Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. A premiere of the cool new animated video from recent Picked To Click star Breakaway launches this week. We've also got new clips from the Blind Shake and Swami John Ries, B ... More >>
After a two-year break from recording, San Diego indie-rockers the Soft Pack have returned with their new album Strapped. The record's glossy production, complete with synths, horns and dance beats should come as a shock to fans of the punky-garage sound the group had previously been known for. They ... More >>
You're front row, dead center at a show for your favorite band, they've just played your second favorite song, and you can't wait to hear what's next. There's a short pause in between songs--the singer thanks the crowd, the bassist cracks a private joke to the drummer, and meanwhile, in a matter ... More >>
Hot Snakes slither through the indie underground
Trail of Dead revive pure punk energy with Madonna
That's a bigger question than usual in our 1996 new music poll.