Never doubt the power of the Walker Art Center to bring together one of the most intriguing assortments of performance art in the region. The gallery's 2013-14 season is no exception.Some of the highlights among the music performances include a collaboration between filmmaker Sam Green and indie roc ... More >>
Sometimes an individual passage can sum up an entire interview -- or can take on a life of its own that fits absolutely nowhere. In 2012, plenty of artists took the time to speak to Gimme Noise, and one of them was notably incensed that a place serving food that a person would ideally like to keep i ... More >>
Longevity is an elusive eel that is difficult for bands to grasp. Together since 1994, Deerhoof have been able to find something unique that most bands have not been able to discover. Maybe that uniqueness comes from a single person -- drummer Greg Saunier certainly is unique. Long in prose, the mus ... More >>
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Highlights from Gimme Noise's recent trek to the festival
Photos by Erik HessYou know it's time for SXSW to be over when even a Yoko Ono show is full of pushy, angry people and there's a riot happening just outside. The iconic professor of peace did her best to reach out to the tired audience, peering out over a pair of dark oval sunglasses to peer ... More >>
Art-rock quartet Deerhoof have made a semi-brilliant career out of atom-smashing together genres, gene-splicing musical tropes, and generally just being way more interesting than most of their peers. And since they're playing the Triple Rock Social Club tonight, Gimme Noise figured this would be ... More >>
So a federal judge shut peer-to-peer service LimeWire down. So fucking what? Suck it up. Join eMusic. Spring for an iTunes gift card. Patronize your local mom 'n' pops while you still can, or cruise the shrinking Best Buy/Wal-Mart music sections.
Photos by Adam BubolzWHY?/Deerhoof June 26, 2010 First Avenue Two Bay-area bands with tight ties (so much so that they even work each others merch table) but disparate sounds rolled through Minneapolis along with the stormy weather on Saturday night, as both Deerhoof and WHY? delivered rousing a ... More >>
Critics' Picks for this week
The former frontman-turned-solo artist plays with Why? this weekend
Tom Loftus and Peter Mielech still manning local label and website
Hard-working, hard-touring musician has never quite made the big time —and that's fine with him
The low-profile local is prepared to make a splash nationally
The songs we can't escape
October 2; Walker Art Center; 612.375.7600.
Spiritual musicians lead their followers to the boat
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