The Afghan Whigs | First Avenue | Saturday, October 11 Since slithering onto the scene with 1988's Big Top Halloween, the Afghan Whigs have made a science of dredging the darker sides of the human psyche. Frontman Greg Dulli has entertained devotion and derision from his shadowy and often disturbing ... More >>
Valentines Day week has arrived! Whether you plan on celebrating Valentines Day with a special someone, alone, or with your multiple cats, be sure to check out Lucy Michelle & The Velvet Lapelles' Greatest Valentines Mixtape show at the Cedar Cultural Center. On Friday synth-pop band Usonia rele ... More >>
See Also:Spoon makes Twin Cities go "Ga Ga" on two-night stand at First AvenueHandsome Furs at the Triple Rock, 07/27/11Over the years, it has become quite obvious that Minneapolis has a lot of love for both Spoon and Handsome Furs. Both bands (as well as Dan Boeckner's former group, Wolf Parade) ha ... More >>
There have been heated discussions and analysis springing up throughout all facets of the music community this week in response to NPR intern Emily White's candid but thoroughly controversial piece, 'I Never Owned Any Music To Begin With,' which was published on the All Songs Considered blog on Satu ... More >>
Start the year off right with a weekend of local music.
Friday night at the Turf Club, however, I got to see that the regional bonds of friendship and camaraderie among smart, hardworking bands are alive and well.
The Lit 6 crew are housemates without a house, radio stars without a station. And that's just the way they like it.
The roots of MF Doom's odd-man-out hip hop
I went to CMJ Music Marathon 2000 and all I got was this lousy tote bag
It's an odd, autonomous, anomalous year for the 1998 City Pages New Music Poll.