We return once again with another roundup of local producers worth listening to. The range and quality of beats coming out of Minnesota never fails to impress, and this month's mix ought to go perfect with the beginning of backyard barbeque season. Get ready for some great instrumental work from ano ... More >>
Bone Thugs-N-Harmonywith A$AP Ferg, Get Cryphy, and DJ DMilMyth Nightclub, St. PaulSaturday, February 8, 2014Bone Thugs-N-Harmony returned to Minneapolis to play to a devoted local audience at the Myth this past Saturday. In the mid-'90s, the Cleveland group -- represented by only four of the five o ... More >>
Jessie Ware With the Invisible Varsity Theater, Minneapolis November 10, 2013 "It doesn't feel like a Sunday anymore," exclaimed Jessie Ware one song in to her debut Minneapolis performance at the Varsity Theater. The London singer/songwriter warmed up the room and got the receptive crowd swaying t ... More >>
Photos by B Fresh PhotographyLeft: Toki Wright; Right: TK of Tipsy BikeAmong the thousands assembled at Hennepin County Government Center on Monday for the #HoodiesUpMN Trayvon Martin rally was rapper Toki Wright. The local Rhymesayers artist, music producer, DJ and educator decided to bring a sound ... More >>
ZZ Ward -- based in Los Angeles, by way of Roseburg, Oregon -- is lighting up the music scene at the moment with her version of blues meets soul. Ward's show at the Varsity Theater sold out in five minutes -- Operations Manager of the Varsity, Shayna Melgaard, was impressed that even her mom knew ... More >>
Despite having jammed "Goldie" dozens of times since it dropped, it's still pretty easy to kind of loathe the thing. Not the beat from Hit-Boy, which is sleepy/sinister nightmare lollipop genius that was hopefully really expensive, but the way that A$AP Rocky slimes it with lame pro forma kid-gangst ... More >>
If you don't know who Greg Rose is, you learn pretty quick after meeting him that he's one of these multi-tasker types. He's a dad so he knows how to maintain and distribute his energy into different things, all the while keeping focus on his work and the world around him he creates. He's a also ... More >>
Joining the ranks of many other artists who have done tours performing seminal works (Mission Of Burma, Devo, the Pixies, Sparks, Steely Dan, Rush, Voyager...), Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will be bringing their multi-platinum, career-defining E. 1999 Eternal to the Mainroom in September.
Prom-themed gig features local 24 indie superstars at First Avenue
All the music articles from this week's print edition.
You go to war with the military you have, I guess.
Seriously? Another one?