The decade-old phenomenon that was the Postal Service is coming to the Twin Cities later this year. A little while back, the team of Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie) and Jimmy Tamborello (Dntel) announced they'd reform, play some shows, and Give Up would receive a deluxe 10th anniversary reissue in ... More >>
Cue the sound of 1,000 "He's bringing MySpace back" headlines being typed at once: Today Specific Media announced that it is buying MySpace -- the social network we all forgot to log into starting somewhere around the end of 2008 -- and will enlist the help of new stakeholder Justin Timberlake to ... More >>
Who needs friends anyway?
Violin: Local music's killer app
How an upstart record-review site won the animosity—and allegiance—of indie music scenesters and changed the rules for breakout bands. (Ask Tapes 'N Tapes.)
MNSpeak and Fimoculous founder Rex Sorgatz speaks tech trends
Olympic Hopefuls' pop speaks volumes while the Twin Cities' best new band keeps tight-lipped
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We Sang. We Danced. We Set things on Fire. And Sometime after the Bar Closed, We Wrote It All Down for You.
Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard makes amends for all the girls he's loved (and lied to) before