It would've been impossible for Nine Inch Nails to give up for good. Trent Reznor and his electronic/industrial cohorts are heading back on the road later this year in support of the first NIN studio recordings in half a decade. Hesitation Marks will be out via Columbia Records on September 3, and y ... More >>
John Milton's epic 17th century poem, Paradise Lost, has captivated and confounded scholars and English majors alike for hundreds of years. Those who find their way through Milton's challenging, impenetrable archaic language find a moving story about the fall of man, as well as Adam and Eve's eventu ... More >>
By Craig Planting From 2001 until 2007, Americana roots-rockers Ol' Yeller put out five studio albums (including 2004's Sounder which won a Minnesota Music Award) and toured the country, especially Texas, over a dozen times. They became a favorite of Twin Cites musicians and local music scenesters, ... More >>
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 >>
Photo by Marcel HouwelingI recently had the opportunity to sit down with busy Romantica frontman Ben Kyle, who is preparing to release his band's second album, America, on vinyl this weekend, for an interview for this week's print edition of City Pages. Ben and I ended up covering a lot of ground ... More >>
There are 50 bands performing at the outdoor arts and music extravaganza Stone Arch Festival of the Arts this weekend. We outlined our top eight recommended acts in this week's print edition, from the James Buckley Trio to Fort Wilson Riot to Painted Saints -- but there are many, many more acts w ... More >>
DJ Spree, the number one happy hardcore DJ in the US, plays his final Minneapolis DJ set at Bassgasm tonight.
Anchor Fish & Chips Chef (and contractor and carpenter) Luke Kyle chats with Hot Dish.
Watching the Cannes-praised film is both awful and awe-inspring
Today's mix included the Tisdales, the Belfast Cowboys, and a CD with a floating cat head.
Check out this guide to beer, dance, music, parades, and parties.
Romantica's Ben Kyle moved to Minnesota from Belfast, fell in love with the Jayhawks, and never looked back
Walker Art Center's "Women With Vision" Salutes Female Production on Both Sides of the Camera
To those who have recently begun to rock, we salute you
Jim Stowell gilds the Lily; 15 Head paints a pretentious picture
Ireland's troubles visit New York in Adrian McKinty's crime novel
Valet keep their musical ambitions in neutral
"Changing the Guard" reflects the new British cinema's turn toward the personal and the political
From traditional reels to Celt rave-ups, local Irish music addresses the troubled times of its homeland