• Blogs

    February 17, 2014

    Best Twin Cities music photographers 2014 finalist: Kasey Jean Noll

    In the coming days, Gimme Noise will profile the 20 finalists in our Twin Cities music photographers 2014 showcase. Kasey Jean Noll has been toiling away in photo pits since her college days, and has since built a business around her passion. Her work has appeared in several publications in the reg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    Jeremy Messersmith releases "Tourniquet" from Glassnote Records debut

    Today, Jeremy Messersmith joins the elite company of Marilyn Manson and Evanescence with a song called "Tourniquet." While the charming local singer's song doesn't employ quite the same level of overt angst as the other two, this new single is a definite departure.After this champion of marriage equ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    Seether's John Humphrey talks about tonight's show at the Fair

    ​Chances are if you've turned on 93X here in Minneapolis, you've been privy to hearing the meticulously angry sounds of Seether. Not to say there's anything wrong with a solid dose of sculpted alternative-metal. The band of over 10 years has soldiered on through the post-grunge age and managed to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    Gastro Non Grata at First Avenue, 6/27/10

    Photo by Nikki Miller​Gastro Non Grata June 27, 2010 First Avenue Last night in the First Avenue Mainroom, 7th Street Entry and Record Room, Gastro Non Grata pulled off a pretty freakin' incredible feat: assemble three rooms full of hungry music fans and present to them nine bands, three DJs, ... More >>

  • Music

    May 19, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Hammers of Misfortune and Slough Feg to thrash the Turf

    Dust off your fancy speckled twenty-sided die and spend a few minutes exercising your devil horns--it's metal week at the Turf Club.

  • Music

    December 27, 2006

    2006—the Year the Superstar DJ Died

    Dinosaurs rule the dance floors no more

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2006
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    October 14, 2006

    City Planner: Weekend Edition (10/14-15)

    Beirut is a 10-piece orkestar from Albuquerque, fronted by Zach Condon, a precocious 19-year-old dude with a milky Stephen Merritt voice and a serious Balkan brass fixation. Fans of Devotcha, Neutral Milk Hotel, the Magnetic Fields, et a ... More >>

  • Arts

    September 22, 2004

    More Talk, Less Rock

    Gabbing about quasi-Christian orgasms and R&B booty reduction with the music critic hosts of Garrison Keillor's newest brainchild, Pop Vultures

  • Music

    March 3, 2004

    Real Life Rock Top 10

    American musical taste gets bland; Robert McNamara gets angry; the President gets naked

  • Books

    October 8, 2003

    Son of a Preacher Man

    Mark Curtis Anderson's '70s memoir looks at what happened when white evangelicals first embraced the devil's music