After eight years, the alt-country group get back together in Minneapolis for The Strangest Light
Polls and punditry for the best new bands in town
The Ashtray Hearts find music in a Minneapolis apartment
Computer wizards leave their bedrooms, rappers reach the stage, and the Mason Jennings Band creates the bar buzz of the decade. In the ninth annual City Pages New Music Poll, 60 local music fans pick the bands that made the biggest noise.
It's an odd, autonomous, anomalous year for the 1998 City Pages New Music Poll.