In Gimme Songs, musician Mark Mallman talks songwriting with his peers and heroes. This week, Electric Six frontman Dick Valentine ahead of Thursday's First Avenue show. On the Lou Reed/John Cale song about Andy Warhol called, "Images," Lou sings: "I'm no sphinx no mystery enigma, what I paint is ve ... More >>
Makes No Sense At All captures the visions, ramblings, and memories of Chris Strouth, a Twin Cities-bred master of music, film, and everything else.Disco has gotten a bad rap, in spite of the fact that a lot of commercial rap is based on disco. People love to tell you disco sucks and they only ... More >>
The best thing about Rock for Pussy is obviously that the charity event, now entering its ninth installment tonight, provides funds for local forlorn cats and kittens in need of a helping paw. But not far behind is that the event, organized by the Current's Mary Lucia and a team of musicians, has su ... More >>
Disco legend Donna Summer has passed at the age of 63 following a battle with cancer. TMZ reports that Summer was in Florida at the time of her death.She received opera training before she exploded onto dance floors around the world in the early '70s, and her voice is among sizzling best to groove t ... More >>
The time has come to purify our hearts and minds of the guilty pleasures in our iPods. You could be next.
Baby Loves Disco @ Foundation From today's A-List: "When music historians analyze disco's downfall in the late '70s, they often point to its shift from a sexually charged subculture to a corporate phenomenon that made it all the way to Sesame Street. Considering that legendary Paradise Garage DJ La ... More >>
Coachwhips' screech-punk summons the howl of a thousand dogs. So why are we calling it "Minimalist"?
Lunar Landing: Jean-Benoît Dunckel and Nicolas Godin of Air take their ambient sound on a Moon Safari.