Ed Sullivan

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    What it's actually like to perform on David Letterman

    When Jeremy Messersmith was invited to play Late Show with David Letterman recently, he brought his 10-piece band along with him to perform Heart Murmurs standout "Bubblin'" to its largest audience yet. Gimme Noise asked Messersmith's guitarist Brian Tighe (The Starfolk/The Owls/The Hang Ups) to ke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2014

    10 reasons Juggalos are better than you

    Life sucks. There is a multitude of reasons why, and no one has come to terms with this inescapable truth better than Juggalos. Zen masters of nihilism and partying, they have become unquestionable experts at finding creative ways to cope with the unrelenting pain of reality.

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Imagine Dragons at Xcel Energy Center, 3/12/14

    Imagine Dragons With the Naked and Famous and Nico Vega Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul March 12, 2014 There are few shows throughout rock history that have changed the face of music as we know it. The Beatles infamous appearance on Ed Sullivan. The Rolling Stones at Altamont. Hendrix at Woodstock. F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2013

    How the Terminal Bar neither evolved nor died

    Makes No Sense At All captures the visions, ramblings, and memories of Chris Strouth, a Twin Cities-bred master of music, film, and everything else.There is nothing cool about the Terminal Bar. It's dingy, it's dirty, it's where you can get a stiff drink at a reasonable price and up until about tw ... More >>

  • Movies

    May 29, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    Mound Westonka principal says Harlem Shake video contained inappropriate "hip-thrusting"

    Mound Westonka High School Principal Keith Randklev may have been cryogenically frozen while watching Elvis perform on the Ed Sullivan Show in the 1950s and then thawed sometime recently, because here's what he said yesterday when asked about why a group of students were suspended for shooting a see ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2013

    My mom reviews Pitchfork's top tracks of 2012

    By Justin BakerWe just wrapped another year of wall-to-wall critics' lists, and the Pitchfork staff provided a carefully curated subset of hip music of last year. How does this music sit with the rest of the population? To  partly answer that question, we asked someone untainted by current musi ... More >>

  • Music

    January 12, 2011

    Beatles expert Jim Berkenstadt is a rock 'n' roll detective

    The band hired him to piece together their story

  • News

    January 27, 2010

    Haze reunites over funky mystery record

    Discarded album revives forgotten chapter of Minneapolis music history

  • Calendar

    January 6, 2010
  • Music

    June 15, 2005

    The Slats at the 7th Street Entry

    Iowa transplants offer sugary melodies covered in salty feedback

  • Arts

    April 13, 2005

    Linger Awhile

    Larry Malmberg's 60-plus years as Minnesota's Accordion King

  • Arts

    March 27, 2002

    Lost in Yonkers

    A tour through the life of musical maven Michael Yonkers makes some strange stops in toy engineering, modern dance, and physical therapy

  • Music

    October 24, 2001

    Brotherly Love

    The world is hell, but relax, baby: The Isley Brothers are still here

  • Music

    November 8, 2000

    Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood

    The Hidden Chord channel a playfully nasty attitude into a new take on an old sound

  • Arts

    November 3, 1999

    The Jazz Dancer

    Danny Buraczeski has choreographed a surprising journey from the coal country of pennsylvania to a successful dance career.

  • Music

    October 14, 1998

    Birdland Revisited

    Thirty-five years ago teen rock like the Trashmen's "Surfin' Bird" caught a wave across the prairies--and rode it into adulthood

  • Books

    October 15, 1997

    The Dustbin of History

    Despite its massive cast, hefty page count, and outsized ambitions, Don DeLillo's Underworld manages to underwhelm.