Related: SoundTown 2012 lineup announced River's Edge Music Festival 2012 at Harriet Island lineupYet another festival lineup came hurling toward the concert-going set late last night and it's a good one. This year's Lollapalooza performers include a bevy of top-tier Billboard-charting acts -- start ... More >>
A big focus of Weekend Checklist is local music, because there is so much good local artists in the Cities, but we often forget that Minneapolis and St. Paul is not always a flyover area for national artists. This weekend we welcome to Fanfarlo, Bowerbirds, Nada Surf, and Needtobreathe; a few of ... More >>
Wisconsin expats release excellent self-titled album
Photos by Peter Michael MillerThe last couple weeks have sorta been like one weird vacation. I haven't played a ton of shows, and I think I've found myself on the beach about three times. I've been at a drug abuse awareness festival. I saw all the sights in Washington, D.C.  ... More >>
The band's strength truly lies in their subtlety, with melodies often just an afterthought to mood, and those considerable talents were on full display last evening.
Bowerbirds play the Varsity Theater with opening act Sharon Von Etten
New music from Gigamesh, Mayda releases a new video & Gospel Gossip talks to the AV Club.
Ice Palace release new music video, Mos Def & Jay Electronica announce First Ave. date & the Heavy play for the Current.
Music Box Theatre re-opens its doors, City on the Make stream new album & next week's best new releases.
Shuga Records profiled, Motorhead announce show & photos/reviews of Metric and Patrick Wolf.
New Prince video released, Motion City Soundtrack to record new album & Chairlift hit the Current.