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Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. On this week's installment we're featuring the brand new video and single from Actual Wolf, the blossoming acoustic project from Eric Pollard. There's also new clips from So ... More >>
Just like we did last year, here are a selection of GIFs highlighting the many unforgettable sights of Rock the Garden 2013. As it turned out, the Walker Art Center's lawn and parking garage, thanks to Dan Deacon, proved crucial to this year's event. Photographer Anna Gulbrandsen braved the puddle ... More >>
The 2013 Rock the Garden lineup is out there. The Current and the Walker Art Center have unveiled a grouping of bands that hopefully will not raise the ire of too many local op-ed writers, and two the big names for the spectacle are staples of the station, Metric and Silversun Pickups.The event take ... More >>
As the Twin Cities music scene grows, more and more artists are creating music that demands our attention. Combine the music with talented filmmakers locally and beyond, and you have a fruitful mix of distinct skills that generates more locally connected music videos than ever before. While it's im ... More >>
Last November, a talented array of modern musicians (including Dave Grohl, Britt Daniel, Ryan Adams, Craig Finn and Tad Kubler) gathered at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles to celebrate and pay tribute to the music of Bob Mould. Those of us who weren't able to travel to the West Coast to ... More >>
See Also: Bob Mould is rock-solid Sugar back catalogue to be re-issued on Merge Records Bob Mould with All Eyes West First Avenue, Minneapolis September 15, 2012 There was a moment at the end of Bob Mould's show at First Avenue on Saturday night where the legendary songwriter with enduring local t ... More >>
See Also: Local Frames: New videos from Bob Mould, the Chalice, Beat Detectives, and more Local Frames: New videos from Bon Iver, P.O.S., Craig Finn, the Blind Shake, and more As the Twin Cities music scene grows, more and more artists are creating music that demands our attention. Combine the musi ... More >>
Mould's newest album embraces the raw power of his earliest work
See Also:Bob Mould shares first new track from Silver Age, "The Descent" Bob Mould bringing Copper Blue to First Ave in September Craig Finn and Bob Mould agree that rock is often noisy Even indie rock gets hit with down-sizing as younger, abler talents muscle into the marketplace and leave the pre ... More >>
See Also: Bob Mould bringing Copper Blue to First Ave in September Craig Finn and Bob Mould agree that rock is often noisy There has been a flurry of activity from Bob Mould as of late. In addition to the just-released remasters of the entire Sugar catalog, and a lengthy U.S. tour which finds Moul ... More >>
Fresh off of recently announcing a long-awaited series of remastered reissues of the Sugar back catalogue, as well as a forthcoming record featuring his first brand new material since 2009, Bob Mould thrilled Twin City music fans by announcing that he would finally be bringing his celebrated Copper ... More >>
While Twin City music fans wait patiently to see if Bob Mould ever announces a local live performance of his classic Sugar record Copper Blue in its entirety, Merge Records announced that they will be re-issuing and remastering the band's stellar but all-too-brief back catalogue on July 24. A re ... More >>
A hilarious exchange between two Minneapolis favorites unfolds in a new "interview" of sorts between Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn and Hüsker Dü/Sugar kingpin Bob Mould. This chat comes along with the promotional push for Finn's first solo record, Clear Heart Full Eyes -- an album Pitchfork g ... More >>
City Pages was born before Heath Ledger and Aaliyah and has outlived them both. We're older than Christina Aguilera, Jason Schwartzman, and Cory from Boy Meets World. This week marks the 30-year anniversary of the name change from Sweet Potato to City Pages.The new name was simply and succinctly ... More >>
Though he reportedly expressed some humble resistance to the tribute because "he's not even dead yet," Hüsker Dü and Sugar frontman Bob Mould took part in an all-star tribute to his songwriting and legacy last night at L.A.'s Disney Hall, where he was joined by Foo Fighters' Dave Groh ... More >>
Dave Grohl is the real deal. After spending the early '90s clocking stage time in one of the most influential bands of his generation, no one would have thought twice if he had shied away from the limelight following his Nirvana bandmate Kurt Cobain's suicide in 1994. But instead, he did jus ... More >>
Photo by Noah Kalina"This definitely counts as a cover... it's a Sugar cover," Bob Mould says through a smirk. "They were a great band!"The former Husker Du and Suger frontman and current touring solo artist and memoirist has been glancing into the rearview mirror a lot these days, so it's no big ... More >>
Photos by Stacy SchwartzBob Mould June 15, 2011 Dakota Jazz Club, Minneapolis Though he hasn't lived in the Twin Cities for quite some time, singer/songwriter and now author Bob Mould still has one of the most loyal hometown audiences anyone could ask for. Seeming as much eager to please as ... More >>
Hüsker Dü frontman pens memoir
Daytrotter is all up in the Twin Cities scene again. Just yesterday we saw Gabe Douglas of the 4onthefloor tweeting that his band was down at the Daytrotter studios in Rock Island, Illinois recording a session, and today the site posted a three-track performance by revolving electromanipulators M ... More >>
Jayhawks reunite for Basilica Block Party, Rock the Garden line-up announced & next week's best new releases.
Trama drops his new mixtape early, Bob Mould visits the Current and Daytrotter & video of Brother Ali at SXSW and the Paid Dues Festival.
The former Husker Du and Sugar frontman is still crazy after all these years.
The music legend moves past gloomy anthems
Doc-making punks discuss their decline of Midwestern civ
Bob Mould shines as DJ, returns to live rock, blogs about it
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