Henry's Funeral Shoe is a duo from Ystrad Mynach, South Wales. Brothers Aled and Brennig Clifford perform raw, heavy guitar and drums fueled blues/punk rock inspired by records they grew up with, from classic rock to early Delta blues. They're the first U.K. band on Alive Naturalsound label, also th ... More >>
Los Campesinos! with Parenthetical GirlsVarsity Theater, MinneapolisSunday, January 29, 2012Los Campesinos! is an indie-rock band that hails from Cardiff, Wales -- which is pretty far removed from anything Latino-related implied by the name. The seven-piece ensemble drew a pretty big crowd for a ... More >>
We all know the feeling. We're stumbling down the sidewalk, our heads swimming with the effects of Irish Car Bombs and whatever that shot that tasted like a Butterfinger was called, and as we wobble and sway, we think: I could really go for a pizza right now--I mean I can't possibly w ... More >>
Photos by Erik HessGruff Rhys and Y NiwlJune 8, 2011Triple Rock Social ClubWith all of the forlorn, self-seriousness pervading much of the modern music landscape these days, it was truly a treat to witness the jocular, lighthearted performances by Gruff Rhys and the Welsh quartet Y Niwl at the Tr ... More >>
Exactly a month after announcing that LCD Soundsystem would play the Roy Wilkins Audiorium this fall, the venue has finally released details about the ticket price and sale date. The LCD Soundsystem show, which features openers Hot Chip, will take place on Saturday, October 23, and tickets will g ... More >>
National music blog Consequence of Sound is reporting that LCD Soundsystem will hit the road this fall for tour of Australia, the US, and the UK with Sleigh Bells and Hot Chip. The dance-tastic indie band, led by James Murphy, will come through St. Paul on October 23 to play Roy Wilkins Auditoriu ... More >>
Mark Olson lost his house and his wife, but hey—he's got a great new album
If there were a problem with a life-saving medical device implanted in your heart, someone would tell you, right? Tom Hatch thought so. He was wrong.