Summer Set Music Festival, Day Two With Girl Talk, Passion Pit, Blackalicious, SBTRKT, Zedd, MaLLy, and Doomtree Somerset, Wisconsin August 10, 2013 Replace the palm trees of Coachella with corn fields, or swap out Lollapalooza's dramatic Chicago skyline backdrop for rolling Wisconsin farmlands, an ... More >>
Marilyn MansonMyth, St. PaulTuesday, July 2, 2013Security held down the large black curtains as fans eagerly await their haunting hero. Suddenly the room went dark. Operatic waltz music began to play over the speakers. A tall, menacing shadow appeared with a mic stand outstretched in one of his gang ... More >>
Fitz & the Tantrums with Saints of Valory and Ivy Levan Varsity Theater, Minneapolis Monday, June 17, 2013 Fitz & the Tantrums could write the textbook entry on how to turn a Monday night show into a party. Flying high on their radio-baiting new album More Than Just a Dream, the band confi ... More >>
In a music scene built around Minnesota nice, it's risky to name your band Haters Club, but the Minneapolis group is spreading their "hate" all over town. The Golden Age of Haters Club is a collection of songs that sit comfortably together, even when they shouldn't. With dynamic beats and abysmal hu ... More >>
Photo by Fairshadow PhotographyThe Twin Cities has a thriving dark music scene. There are local industrial, metal, goth, electronic, and darkwave bands with devoted followings. Ground Zero is where you'll often find them. But this scene has too much boundless creative energy to be contained.
Stockholm-based house DJ Steve Angello is coming to Epic in Minneapolis this Friday night, and we want to send one of our readers to the party for free. Angello, who broke out in 2004 with his remix of Eurythmics "Sweet Dreams," has since blossomed into a producer and owns the label Size Records.
The best of the week's mashups including Korn, ABBA, Iron Maiden, the Monkeys, Lily Allen, White Lies, Salt-n-Pepa, and an authorized Annie Lennox megamix.
The greatest Minnesota-made records of all time
Special absurdity of the media present, ineffability of the aesthetic past edition
They can quote the Constitution and sing "The Star-Spangled Banner." Their ancestors hail from Virginia. Meet the Twin Cities' newest African immigrants.
Over the last 40 years, the Red Lake Warriors have known high hopes, humiliation, and off-court tragedy. Now they're getting ready to make history.
With the Gay 90's breeding discontentment among its namesake patrons, what is queer in clubland?
The 1997 City Pages New Music Poll
Moon's Over Minneapolis: Brother Sun Sister Moon rise in the north
Pet Shop Boys warm up with Bilingual.