Photos by Erik HessOrion Treon of Phantom TailsPizza Luce Block Party 2011August 13, 2011Pizza Luce Uptown, MinneapolisThough there are still a few worthy contenders left this summer (especially next weekend's double-header of the SoundTown Music Festival in Somerset and the West Bank Music Fest ... More >>
Photo by Tigger LunneyIt's been over a decade since Sean Tillmann adopted his Har Mar Superstar alter ego and eventually relocated to Los Angeles, CA. The Rocky Mountains couldn't separate Tillmann from his musical alumni, however, and he's maintained a prominent role in the local scene, boo ... More >>
Jessica Hopper is a freelance music writer whose work appears regularly with the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Reader, This American Life, and her iTunes podcast Hit It or Quit It.
Though she is currently a Chicago resident, Hopper grew up in the Twin Cities and the local music scene played a h ... More >>
It's a big week for local music: Amphetamine Reptile Records is turning 25 years old and hosting a three-day blowout this weekend at Grumpy's Downtown and Northeast. Saturday's sold-out show features performances by the Melvins, Boss Hog, Today is the Day, God Bullies, Hammerhead, the Thrown Ups, ... More >>