Finally, our first 10 Thousand Sounds show is this week! Today we can release the schedule and set times for our featured performers the Walkmen (above), Free Energy, Greg Grease, Strange Names, Prissy Clerks, and our hosts the Chalice. The show is this Saturday, June 22, at 8th Street and Hennepin ... More >>
The Walkmen kick off City Pages' inaugural music festival in the heart of downtown Minneapolis
The buzz surrounding Prissy Clerks has grown so steadily that this spring the Minneapolis indie rockers even played a show at Shea Stadium. Granted, it wasn't the same Shea Stadium that the Beatles and the '86 Mets made famous -- no, this was an underground club in Brooklyn that "borrows" its name w ... More >>
Henry Mackaman, the guitarist and producer for the Twin Cities psychedelic dream-pop act Phantom Vibration, died Wedneday. He was 21, and his sudden passing is attributed to bacterial meningitis.The St. Paul native was a senior economics major at University of Wisconsin-Madison, but made regular tri ... More >>
With temperatures in the Twin Cities starting to head consistently north of freezing, chatter regarding summer music festivals is also on the rise. So it's as fine a time as any to proudly announce that City Pages has a live music event of its own coming up -- the inaugural 10 Thousand Sounds Festiv ... More >>
The waterfall of opinion flows s'more today with a collection of the best albums released locally in the Twin Cities in 2012. As opposed to the list that appeared in this week's issue, these are 14 distinct opinions on what was impressive in the past year, and a bunch of links to the related stories ... More >>
Prissy ClerksWith Alpha Consumer, Jim Ruiz Set and Nallo7th Street Entry, MinneapolisSaturday, December 8th, 2012The Black X's. The red badge of courage for every rock 'n' roll kid that slowly becomes more of a scarlet letter by the time you turn 20 years old. But yet, there Clara Salyer is, already ... More >>
Clara Salyer's newest band revels in youthful abandon and high volume
After hundreds of ballots and votes, the best of the best new bands have been chosen
#9. Prissy Clerks: 34 pointsPrissy Clerks frontgirl Clara Salyer has built her pedigree around an ability to adapt. Last year, the 20-year-old guitarist's pet project, Total Babe, dissolved amid the departure of her lead guitarist -- a certain Julian Casablancas doppelganger who sought opportunities ... More >>
Photo by Erik HessWhile the rest of us slept last night, tucked away warm in our beds, Mark Mallman continued laboring away during the first overnight lap of his Marathon 3, which continues through Sunday.We're picking up where we left off last night to find out how the Marathon is going so far - ... More >>
So here's the problem: When you say you'll review the show that's starting in the Entry at 9:30 and you've been drinking in the Main Room since 7.
P.O.S. hits First Avenue and releases a new music video, Har Mar Superstar plays Late Night, Solid Gold release a new song & Owl City tops Billboard.
Never underestimate the power of a teenage girl
The upstart local label is an imprint of Afternoon Records, and is headed by young local musicians Shane Vader and Clara Salyer.