In early September, the Twin Cities music community lost a dear friend in Andy Richardson. The musician, sound engineer, husband, and father was only 36. Remembrances from his wife Moe and coworkers at effects pedal company ZVEX Effects addressed his sense of humor, generosity, and creativity. Now, ... More >>
Unless you've been living off the grid somewhere far, far away from a terrestrial radio signal, you've probably already been hooked by J. Roddy Walston & the Business' catchy update on '70s Southern-fried boogie rock. With a couple of huge singles in the form of "Take it As it Comes" and "Heavy ... More >>
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The Black Keys have just unveiled extensive plans for a 2014 world tour that stretches for most of the rest of this year. The dates are in support of Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney's forthcoming eighth album, Turn Blue.Ever-changing, the Keys are toying with psychedelic rock on their newest single, ... More >>
Photos by Erik HessThe Black KeysJuly 3, 2011Roy Wilkins Auditorium, St. Paul, MNAfter the remarkably successful year that the Black Keys have had, they certainly have earned (and now require) a bigger venue for their raucous, garage-rock sound. Not surprisingly, most of the people that have p ... More >>
"Weekends don't count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless."-Calvin (Calvin & Hobbes)
Grammy-winning rock duo the Black Keys, who took home trophies this year for Best Alternative Music Album, Best Recording Package, Best Rock Performance By a Duo or Group with Vocals, are returning to the Twin Cities on July 3 to play the Roy Wilkins Auditorium with openers Cage the Elephant.
Loved by fans, simultaneously hated by critics.Stone Temple Pilots have long since been a staple in our hard rock society; whether categorized as grunge, post-punk, alternative rock or psychedelia, they have held steady on rock 'n' roll ground since the early '90s. And as rare as it is to ove ... More >>
The Decemberists, Ida Maria, Ladyhawke, Jolie Holland, the Rural Alberta Advantage & David Gray all announce TC dates.
Bob Dylan to release Christmas album, Bob Mould to play Hüsker Dü songs at ATP & the Sounds announce First Avenue date.
Video of Anvil at the Uptown, interview with Cloud Cult & Ice Palace reviewed.
Beastie Boys, Animal Collective and Depeche Mode to rock Chicago's Grant Park this August.