There's only a few albums in the world that transcend any scene or genre, and build a following in their own, distinct shadows. It's powerful, and it's mostly good, but sometimes the greatest albums of all time can turn good, solid people into an absolutely insufferable demographic. You know what I' ... More >>
Makes No Sense At All captures the visions, ramblings, and memories of Chris Strouth, a Twin Cities-bred master of music, film, and everything else.I have waited for a very long time for an Adam Ant show that I can actually go to, and Sunday represents just that. I have written in these pixels b ... More >>
M. WardFirst Avenue, MinneapolisMay 24, 2012M. Ward took his fans on a tour up and down the radio dial, both past and present, during his vibrant 90-minute set at First Avenue. His classic, timeless songs as well as some choice, spirited covers were filled out by a cracking four-piece band alongs ... More >>
"Works for Words" with Jeremy Messersmith, Chris Koza, Dessa, Aby Wolf, Lucy Michelle, Brian TigheApril 9, 2011Fitzgerald Theater, St. PaulI've said this before, but it's something that bears repeating: Last month, coming down off the rush of seeing 60 Minnesota bands take over Austin, Texas for SX ... More >>
Wilco, Neko Case and the Tragically Hip announce TC dates & new Brother Ali and Muja Messiah.
Charlie Parr visits the Current, the police mess with Dylan in NJ & new Ambassador Gun.
It was clear what endeared Johnston to an attentive audience at First Avenue: His honesty.
Rolling Stone give Owl City big props, Pete Yorn performs for The Current & footage of Chickenfoot at the Myth.
Johnston will play tomorrow night, with locals Knife World as his backing band.
News on Brother Ali's forthcoming release, Tapes 'n Tapes announce intimate dates, Daniel Johnston to return to Minneapolis & next week's best new releases.
And you'll never guess what--our own Knife World is his backing band.
Sunny Day Real Estate, Dinosaur Jr. & Daniel Johnston schedule TC dates & Phoenix plays the Current.
When Baby Dee sings, her crimson coiffure bounces and flops--she's a Tin Pan Alley tranny trading in theatrical bombast and campy corniness. At the Bryant Lake Bowl theater, her hair projects the emotions her face cannot, for she is playing a piano with an upright cabinet and looking only into its v ... More >>
Only Eight Years Old, Sound Unseen Shrinks for ’07, But Still Puts on the Ritz
Seekers of the sublime find the familiar in new Tom Waits multi-disc release
Spiritual musicians lead their followers to the boat
...the scene is now
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