The twisted, lo-fi rock of Neutral Milk Hotel is about to get its most widespread live dissemination as Jeff Mangum's band will reuinite for several months of touring starting later this year. A band known for its neutrality -- a good 15 years worth -- has dates scheduled between October and June of ... More >>
The legendary sludge-punk metal band the Melvins return to Grumpy's Downtown Minneapolis, making their 15th stop in as many days! They'll perform in the lot out behind the establishment, as the Minnesota stop on a 50 states (plus Washington D.C.) in 51 days tour. If completed, it would put the band ... More >>
As the Doomtree crew are all getting psyched for their sprawling 2-month-long U.S. tour which starts tomorrow night, they dropped a lighthearted, no-frills video for "Bangarang," one of the most rousing tracks on their recent No Kings album. The clip features all the members of the Doomtree colle ... More >>
The zombie apocalypse might very well begin in Des Moines, IA. I can see em all now, loping out of the cornfield, eyes glaring like lost Wal-Mart dads. This guy at the show the night before claimed Iowa to have the highest level of radon in America. In the morning Aaron Lemay was watching Shaun ... More >>
The drive from Tulsa into Kansas City, Missouri was incredibly welcoming. The Midwest greeted me with rolling green hills, trees that don't have barbs or thorns, pop, goulash, and lemon bars from Barb's Pot Luck at Sweet Jesus Lutheran Church.
Photo by Stacy SchwartzIt's going to be a constructive summer for rising locals Peter Wolf Crier, whose debut album, Inter-Be, will be re-released by Jagjaguwar later this month. The duo has a CD-release show at the Turf Club on May 21, followed by a massive tour that will take them across the Mi ... More >>
Photo by Darin BackIt's been a busy spring for Peter Wolf Crier, and things are only going to get busier for the rising local two-piece's Peter Pisano and Brian Moen. The new Jagjaguwar signees will be re-releasing their debut album, Inter-Be, next month with a CD-release show at the Turf Club on ... More >>
Rising rap star Slug is a master at putting words in order. Now why won't his life fall into place?
On Tales of a Traveler, Blue Mountain trade their twang for a modern country roar