Prince's shows tonight at the Dakota, his last of these "open rehearsal" concerts, are advertised on the Dakota's website with four simple words (and extra punctuation): "Surprise!! (don't miss this!)." These shows sold out in scant minutes and there was almost a Pavlovian willingness to fork over l ... More >>
By Rob ShererJane's AddictionWith Black Box RevelationThe Brick, Minneapolis Monday, March 19, 2012View a slideshow from the concert here. Growing pains were on display last night as a new concert venue in Minneapolis made its debut and familiar faces from Los Angeles kept the party going. Th ... More >>
Photo by Kii ArensIf you're like me, you can grow weary of singer/songwriters. Besides maybe a handful, each one seems as replaceable as the next, strumming lazily the same chords you've heard hundreds of times, laying out the same feelings every one has like it's some sort of inner-struggle gos ... More >>
Holiday weeks are hell on columns like this one. Not because nothing happens, but because nobody's around to report on what's happening. In any event, here's what we were able to find out about what went down while we were hanging Christmas lights, getting sick, and stuffing ourselves full of tur ... More >>
MTV attacks family values—one marriage at a time
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It Didn't Start with Babes in Toyland: A Short and Eccentric History of Women in Local Music, 1931-Present
Five crappy best-ofs, one preachy live disc, and a partridge in a pear tree