florence the Machine, & moreMore cancellation news coming across today: SoundTown 2012 is indeed not happening, and artists are starting to s ... More >>
See Also:SoundTown 2012 has been canceledSoundTown 2011: A first-ever adventure in SomersetSoundTown 2012 lineup: Jane's Addiction, Florence the Machine, & moreThe 2012 running of the SouthTown Music & Camping Festival got canceled today, and organizers are pointing to the simple fact that ... More >>
Release show at Kitty Cat Klub
Photos by Nikki MillerAvey Tare December 7, 2011 Triple Rock Social Club Avey Tare, pseudonymed "frontman" of the very popular "collective" Animal Collective, released an album last year called Down There, a piece supposedly inspired by crocodiles. How now, swamp cow?
From beginning to end, 2010 has kept us busy running from venue to venue in pursuit of some phenomenal live music. Gimme Noise's team of writers and photographers fanned out across the Twin Cities to catch as many shows as we could, and each of us ended up with our own diverse and distinctive lis ... More >>
Photos by Steve CohenBand of HorsesJuly 17, 2010State TheatreWhen Band of Horses frontman Ben Bridwell took to the stage Saturday night at the State Theatre and announced "my voice is a bit shot tonight," I was worried that we might have another calamity-plagued performance like their show at ... More >>
Photo courtesy of the artistsBY CINDAL LEE HEARTBand of Horses have spent the the past few years growing a remarkable fan base and proving their worthiness in the indie world, opening up for influential artists like Pearl Jam, Iron & Wine, She & Him, and more recently the Irish pop/indie- ... More >>
Band of Horses are currently making their way around the country in support of their somewhat underwhelming new album, Infinite Arms, and stopped in Columbus a few weeks back to record a session for radio station CD101. Along with their original songs, the band covered the Replacements' "Can't Hardl ... More >>
Beastie Boys, Animal Collective and Depeche Mode to rock Chicago's Grant Park this August.
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Disconnected dreamscapes from Band of Horses