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  • Blogs

    September 9, 2014

    Jourdan Myers: Life's not a pop song

    Earlier this year, Minneapolis singer Jourdan Myers was fed up with the Midwest's harshest winter in decades. She picked up copies of new album, Ruin Me With Love, and headed east for North Carolina. Fast forward to the end of summer, and Jourdan is back in the Cities to officially release Ruin Me W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2014

    The 10 best "Bear" bands in rock 'n' roll

    Enough with all of the endless chatter about the best hair bands of all-time. What about the best "Bear" bands? While listening to Bear In Heaven's new album, Time Is Over One Day Old, I was struck by the proliferation in "Bear" band names. What exactly drives this musical fascination with these fur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2014

    Juicy Lucys have made it to London, but are they any good?

    As you walk into this cozy pub, you notice its eclectic vibe, like a cross between Psycho Suzi's and the Turf Club's Clown Lounge. You step over a rug unmistakably designed by Minneapolis artist Adam Turman. In front of you are two Juicy Lucies: one traditional and the other with blue cheese. But t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2014

    The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart at Triple Rock, 4/29/14

    The Pains of Being Pure at Heart With Fear of Men and Ablebody Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis Tuesday, April 29, 2014 Kip Berman really must have wanted to take his new songs on the road. On a rainy Tuesday night at the Triple Rock, the Pains of Being Pure at Heart frontman introduced a compl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    Adam Levy: And the Professors is a Rubik's Cube band

    Over the past two decades, Adam Levy's ear for a timeless composition has grown to scholarly proportions. Whether it's rock 'n' roll with the Honeydogs, funk and soul via Hookers $ Blow, Rose Room's swing and Tin Pan Alley vibe, stuff for the kids within Bunny Clogs, or going off on a psychedelic ja ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    Top 10 must-see Minnesota music videos this week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week we get things going with a new video from P.O.S., for a track from the Marijuana Deathsquads' remix of Stef's album, We Don't Even Live Here, which came out this w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2013

    Top 10 must-see Minnesota music videos this week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week we kick things off with a Dan Huiting-directed City of Music video for Volcano Choir, who are set to play a sold-out show at First Avenue this Friday. We're also f ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 16, 2013
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    May 15, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Bora York's Chris Bartels: If I had stuck with folk rock, I would've been settling

    As many artists before that have set out to reinvent themselves, Chris Bartels, too, has turned his music aesthetic inside out for his new project, Bora York. The new band has Bartels including his wife, Rebekah, and a few other artists collaborating on a new sound that has built on Chris' former mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2013

    The Maccabees' Orlando Weeks is a man of few words

    The Maccabees haven't quite reached the British Invasion status of Mumford and Sons, but the Brighton, England-based indie rock band is well on their way to conquering the hearts and stereos of the U.S. hip set everywhere. The band's third album, Given to the Wild, was released in January 2012, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Best Twin Cities albums 2012: Staff lists

    The waterfall of opinion flows s'more today with a collection of the best albums released locally in the Twin Cities in 2012. As opposed to the list that appeared in this week's issue, these are 14 distinct opinions on what was impressive in the past year, and a bunch of links to the related stories ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    Ben Rosenbush on Duluth, Jacob Hanson, and what A Wild Hunger means

    Ben Rosenbush and the Brighton have put a lot of time and thought into their new album. All bands do, so what makes this group so special? Nothing much, other than Ben makes you fall in love with his pieces on the first listen. A Wild Hunger is a collection of honest, graceful, and organic songs set ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    Local Frames: New videos from Now, Now, Howler, Bloodnstuff, Astronautalis, and more

    See Also: A Minnesota music golden age might be going on right now!Now, Now leave Minneapolis to record and the trio comes home with Threads 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 a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Weekend Checklist: Soundset, LMFAO, Edward Sharpe, Memory Lanes Block Party

    Despite the "Twin Cities hip-hop scene being oversaturated" this is the weekend that the Twin Cities hip-hop scene looks forward to the most. If you're thinking of heading down to Shakopee son Sunday for Soundset, better head there early or carpool; last year the traffic was held up for two hours. M ... More >>

  • Arts

    February 8, 2012

    End of the Rainbow at The Guthrie

    Judy Garland bio sticks to the surface

  • Music

    November 23, 2011
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    November 23, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    SXSW announces first 2012 showcasing bands, including Minneapolitans Howler

    ​Oh lordy. It isn't time to think about SXSW already, is it? It seem like all that long ago that Minneapolis bands were swarming the streets of Austin, Texas in search of free beer and food trucks, and when Gimme Noise threw our first-ever Minnesota music showcase with First Avenue.But according t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Stone Arch Festival of the Arts dissolves: An open letter from music booker Stacy Schwartz

    ​Sad news to hit the local arts world today: The long-running Stone Arch Festival of the Arts, which annually showcased over 200 artists and four free stages of music along St. Anthony Main, will be no more. The festival's founder, longtime local music advocate Ira Heilicher (son of legendary Soma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Real Numbers planning 7" release show

    ​To any veteran concert attendee in the Twin Cities, the Real Numbers will look familiar when they take the stage. Their members have played with numerous other bands, currently being active in Teddy & the Turks and Cozy, among others. The Real Numbers just got their new 7", Tear It in Two, ... More >>

  • Music

    March 23, 2011
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    March 23, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Thomas Kivi CD Release and Communist Daughter at the Fine Line, 02/04/2011

    The native Wisconsinite disarmingly climbed the stairs and took the spotlight.

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Bassgasm 3 lineup announced

    The time has come yet again​ Sound the airhorns. Another installment of Bassgasm is flying at us like a fervently flung supersized glowstick set to explode on February 18, completing a trifecta of DJ ESP Woody McBride's old-school club events at First Avenue. Once again a host of electronic music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Antique car run from New London to New Brighton this weekend

    Coco Mault via Flickr.com​This Saturday will begin with a bang for New Londoners as a starting gunshot announces a 120-mile antique car run to New Brighton. The event features pre-1920s vehicles, and because they are unable to go faster than about 18 miles per hour (not because it's forbidden, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Brother Ali cancels European gigs after father's death

    ​Brother Ali is in our thoughts today, as the Rhymesayers artist tweeted that he was forced to cancel the remainder of his UK dates because of a death in his family. "This weeks shows in London, Bristol and Brighton are canceled. My dad died and I need to fly home for his funeral," Brother Ali wro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Stone Arch Festival music set times

    ​There are 50 bands performing at the outdoor arts and music extravaganza Stone Arch Festival of the Arts this weekend. We outlined our top eight recommended acts in this week's print edition, from the James Buckley Trio to Fort Wilson Riot to Painted Saints -- but there are many, many more acts w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Stone Arch Festival music lineup announced

    Shawn Neary's Wapsipinicon is one of many local acts performing at Stone Arch this summer​The Stone Arch Festival, a two-day local art, food, theater, and music extravaganza that takes over St. Anthony Main every Father's Day weekend, has announced its music lineup for this year. The Stone Arch Fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Franken's lead recount lawyer heads to Massachusetts

    The right wing echo chamber is already assuming that a close election will automatically be stolen by Democrats.

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Mashups of the Week: Skeetabugg & Wale

    Wale takes Black Moth Super Rainbow on a world tour, the Fugees dive into '80s synth-pop & the Offspring connect with a one-hit wonder.

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Eating feats exposed: 12-egg omelets and six-pound burgers

    A new website tells us where we can publicly eat gross quantities and get a t-shirt for it.

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    Bon Iver announces summer tour dates

    The reflective woodsman will be sharing stage duties with... uh... the Indigo Girls, apparently.

  • Feature

    April 16, 2008
  • Music

    June 6, 2007

    Riot Birds

    England's Pipettes revisit the girl-group sounds of the '60s

  • Music

    July 5, 2006
  • News

    April 21, 2004

    If You Lived Here,You'd Be Downtown By Now

    Demographics, interest rates, and shrinking office rentals make for a downtown residential boom

  • Music

    December 18, 2002

    Local Legends

    Slug and St. Patrick Costello recall a brush with Avril Lavigne, their status as Scottish Royalty, puking on cue, and dropping trou

  • News

    October 13, 1999

    The Once and Future River

    Promenades and parks, cappuccino and condos: Tomorrow's upper Mississippi looks dandy. But first, can't city hall get rid of those grimy scrapyards? Why, yes.

  • Arts

    January 13, 1999

    For the Record

    The music industry released 30,000 albums in 1998. You can live without 29,990 of them.

  • Music

    October 21, 1998
  • News

    August 5, 1998

    The Last Block Party

    Pig's Eye Parrant bootlegged here 150 years ago. Then came the robber barons, the great wars, the spaghetti junctions, and the exodus to the suburbs. Its glory days gone, St. Paul's Brewery District tries upscaling--and evicting renters who don't belong.

  • Feature

    April 29, 1998

    And She Moved Through the Fair

    This year's model, Natalie Imbruglia: The Australian daytime TV actress with the fever for the flavor of a single

  • News

    January 7, 1998

    Sold Down The River

    Minneapolis's brave new riverfront will have parks, museums, and upscale condos. Who said subsidized housing was just for the poor?

  • News

    April 2, 1997

    Riverfront Double Play

    Developer and Sports Facilities Commissioner Peggy Lucas pursues both a new ballpark and upscale condos

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