This week, 5ingles tiptoes idly through spring tulips and the wild, weird world of drone, sampling conventional and unconventional takes on the form. It is recommended that you pull the shades down, turn off other mechanical devices in your domicile, and savor the sinuous, scabrous sound of overlapp ... More >>
Stacy Schwartz.So far, no talk of another tour. But we'll keep our fingers crossed. Low-fi legends Guided By Voices just can't stay in retirement.
Not that we're complaining.
GBV have announced plans for the release of a new album, Let's go eat the factory, slated to come out January 1, 201 ... More >>
Photos by Wade Wenzel Big Business, Torche, Helms AleeJuly 29, 2011Triple Rock Social ClubThat unholy rumble you might have heard emanating from the Triple
Rock on Friday night was one of the best (and heaviest) triple-bills the
West Bank is bound to see all year, as Big Business, Torche, and H ... More >>
Photos courtesy of Christy HuntElliot Hill, best known locally as the drummer for the Softrocks, passed away on Monday, July 25, at the age of 26. Hill was diagnosed with colon cancer last September, and the cancer advanced to an untreatable stage and was diagnosed as terminal in April. In a ... More >>
Have you ever seen Leaving Las Vegas? If you have an alcoholism problem, Leaving Las Vegas will either cure that problem or encourage you to seek counseling. In the movie, Nicolas Cage plays a man whose life is falling apart because he can't stay away from the sauce. He's drinking everywhere: in ... More >>
Photos by Anna GulbrandsenTelekinesis/The Love Language/Red PensMarch 2, 20117th Street Entry"There's something about Minneapolis," exclaimed Missy Thangs, the
keyboardist for the Love Language, halfway through the group's rousing
set at the 7th St. Entry on Wednesday night. "There sure is," fr ... More >>
From beginning to end, 2010 has kept us busy running from venue to venue in pursuit of some phenomenal live music. Gimme Noise's team of writers and photographers fanned out across the Twin Cities to catch as many shows as we could, and each of us ended up with our own diverse and distinctive lis ... More >>
Photos by Stacy SchwartzGuided by VoicesOctober 12, 2010First Avenue, MinneapolisHow do you live up to your legend? Is there a proper way to do it or do you just do what feels right and have at it? More importantly, how do you quantify a show like this in any capacity? This recap may not be as ne ... More >>