If Mitt Romney won't tell you which ones need to be closed, we will
This week, 5ingles explores songs that boast connections to mental illness. None of these are quite as stupendous as Suicidal Tendencies' "Institutionalized" or Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy" or Green Day's "Basket Case" or Lil B.'s "Wonton Soup," but the last song on the list comes pretty damn close -- i ... More >>
No, you're not imagining anything. After a long, brutally hot summer, autumn is finally upon us. The foliage is brilliant, the wind has a bite, people are wearing skull caps and fuzzy boots legitimately. Gimme Noise thoughtfully compiled a playlist to help ease you into the new season.
Photos by Rick MasonNew Orleans Jazz & Heritage FestivalMay 6-8, 2011New Orleans Fair GroundsBY RICK MASONAs the searing Louisiana sun sagged through the gathering Delta dusk west of New Orleans' Fair Grounds last Sunday, the electric atmosphere in front of the towering Gentilly Stage arced a ... More >>
I'm not much on romance, so for me Valentine's Day isn't a huge undertaking: a gift or two, some flowers, a card, done. I don't go in for the mushy mixtapes or complicated surprises or getaway weekends, in part because I'm always broke. But I'm more than happy to offer unsolicited suggestions on ... More >>
We thought they were gone forever, for good, kaput. Then they came storming back into the limelight to blow our minds.
The Very Best Albums of 2003
Lard swimming and bear-wrasslin' with the Microphones' Phil Elvrum
Built to Spill's Doug Martsch pushes his nonchalance about rock to existential extremes
U Film's "Sound Unseen" festival projects our mythologies of music onto the screen
St. Paul's Selby Tigers combine songs of innocence with punk-rock experience
Built To Spill writes soaring guitar symphonies for the fallen rock faithful
It's an odd, autonomous, anomalous year for the 1998 City Pages New Music Poll.