Mark Verbos has played plenty of DJ sets, but what he'll bring to Minneapolis this weekend is the kind of performance he most prefers: a live one. "I don't find it as interesting to see a performance of somebody on a laptop," he says. "I mean, it looks like they're checking their e-mail." Verbos ha ... More >>
Young JeezyEpic, MinneapolisFriday, December 7, 2012Like some cruel joke from mother nature, how ironic was that we had our first major snowfall the same night the so-called "Snowman," also known as Young Jeezy, stepped foot into town.Young Jeezy (or just Jeezy) has been one of the South's biggest r ... More >>
Jake Sullivan may be just one man, but he sure knows how to rock us back in time with his neon glasses and hi-tops. BadNRad brings his weirdness, keytar, and unique flavor of rock to the 7th St. Entry tomorrow night to celebrate the release of his first EP, Bad Girl. We caught up with Sullivan to ... More >>
Baths, ready to go at the Cake ShopA panel discussion with some of the best and brightest in music writing, much disappointment, and an ex-straightedge legacy act. What is he talking about?
Singer-songwriter opens up about life, death, faith, and The Reluctant Graveyard
Goodbye, Uptown Bar. We'll miss you.
Tom Helgerson, we hardly knew ye.
During the month of noise music in researching this week's feature, Gimme Noise made numerous field recordings. Here's the best three.
Folks at 89.3 now bursting with enthusiasm
No More Heroes is hip, bloody, and indispensable
Learning to Bend with Beatrix*JAR
The Original Mark Edwards in his basement of lonely loops
The only folks loopy enough to go out in -20 are under 21
'Jesus Camp' pitches its tent in the other America
Duplomacy struggle with stage fright and fear of a Willie Nelson fan
Local musician finds his calling outside the cell phone industry
In honor of synthesizer pioneer Bob Moog, who died on Sunday, August 19, we asked local keyboard hero Mark Mallman for some thoughts on Moog and a list of his favorite Moog-driven or Moog-accented recordings. Here's what he came up with: My father took me to a dusty garage just off the Milwaukee R ... More >>
Minotaur Shock and Jason Forrest's beat collages for non-dancers
Scavenging used albums and mutilating forgotten vinyl with avant-turntablist Christian Marclay
Putting our hands together for the Pixies, Mirah, and Stellastarr*
Getting on board the love train with Al Green, Blonde Redhead, and the Owls
TV on the Radio watch from their bedrooms as Williamsburg dissolves around them
Never mind the backlash: Love the Strokes. They're cuter, richer, and more drunk than you.
For best performance as an embedded war correspondent, the nominees are...
The 11th Annual City Pages New Music Poll
The weird, womanly ways of Tulip Sweet and Her Trail of Tears
Ousia breaks up. Ana Voog leaves her bedroom. The mother ship of knob-twaddling electronic music descends for a local showcase.