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.
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 >>