Gary Numan Mill City Nights, Minneapolis Sunday, March 30, 2014 Sunday was a complex night of vintage and brand-new songs from an esteemed pioneer of synthesized music, Gary Numan. Like Jesus on the crucifix, Numan gave himself to the audience and to the overwhelming sounds charging from his amplif ... More >>
Gary Numan has influenced an entire generation of musicians and fans with his sound and style. Dave Grohl, Trent Reznor, and Marilyn Manson are among those who proclaim Numan's work as an influence on their own and have recorded cover versions of his old hits. His song "Cars" has made an appearance ... More >>
BattlesOctober 8, 2011Fine Line Music CafeEven by Battles' radical standards, their highly charged performance at the Fine Line Saturday night was an extremely experimental show. The avant-garde New York trio were in a festive and feisty mood (along with everyone else packed into the smal ... More >>
Woe to the weirdos and rock faithful wiling away their hours explaining what a pickup does, or "why that's so expensive," or which synthesizer Gary Numan used. This is for you.
The California festival runs April 16-18.
A jam-packed lineup to keep you sane over the holiday weekend.
Doesn't have the same zing as playing Bon Jovi songs as Kurt Cobain, but it's something.
In honor of synthesizer pioneer Bob Moog, who died on Sunday, August 19, we asked local keyboard hero Mark Mallman for some thoughts on Moog and a list of his favorite Moog-driven or Moog-accented recordings. Here's what he came up with: My father took me to a dusty garage just off the Milwaukee R ... More >>
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