There's a glut of hip-hop coming out of the Twin Cities, and it can be a lot to try to digest. In the spirit of the Gimme Noise Mixtape series that ran on this blog, we now present to you a more focused album roundup, selecting recently released albums by local rappers that deserve recognition. Welc ... More >>
Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. Ahead of Low's highly anticipated show at the Fitzgerald this Saturday night, an intimate la Blogotheque live performance from Paris by Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker leads t ... More >>
See Also:Talib Kweli to headline Hip-Hop Harambee Block PartyA staggering amount of quality hip-hop acts will congregate in the Nomad World Pub's parking lot this Saturday for the much anticipated Hip Hop Harambee. It's advisable to arrive early to catch the innovative duo Up Rock, comprised of Digi ... More >>
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Jack Mathews at the New York Daily News has the scoop on the current re-release of Major Dundee, Sam "The Wild Bunch" Peckinpah's butchered 1965 film starring Charlton Heston and Richard Harris. If you remember liking the original version but feeling that there was something missing from it, you we ... More >>
Underappreciated hip hoppers the Roots put their sound together on the new album Things Fall Apart