Galvanic punks Sweet J.A.P. split up last year, but their members have remained friends and found love in a handful of new bands
The greatest Minnesota-made records of all time
The early years of Scritti Politti's chameleonic career
To those who have recently begun to rock, we salute you
Franz Ferdinand make music that girls (and winking rock stars) can dance to
Good taste and sobriety go down fighting at the music party of the year
The Very Best Albums of 2003
The Rapture may not mean the end of the world, but the end of the moment is upon them
Between pop culture combat and a dance floor nuclear war, Metric draw their line in the sand
Tora! Tora! Torrance!: Sexing you up before you can say "rock 'n' roll"
The Year's Best National Albums (A Wholly Objective and Statistically Sound List)
A Tigerbeat6 showcase trades old blips and bloops for Cex, numbers, and stars as eyes
After a 19-year hiatus, punk legends Mission of Burma reach for their revolver again
The music of Lightning Bolt and Erase Errata speaks volumes
Will this be the article that convinces you End Transmission rock out? Yes, it is.
Postpunk rallies against Giuliani's legacy
A roundup of unusual sounds
Musicians and critics discuss their favorite aural aphrodisiacs
The idea of Harrington getting his fans to kiss him mid-performance is somewhat disquieting. Tom Jones he's not.
Learning to love like Yo La Tengo
Does Rage stir the revolution--or provide the soundtrack for the next white riot?
Local punks the Misfires make a case that the youthful basement circuit is still the place to be
Computer wizards leave their bedrooms, rappers reach the stage, and the Mason Jennings Band creates the bar buzz of the decade. In the ninth annual City Pages New Music Poll, 60 local music fans pick the bands that made the biggest noise.