Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week begins with a "reel" lovely new video from John Mark Nelson. We've also got clips from Teenage Strangler, Matt Hires, Gospel Machine, Freddy Fresh, and Forest Haze ... More >>
Soundset 2014 is this Sunday! The yearly pilgrimage to Canterbury is always a busy day of music and camaraderie, and last year's crowd was the biggest yet at about 30,000 attendees. The key to the most complete experience possible is a good schedule. Rhymesayers teamed up with the Nerdery to make pl ... More >>
The weekly college radio show Some Assembly Required has been quietly peeling away at their broad mandate ("the creative reuse of fragments of recorded sound") since 1999, interviewing dozens of keystone artists, approaching the artistic angles of copyright and appropriation in the midst of "th ... More >>
It's almost that time, bass fanatics. Woody McBride's second takeover of First Avenue in six months goes down in just one week. Next Friday, more than 60 DJs will descend upon the club and play some of the funkiest, ear-splitting, heavens-opening tracks known (or not known) to man for nearly 10 ho ... More >>
The best of the best music events for December 31.
Screw that $100 cover charge. These parties are free.
Get out there and have some fun, leave your wallet behind.
Eyedea & Abilities release new music video, an update on Har Mar Superstar's forthcoming album & next week's best new releases.
Mastodon, Deathklok and Shonen Knife announce TC dates, and new Har Mar Superstar.
The untold story of local hip hop: 1981 to 1996
Freddy Fresh's list of every old-school rap record ever made