Singer okay with vulnerability on Give You the Ghost
Just last week for our Year in Music issue, we here at Gimme Nosie headquarters were reflecting on some of the year's overnight successes among up-and-coming Twin Cities bands. The most obvious of those, of course, have been Howler--signed to London's Rough Trade before even releasing an album--a ... More >>
Howler, Astronautalis, Pink Mink, and more
Clap Your Hands Say YeahDecember 1, 2011The Varsity TheaterA lot of people have been hating on Clap Your Hands Say Yeah lately. Their latest album, Hysterical, received a lackluster response critically when it was released in September of this year, and yes, CYHSY has had a bit of difficulty tryi ... More >>
The Cloak Ox, Night Moves, and more
Photos by Ben LaFondThe crowd that had gathered at Nick and Eddie on Sunday for the debut of Polica, the new band led by Channy Moon Casselle of the recently split Twin Cities favorite Roma di Luna, was teeming with excitement. The little that has been heard of Polica so far on the band's web ... More >>
Photos by Nick VlcekSharon JonesSee that face? That is the face of pure joy. The supremely talented Sharon Jones and her Dap Kings had the crowd effectively whipped into a frenzy of cheers and waving arms during the second-to-last set at Saturday's Rock the Garden. A crowd of 10,000 gathered on t ... More >>
The Black Lips vs. Pharoahe Monch, George Thorogood goes reggae, Madonna vs. thrash & more of the week's best mashups.
Despite a lackluster opener and terrible sound, Beck still wooed a nearly sold-out audience at Roy Wilkins.
Solo artist falls down rabbit hole, finds himself part of My Morning Jacket's opening band
How an upstart record-review site won the animosity—and allegiance—of indie music scenesters and changed the rules for breakout bands. (Ask Tapes 'N Tapes.)
Missing Numbers talk about their heroes, invent new form of genital torture