The best rapper from Minnesota you've never heard
A conversation with a local guitar hero
Eyedea's favorite sneakersPhoto by B Fresh Rapper, writer, poet. Eyedea was all of these things, and on Saturday when he left the world he so fearlessly captured in his lyrics, it seemed there were no words to do him justice.In his 28 years, Micheal Larsen carved his initials indelibly in Twin ... More >>
Photo by Erik HessMark Mallman kicked off his third marathon performance at the Turf Club at 4 p.m. on Thursday afternoon to a small but intent crowd and several video cameras (watch the live stream online here). Gimme Noise will be checking in on Mallman as he attempts to play for 78 hours strai ... More >>
Here in Weekend Checklist, our main goal is to highlight the standout local shows going on. Sometimes, though, we can't help but talk about our favorite national acts as well, whether they sell out First Ave's Mainroom or draw 50 people to the Turf Club. Occasionally, though, you find a weekend w ... More >>
New release Le System D is built around a guitar riff
Mike's green Fender Telecaster was swiped last night.
Red Pens win 2009 Picked to Click, Radio K goes FM, new Gigamesh & Bill Mike's guitar goes missing.
Monsters of Folk, Os Mutantes & Lil Wayne announce upcoming TC dates.
Both Greg Ginn & the Taylor Texas Currogators and Jambang have recent albums on SST that are pretty damn cool, soundscapey but never aimless, and always beat-driven.
Band reaches across party lines to find new sense of unity
Huntley Miller May Have Been a Drum 'n' Bass Man, But He's a Laptop Magician Now
Cardinal Sin (last show!) @ the Triple Rock Tonight's your last chance to see the Cardinal Sin, the latest branch to fall from the punk family tree that included Song of Zarathustra, the Crush, and Cadillac Blindside. Here's what I wrote about the band a year and a half ago: "'I have begun to whine ... More >>
Bill Mike's musical journey through R&B roadie work and heavy metal star sightings
Picked to Click Pollsters cast their votes
Picked to Click Voters spew forth their most vehement opinions about the local music scene