Eight important local LGBT leaders
After six years, three full-lengths, and two European tours, Gay Beast has announced an "indefinite hiatus" following the departure of keyboardist/saxophone/vocalist Dan Luedtke. Earlier this spring, Gay Beast recently released To Smithereens on Skin Graft Records.
Danimal is an artist in every sense
Photo by Sean SmudaWednesday is a big day here at Gimme Noise headquarters, as the print edition of City Pages hits the stands and we send our latest music articles out into the world. Here's a wrap-up of what you can find in this week's issue:
Stacy SchwartzAs the Fringe Festival raged on and hundreds of thousands of suburbanites descended upon Minneapolis hungry for seaside landscape paintings and pottery art at the three major art fairs, other people were doing other things. And it was awesome. This weekend was filled with alterna ... More >>
We wrote last week, somewhat frantically, about a massive, odd, and beautiful-sounding art parade and equally lovely-sounding show, organized and curated by Gay Beast's Dan Luedtke and Brute Heart's Jackie Beckey. We were so excited about it we asked Mr. Luedtke to give us a little more informati ... More >>
Group talks personal politics, strategies for change
Gay Beast make bedroom music for geometric forms
This one goes to 11!
Gay Beast fulfill both sides of their name