Sylvan Esso are zipping down the interstate toward New York City in a Prius. There, vocalist Amelia Meath and beatmaker Nicholas Sanborn will perform on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon with the Roots' bandleader ?uestlove adding live drums. They opt for "Coffee," a glitchy, bells-strewn track with a co ... More >>
It might seem a bit anachronistic in the age of the cloud, but Tree Blood have really kicked the door in on the Twin Cities indie and punk communities thanks to their hand-to-hand DIY practices. Starting with an intriguing (and award-winning) name and a challenging two-piece setup, the duo of guitar ... More >>
Allan Kingdom doesn't quit. Less than a week after dropping his first full-length album, Future Memoirs (produced primarily by Kingdom, with help from Jonathan Kaslow and Plain Pat of Kid Cudi fame) he was on his way to Canada to record with the Standard, his supergroup with St. Paul's Psymun, Spook ... More >>
Why not treat yourself to something extra on July 26? The 10 Thousand Sounds VIP experience will do just that. A powerful lineup led by Polica can be just the beginning of a day rich in comforts and delights. For a few dollars more, the festival can be enhanced by unlimited pizza and noodles, an ex ... More >>
The second annual City Pages 10 Thousand Sound Festival is just a few weeks away. On Saturday, July 26, Polica's only local gig of the year will lead a talented and diverse lineup of some of our favorite acts of recent memory.Joining them will be the experimental synth-pop of Sylvan Esso, Twin Citie ... More >>
The second annual City Pages 10 Thousand Sounds Festival lineup is here! Our day of music, food, beverages, and companionship returns to downtown Minneapolis on Saturday, July 26. Just the other day, members of the local media wondered when Poliça would make their live return in Minneapolis to mar ... More >>
Christian Ponder's tenure as Vikings quarterback is likely to come to a close no later than the end of this season, so you can imagine what people started thinking when they read this tweet from Star Tribune sports columnist Chip Scoggins:Christian Ponder put his house on Tonka Bay on the market yes ... More >>
The Country Bar, a Lyn-Lake institution for about two decades, is for sale.Reached for comment this afternoon, owner Mike Wagner said he's "looking to get out of the business" and selling Country Bar's "name and assets."
A bigger, badder Barrio?
Photo:loop ohThe Bunge family leaves home.So attorney Adam Bunge and his wife Sarah, a Lutheran pastor, jet off for a working holiday in London, and put their Maple Grove home up for sale while they're away. They figure their broker, Steven Skar, will prep the house for market and get them a ... More >>
Anyone on the market for a $7.8 million home? We didn't think so. But if you are, you can possibly bask in the Ponzi glory of local businessman Tom Petters.
Taxpayers spent $65,000 to demolish the old Victorian at 1816 15th Ave. S. A buyer wanted to invest at least that much to fix it up. Make sense? You bet, says the Minneapolis Community Development Agency.