Witness the evolution of a young band. Duluth transplants, Portage, bring to Minneapolis a string of harmonies that bring to mind the guts of rock music which are culled from the disheveled corners of generations past. The group is set to release their sophomore album Landings, with songs that segue ... More >>
As is the yearly tradition, we're publishing the ballots of all 115 of our Picked to Click voters for your perusal. Check out all of this year's contributors below, and thanks to all the writers, photographers, label owners, club bookers, DJs, and local music experts for weighing in on th ... More >>
Photo by Stacy SchwartzRoma di Luna at the Minnesota Zoo last summerRoma di Luna Christmas ShowDecember 19, 2010Cedar Cultural Center, MinneapolisRoma di Luna's annual Christmas show at the Cedar last night was a divine treat for all who were lucky enough to snag tickets to the very sold-out per ... More >>
We had 108 local music scene peeps participate in this year's Picked to Click poll. Below, you can judge -- er, "peruse" the ballots of each and every one of our voters, along with descriptions of their contributions to the local scene. For more on Picked to Click, check out this year's issue, al ... More >>
Photos by Erik HessThough clanging pop duo Xiu Xiu were the headliners in the Entry on Friday night, it was clear that a good portion of the audience turned out to see tUnE-yArDs, an avant garde tribal folk group who has been a favorite of this blogger since seeing them open for Dirty Projectors ... More >>
The Beight frontman breaks new ground on a breathtaking solo album.
Name change and new record see group reinventing the jam band
A full listing of the 105 ballots received for this year's best-new-bands poll.
Here are the 84 ballots counted in this year's Picked to Click poll, alphabatized by the voters' names. Ballots without numbers attached, or without otherwise specifying an order of preference, were counted "in no particular order," with each choice getting 3 points. (First choices got 5 points, sec ... More >>
Picked to Click Pollsters cast their votes
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