David Thomas

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    RIP Laura Kennedy of Bush Tetras

    ‚ÄčLaura Kennedy, the original bassist and co-founder of seminal no wave band Bush Tetras who has spent the past 12 years living in Minneapolis, passed away on Monday afternoon. 

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2006

    City Planner: Weekend Edition (11/25-26)

    David Thomas is enough of an artist that I believe him when he writes that the title of Pere Ubu's new Why I Hate Women (Smog Veil) came to him as an imagined Jim Thompson novel, and that "knowing what would lay ahead, I was not happy. Weeks went by as I searched in vain for an alternative. ... More >>

  • News

    June 8, 2005

    Minnesota's Fifty Greatest Hits

    The greatest Minnesota-made records of all time

  • Music

    November 26, 2003

    Tomb Raider

    Before Pere Ubu, before the Dead Boys, there was Cleveland's Rocket From the Tombs

  • Music

    June 4, 2003

    Real Life Rock Top 10

    David Thomas channels the ghosts of Edward Hopper, Orson Welles, and his own past

  • Arts

    September 5, 2001

    This is Hardcore

    It made less history than '77 punk. It sold fewer records than Nirvana. But the suburban rebellion of Eighties America found its own potent way to say no.

  • Music

    August 5, 1998
  • News

    June 10, 1998

    Band Stand

    35 concerts to soundtrack your summer.

  • Music

    April 8, 1998
  • Music

    August 21, 1996