In addition to providing the music world with Amphetamine Reptile's infulential record releases and album art for 27 years now, Tom Hazelmyer has also brought some of the best bars to the Minneapolis area with his Grumpy's franchise -- clubs that have also hosted some memorable AmRep-based performan ... More >>
Wade Boggs' Wicked Boston Baked Bash with Marijuana Deathsquads, Weird Boggs, Plain Ole Bill, Baby Boys Turf Club, St. Paul Friday, April 20, 2012 When the details were posted no one could've been fully prepared for this gig. The bizarre promo video didn't exactly clarify things either. The lineup ... More >>
Photos by Tony NelsonSebadoh November 2, 2011 400 Bar, Minneapolis "I'm not crying, but you're going to be in a minute." mused Sebadoh's bassist Jason Loewenstein at the beginning of Sebadoh's formidable two-hour set Wednesday night at the 400 Bar, underscoring what Sebadoh is and always has ... More >>
BattlesOctober 8, 2011Fine Line Music CafeEven by Battles' radical standards, their highly charged performance at the Fine Line Saturday night was an extremely experimental show. The avant-garde New York trio were in a festive and feisty mood (along with everyone else packed into the smal ... More >>
Prepare to be greeted by 10 minutes of of bestial noise rock and artistic vision, a cacophony that is both challenging and, inexplicably, almost dancy.