Twin Cities musician, sound engineer, and devoted family man Andrew Richardson has died. He was 36. The longtime ZVEX Effects employee was reported missing by his wife Marisa "Moe" Richardson, and his body was found the next day. Born February 24, 1978, Richardson grew up in Minnetonka, and moved ... More >>
It's a damn shame Curt Flood didn't live to see this moment: Mighty Clyde and Vicious Lee are back to rock the mic. Three and a half years after a farewell show at the departed 501 Club, the hip-hop duo MC/VL are dusting off their old-school rhymes -- filled with braggadocio and name-drops of Twin C ... More >>
The twisted, lo-fi rock of Neutral Milk Hotel is about to get its most widespread live dissemination as Jeff Mangum's band will reuinite for several months of touring starting later this year. A band known for its neutrality -- a good 15 years worth -- has dates scheduled between October and June of ... More >>
After hundreds of ballots and votes, the best of the best new bands have been chosen
Sad news today as the Minnesota music community has lost a part of its recording history with the accidental death of former Pachyderm Studio owner Matt Mueller. He was 42.City Pages writer David Hansen got up close and personal with the Mueller, a man of many visions, for a 2009 cover story, "Pachy ... More >>
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Pink Mink lead the pack in our 20th annual best-new-bands poll
Festival kicks off its 28th year in the Twin Cities
So long, Old Dog.
Paying homage to those who speak the language of creativity
Head down to the Uptown tonight to pay your respects to the bar.
Two randomly chosen words. One Myspace music search. The result? Dice Gamez-- a defunct metal outfit from Medofrd, New York.
Local songs spun on today's Mischke broadcast.
We tell you what songs are thrilling us right now. And yes, there are 9 of 'em. Listen here.
The time has come to purify our hearts and minds of the guilty pleasures in our iPods. You could be next.
Check out these cool art gigs as part of the northeast art festival.
It seems natural to want to root for Britney, but there was something tragic about her performance Friday night.
Join the conversation with TD Mischke on today's 'In The Stream' live from 2 p.m.- 4p.m.
News and notes from the City Pages music blog
Read supplemental material from this week's cover story on black sheep broadcaster T. D. Mischke, including ins ... More >>
In anticipation of Girl Talk's show tonight at First Avenue, Gimme Noise cooks up its own amusing mash-up titles.
A guide for taking the guesswork out of MSPIFF
Profiles of the local film community
We identify the most interesting, influential and inimitable artists of 2007.
Gospel Gossip at the Triple Rock, among other events.
MC/VL hit the sweet spot between rapping with a sense of humor and rapping as a joke
At the Minnesota Fringe Festival