Edwyn Collins

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2014

    The Black Keys at Target Center, 10/24/14

    The Black Keys with Jake Bugg Target Center, Minneapolis Friday, October 24, 2014 Now would be an easy time to take potshots at the Black Keys. Turn Blue, their big release of the year, was by no means a failure, but the brooding swaths of psychedelia that dominated the album made it a tough sell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Gigamesh's Halloween Mix previews Menergy party (MP3)

    Photo by Ben Grimes​Readying for his debut EP release Halloween weekend at Kitty Cat Klub's "Menergy" monthly dance night, Minneapolis producer Gigamesh whipped up a killer Halloween mix to get us in the mood. This isn't your typical mix stuffed full of tired Halloween themes like "Monster Mash" ( ... More >>

  • Unknown

    May 18, 2005

    "Play the Hits," Hal (from Hal, Rough Trade)

    Sweet-voiced Irish guys dream of stardom, American reviewer cheers from sidelines

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2005

    I'm In Love with That Song: "Play the Hits" by Hal

    These Irishmen, raised in Kiliney, a small town south of Dublin, bliss out to the Beach Boys, the Beatles, Buffalo Springfield, and Harry Nilsson, and have little interest in hiding their influences or saying much of great importance. Which must be why this tune, the highlight of the group's swell d ... More >>

  • Music

    February 20, 2002