See Also: Local Frames: New videos from the Hood Internet, the Pines, Grimes, and more Local Frames: New videos from Poliça, Paper Tiger, Sleep Study, and more Local Frames: New videos from Now, Now, Howler, Bloodnstuff, Astronautalis, and more As the Twin Cities music scene grows, more and more ... More >>
More puppets being naughty
With 2010 coming to a close, we thought it might be a good time to look back and see which Gimme Noise stories garnered the most clicks this year. Numbers don't lie -- from the tragic to the funny to the just plain weird, here are the top 10 posts that drove traffic to our blog in 2010, with link ... More >>
A few weeks ago we wrote about Muja Messiah's new single "Gary Coleman" off his forthcoming mixtape M-16's, and now Muja has dropped a video to accompany his new song. "Has the era of no money and free music liberated something in local rap?" writes Peter Scholtes in the Critics' Picks preview of ... More >>
I was introduced to Muja Messiah when I saw him open for GZA's "Liquid Swords" tour some years ago (two? three?). Expecting so much out of Gary and getting so much from Muja was a complete letdown and lucky surprise in equal turns. Muja's wry and lithe stage presence, crux, and flow haven't y ... More >>
The grimace. That furrowed, beetled brow. The my-tortured-soul-is-being-pricked-by-daggers eyes. The humanity.
Blotter spotlights the week's notably weird happenings
Since we have Al Franken, a former comedian, running for office it wouldn't be that surprising to have another celebrity running against him.
Britney's new show is chaotic for all the wrong reasons
Sinclair Lewis's small-town satire stumbles onstage
Underappreciated hip hoppers the Roots put their sound together on the new album Things Fall Apart