Wye Oak With Braids Fine Line Music Cafe, Minneapolis May 15, 2014 Wye Oak frontwoman Jenn Wasner has mastered the guitar and has moved on to her next musical challenge. After experimenting with glossy electro-pop with her side-projects, Flock of Dimes and Dungeonesse, Wasner convinced her Wye Oak ... More >>
The media blitz for Polica's second album is in full swing this week. Today, the group dropped a new single from the forthcoming Shulamith, which is due October 22 via Mom Pop.Much like the earlier song, "Tiff" featuring Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, "Chain My Name" is aggressive. The difference, howe ... More >>
There's a bit of a chill outside as Gimme Noise meets up with Korda Records' Allison Labonne outside the Walker Art Center. We'll be drinking buddies at the Walker's Gather restaurant for the afternoon, and we'll discuss the multiple musical projects Allison and her friends are currently working on ... More >>
Related:Top 20 best Minnesota songsTop 20 best Minnesota musiciansFirst Avenue's 20 best concertsFirst Avenue's 20 best concerts: Readers' picksFor all of the impressive songsmiths penning grand lyrics and melodies inspired by our fair Minnesota, there are nearly as many embarrassing clunkers doing ... More >>
First he was a villain, then a rogue, then a murderer; then in evasion and invisibility, Osama Bin Laden became legendary, even mythical, like a unicorn, or Carmen Sandiego. Where in the world was he? What were the chances that we'd ever bring him to account, that we'd smoke him out of his hole? ... More >>
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