College pals Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum, the pair behind Prince tribute act Princess, make for the perfect combination of soulful spirit and high regard for the Purple One's ouvre and its musical legacy. Rudolph, who often showed off her singing voice as a Saturday Night Live cast member, an ... More >>
From beginning to end, 2010 has kept us busy running from venue to venue in pursuit of some phenomenal live music. Gimme Noise's team of writers and photographers fanned out across the Twin Cities to catch as many shows as we could, and each of us ended up with our own diverse and distinctive lis ... More >>
Amidst discussions of its relevancy and efficacy, assaults on its cool
factor, and a bubbling undercurrent of general malaise over the pace and
current of culture, CMJ 2010 kicked off yesterday in New York City.
Some bajillion-odd bands are here, and some of those will be sustainably
popular ... More >>