Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. A premiere of Van Stee's brand new music video launches this week. We've also got new clips from Coastal Cabins, Pieta Brown, Dwell & the Shape Ship, and Choral Reefr. W ... More >>
Finally! The weather is starting to catch up with the time of year. Just in time for Northeast's annual celebration, Art-A-Whirl. Featuring creative works from all over Minneapolis, the 331 club will be hosting local favorites such as Gospel Gossip, Carroll, Prissy Clerks, Crimes and more. Minneapol ... More >>
Will the real Josh Tillman please stand up? Artists are constantly evolving with new albums, but some give up their personas altogether. Josh Tillman, formerly of Fleet Foxes and J. Tillman, and currently performing under Father John Misty, is of the latter. Father John Misty manifested from Josh ge ... More >>
So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>
Who knew that Adele would be the (temporary) savior of the music industry? Buoyed by the 5.82 million copies of Adele's 21 sold in America this past year, album sales for 2011 in the U.S. rose for the first time since 2004. While physical CD sales fell six percent during the year, a huge incre ... More >>
It's a good thing we waited until the last week of 2011 to publish our final best-album lists, since a few bands managed to eke out stellar releases just this December (the Roots' undun and the Black Keys' El Camino in particular made their way onto a few staffers' lists). With only a few da ... More >>
Justin Vernon is headed for the mainstream with his new LP
May to be released on Plastic Horse Records
The Pretenders' venue changed again, Romana Falls and Le Loup announce TC dates & Zee Avi plays the Current.
Fleet Foxes announce Twin Cities date, Stone Arch Festival lineup announced & win free 10k Lakes Festival tickets.
We examine the possibility in light of the modern, fractured music industry
Next month is gearing up to be a crazy time for live shows. Here's a list to help you plan out a successful Rocktober 2008.