A-Trak Muse Event Center, Minneapolis Thursday, June 12, 2014 Though A-Trak is probably best known for his hip-hop remixes, what he brought to a crowd of young EDM enthusiasts at the Muse Event Center last night was more like a flashback to the initial surge of popularity in electro that hit L.A. s ... More >>
The third annual Summer Set Music & Camping Festival returns in August, and the second phase of the lineup -- showing 60 acts -- is live today.A mix of EDM, jam, danceable indie rock, and hip-hop will hit Somerset Amphitheater just over the border in Wisconsin the weekend of August 15-17. ... More >>
Tech N9ne Myth, Maplewood Saturday, May 10, 2014 Last night, Tech N9ne brought a wildly enthusiastic all-ages crowd out to Myth Nighclub for his Independent Grind Tour. Cameras scanned the crowd, perhaps filming for a future DVD release by Strange Music, the independent record label founded by Tec ... More >>
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So many Coachella-goers spend months before the festival working on their tans, their outfits, their figures, and their breezy poses. There's a real glut of fabulousness, we have to say, both among those in attendance at the Polo Grounds and the parties surrounding the festival. Here are the 50 mo ... More >>
See Also:Bon Iver announces remix contest Early this month, Grammy winners Bon Iver decided to harvest the stems to the ten songs on the Bon Iver, Bon Iver and present them to the remixing public for a contest. The creators of the best remix of each song will each bank $1,000 for their efforts and ... More >>
RIP DJ MehdiThe man known to dance music fans across the world as DJ Mehdi has passed away. Early reports from Resident Advisor indicate Mehdi Favéris-Essadi, 34, fell from the roof of his home with two friends, who have been hospitalized. The French DJ/producer was widely respected as a collabo ... 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 >>
Photos by Denis Jeong PlasterApril is continuing to roar by us at a steady clip, and this past weekend our local scene was so bustling that we had to export some of our musicians out to Indio, California before the whole town overflowed.
Last weekend was nuts. Our photographers were out in full force throughout the weekend, capturing shots of everything from Melissa Etheridge at the O'Shaughnessy to the wild art parade in Riverside Park to Chromeo at First Avenue. Here's a rundown of the concert photography we've posted on our si ... More >>
The weekend is here! The weekend is here! What will you do with your time? Here are some humble suggestions.
P-Thugg talks weird gigs, the funk, and Business Casual
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Most commercially relevant bands have played in Minneapolis, but oddly, not Chromeo. Though P-Thugg insisted in our interview with him in this week's issue that the cold shoulder wasn't in fact on purpose, it was still an unfortunate streak. But never fear, electro-funk fans, Chromeo play First A ... More >>
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Turn off the lights and grab a glowstick (no, wait - don't). It's time to get funky nostalgic.
After a whirlwind trip to New York, the successful dream-pop band returns to First Avenue
The local dancefloor don offers up his new track and DJ mix for download exclusively on Gimme Noise.
We tell you what songs are thrilling us right now. And yes, there are 9 of 'em. Listen here.