Bucky Rogers, the 24-year-old Montevideo resident accused of plotting a terrorist attack by the FBI, really hates the federal government. On the other hand, he loves the Insane Clown Posse.THE BACKSTORY: FBI says it disrupted Minnesota terror plot [MUGSHOT] Rogers's Facebook profile reveals a young ... More >>
It's impossible to know what you're truly going to get at a Marijuana Deathsquads show. Even the musicians themselves don't know what the end result is going to be within their improvisational electronic excursions, as they adhere to the loose sonic parameters that lead them fitfully into a track wi ... More >>
The #boobment has come to Minnesota... sort of.SEE ALSO: Top 19 anonymous confessions on U of M Facebook page Two Twitter accounts are asking University of Minnesota students to send pictures of their breasts as a way to express their maroon-and-gold pride, or something.
A new Minnesota Twins ad proves that anticipation for the 2013 Major League Baseball season and the snow still lingering on the ground don't have to be mutually exclusive. Anyone who needs something to interrupt the perpetual grumbling about winter should immediately check out this love letter to ou ... More >>
Twin sisters Tegan and Sara Quin's underground following has gone quite overground during the past few years. If you know their music, you probably consume it with rabid satisfaction. On their new album, Heartthrob, the two channel '80s synth pop and bring a dance vibe to their indie-rock aesthetic. ... More >>
To its credit, the Mankato Free Press is having fun with yesterday's unfortunate "Rapefruit" gaffe.SEE ALSO: Today's Mankato Free Press ran story about "Rapefruit" on cover of food section [IMAGE] In an editorial published last night, the paper promises, "Next time, we'll just use the G."
Meg Brown was working at BKV Group's office at 222 North Second Street yesterday afternoon when she just happened to film the beginning of yesterday's North Loop electrical fire. She later uploaded the video to Facebook.SEE ALSO: Broken North Loop water main was installed in 1891 and looks like it [ ... More >>
Snowden with Story of the Sea Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis Monday, February 25, 2013"Long time no see, Minneapolis!" Snowden's lead singer/guitarist (and sole constant member), Jordan Jeffares exclaimed. The now three-piece band got Monday night going with "Black Eyes" from their moody, atmo ... More >>
On a day that was heavy on Adrian "Nine Yards, What?" Peterson news, there were some local music tidbits that slid into the Minnesota Vikings' 37-34 defeat of the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. Both Nicholas "The Feelin'" David Mrozinski, who recently finished third on NBC's The Voice, and area countr ... More >>
By Ben Westhoff Each week in our print editions and every day on our blogs, the 13 Voice Media Group papers feature some of the best music writing in the country. That's why we're excited to announce the winners of our first VMG music writing awards. The honor goes to the authors of one blog post ... More >>
Earlier today, the Minnesota Gophers published a series of photos on its Facebook page of mascot Goldy's wide-ranging Halloween costume selections, most of which being pretty tame: Super Mario, Aladdin, a pirate. But one clearly stands out among the others in the album: Goldy dressed as Batman: The ... More >>
Even though Steve Rosborough has moved his eclectically awesome indie record label, Moon Glyph, from Minneapolis to Oakland, that doesn't mean that the cassette/vinyl only imprint will quit focusing on Twin Cities bands. And, as if to prove Rosborough's continuing dedication to the local bands who h ... More >>
By Jason RocheHalloween is the time where it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step inside...
Brother Ali, Atmosphere's Slug, and Dessa top a huge lineup of local hip-hop talent signed on for a voting advocacy show at First Avenue later this month.The show is courtesy of Keith Ellison for Congress, and therefore it'll will be a platform for the local politician to get up and rap a bit himsel ... More >>
The increasingly popular Minnesota Public Radio show Wits has just announced that they will be putting on their first ever fall season of the highly enjoyable comedy-music-conversation program. The well-liked events pair an eclectic mix of talented comedians, actors and musicians along with host Joh ... More >>
As a holiday, Labor Day is rife with contradictions: one works all year to receive a single lousy holiday -- just one fucking day -- celebrating the worker, but that day falls at a spot on the calendar when venturing out anywhere to do anything out of the usual is sado-masochistic at best ... More >>
One of Minneapolis's most stately music venues, Orchestra Hall, is currently getting a much needed modern face-lift, as the exterior of the hall is undergoing a major $50 million renovation that should be finished sometime in 2013. While the changes to the interior and the glorious auditorium itself ... More >>
See Also:Rock The Vine 3 at the Saint Croix Vineyards, 6/09/12Stillwater sure knows how to take advantage of the picturesque surroundings of their city when they put on a music festival. After the highly enjoyable Rock The Vine event held at Saint Croix Vineyards earlier this summer, now Stillwater ... More >>
The Minnesota Timberwolves really want to portray themselves as a multi-dimensional bunch, especially when it comes to their music consumption. This was already applied when a good portion of the team agreed to be filmed listening to the 'N Sync hit "Tearin' Up My Heart" last month.Now, this conc ... More >>
How would you like a double scoop of vodka, blueberry, and basil ice cream? What about a small dish of luscious goat cheese ice cream spiked with black pepper grape syrup, studded with salty, crispy pita chips? The FrozBroz can hook you up. Erik Powers and Ben Solberg began their new enterprise a ... More >>
Doomtree's tour stop in New York nearly got uprooted last week when a 106-year-old pipe burst on the street where their performance was supposed to take place. Although their show was two days after the flooding, Bowery Ballroom was still without proper running water on Thursday, and a four-hour ... More >>
Photo by Reed FischerDr. DogFirst Avenue, MinneapolisFebruary 17, 2012Dr. Dog turned the Mainroom stage into their own cozy living room Friday night at a sold-out First Avenue. They decorated their immediate surroundings with numerous lamps, afghans, and other random comforts of home including ... More >>
No one should be particularly shocked that the 2012 Bonnaroo lineup circulating yesterday that we thought was fake turned out to be... fake.Today, however, the real deal emerges. And, aside from the notable absence of Prince (and Corrosion of Conformity), the thing is still remarkably similar to ... More >>
LeonardCohen.comA guitar case can hold more meaning than a box of chocolates.Valentine's Day is approaching like a row of fresh-blooming tulips, a wall of menacing storm clouds, or a bit of both. This greeting card holiday always has musical implications, and the state of the love song is as com ... More >>
Last month, the Honeydogs frontman Adam Levy shared the heartbreaking news of his 21-year-old son Daniel's passing after a lengthy battle with mental illness. The community response has been enormous, and for that Levy's family has expressed gratitude. Although there was already a memorial servic ... More >>
Courtesy of Modern Times FacebookAs we reported earlier this month, Modern Times Cafe, a new addition to south Minneapolis's food and coffee options, opened with plans to offer an affordable menu friendly to vegans, vegetarians, and carnivores alike. Does the restaurant deliver? The Hot Dish ... More >>
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Photo via Lily The Black Bear/FacebookLily gave birth in January before a live Internet audienceHope, the cub born to Lily the black bear while millions of viewers watched live via online video, hasn't been seen since since Friday. She's feared dead, say researchers at the North American Bear ... More >>
Here's the list, organized in alphabetical order by party affiliation. It's a work in progress.
While some art is created to spark controversy, we don't think that was Cult Status Gallery's intention when it commissioned an exterior mural by awesome local artist Deuce Seven. Although the project was green-lit by the building's owners, there have been complaints from other tenants uncomforta ... More >>
Locked down because we're under fire from Down Under?
Dates with a senator-elect's daughter. Busted by the FBI. The former University of Minnesota-Morris student gets around.
One good thing to come out of the Viking's epic defeat...
The new five-track disc is streaming for free online.
In case you were frolicking on a tropical beach last week, here's what you missed:
According to the Kansas City Star, Bono, 21, was shot in the back and had injuries to her face. She was going to deploy to Iraq next month.
And it also breaks down how much top Tweeters make in a year. Hint: it's not much.
Is Facebook over? New York Times says yes, but we're not buying it.
Facebooking library geeks are screaming for ice cream flavors Li-Berry Pie, Gooey Decimal System, and more!
The local mobile kitchen is making headway using social media and tweeting about their treats.
A local magazine that throws a spotlight on humanitarian workers in far flung corners of the world is finding out through social media that it has a lot of supporters closer to home.
Thursday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
A 20-year-old Wisconsin man was arrested after his ex-girlfriend reported a photo posted on Facebook that showed him holding a shotgun. His domestic abuse restraining order doesn't allow him to possess a firearm.
Target is giving their fans the ability to help pick where the company's charitable donations go for one week. The Facebook votes will directly correlate to the company's division of the $3 million in donations.
In a brief and ominous Facebook update, the 30-year-old importer and retailer of multi-cultural merchandise announces its grand closing.
Casual robbers, Facebook blackmailers, pet killers, lesbian beaters, and a religious leader accused of hiding a corpse on a toilet. Can Minnesota top that? Never.
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