From P.O.S. to Prince to Polica, 2012 was a golden year in Minnesota music
Founding Soul Asylum guitarist Dan Murphy has announced his exit from Soul Asylum after three decades with the band. Earlier this week, he issued a statement on the group's website to make his departure official. "I have decided that I will no longer be touring or recording with the band, effective ... More >>
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Release shows at 7th St. Entry and First Avenue
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Longstanding Twin Cities-based supergroup Golden Smog have announced a two-night stand at the Fine Line, Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16. According to a press release from the Fine Line, the performance will feature all of the band's core members: Marc Perlman and Gary Louris (The Jayhawk ... More >>
Photos by Nick WosikaSoul AsylumDecember 17, 2010First Avenue, MinneapolisIt felt like the early '90s at First Avenue again, as a packed crowd awaited the highly anticipated first show by Soul Asylum at the venue since last December. Mysterious percussion and tool noises came from behind the scre ... More >>
Three-fifths of the Jayhawks reunited at the 318 Cafe in Excelsior Saturday night.
Catching up with some of the 'Hawks' most prominent members
The St. Paul church has fought for 20 years to avoid paying for a former member's kids
Karl Mueller, 1963-2005
For a rocker
Local rocker starts the fight of his life--with a party
Life and strife at the beloved Pachyderm Recording Studio
Monarques float on more than hype
Gary Louris and the Jayhawks have soared with introspective songs and rich melodies. Now, with their upbeat new album, Smile, the band is determined to fly up the commercial charts.
Slug's love bug, Kat Bjelland's exorcism, Dave Pirner's throbbing shins: Ten years of local music served on ten great platters.
Minnesota's most beloved rock band sets out to reinvent itself--and discovers itself in the process
The Rank Strangers have terrific--if bizarre--chemistry, a trunkful of hooks, and a singer/songwriter who says he lives "in an Old Testament world." They may be the best local band you've never heard of.