Yo La TengoFirst Avenue, MinneapolisMonday, February 4, 2013New Jersey indie rock pioneers Yo La Tengo's performance Monday at First Avenue had a very "ripped from the headlines" feel. It's unusual for the prima donna rock star to acknowledge that anything else in the world is happening the night of ... More >>
Just a few weeks since its release, critics have already hailed Yo La Tengo's 13th full-length album Fade as one of the band's best in years, harkening back to epic cult favorites such as I Can Feel the Heart Beating as One and And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out. In anticipation of the band ... More >>
The Twin Cities is starting to thaw out as January comes to an end. Friday night is especially busy. Retribution Gospel Choir plays the Turf Club while Minneapolis pays tribute to Joe Strummer in the First Avenue Mainroom. Semisonic songwriter Dan Wilson and brother Matt Wilson play a set at Pantage ... More >>
Last week, we reported that Let It Be Records' Ryan Cameron aired a justifiable grievance with Target. For some reason, a huge local company is holding on to a couple of letters that used to be part of the signage outside his shop for a private "art installation." Never mind that Target could likely ... More >>
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