Deltron 3030 with Kid Koala First Avenue, Minneapolis Sunday, October 20, 2013 After seven years of teasers, small leaks, and label delays, it's two-thousand-thirteen, and the new Deltron 3030 record finally dropped. Like a long awaited sequel to a beloved cult film, Event II provoked a whole spect ... More >>
Grammy award-winning hip-hop producer Prince Paul is known as much for his material with De La Soul, Handsome Boy Modeling School and Gravediggaz as he is for being kind of a jokester. So when Paul's people hit me up about his new "Negroes On Ice" project and were vague in their description ... More >>
For this edition of "Five Songs About," we decided to double our pleasure. Christmas is a special time of year, and we found way too much here (and way too little we could justify leaving out) -- so you get 10 songs for the same low, low price. Moreover, we tried to go a little further off the bea ... More >>
Danger Mouse brings the hip, Cee-Lo Brings the hop: Introducing Gnarls Barkley
*Rock critic and CP contributor Greil Marcus reads from his latest book, Like a Rolling Stone, at Bound to be Read in St. Paul tonight. *The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival continues all weekend, with 18 films playing throughout the Twin Cites. *And R&B/ hip-hop duo (featuring Princ ... More >>
Blur's musical diaspora: Beyond the waterloo sunset, Africa!
Cornershop's boundary-busting new album recolonizes Brit pop.