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  • Music

    August 7, 2013

    Summer Set returns this weekend

    The music and camping festival aims to get one big party going

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2013

    Summer Set announces full 2013 schedule

    Summer Set 2013 is aiming to give music fans throughout the Midwest something to match their tastes -- as well as hopefully expand upon them -- throughout the festival's three days at the Somerset Amphitheater. And now, festival attendees can plan out their entire weekend of music with Summer Set's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Summer Set Music & Camping Festival 2013 dates leaked

    Just as winter begins to rear its icy stare at us, there is hope for the a future season of humidity, outdoor revelry, and a LOT of music festivals in and around the Twin Cities. Yes, the Summer Set Music & Camping Festival is set to return in 2013, and it'll fall at a familiar time of year.As y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    Summer Set's Jack Trash on SoundTown, EDM, and building Midwest memories

    See Also:SoundTown and Minnesota's music festival fatigueSoundTown 2012 has been canceledSummer Set Festival 2012 lineupThis past Tuesday, Gimme Noise delved into the cancellation of the SoundTown Festival, and the implications for other festivals here in the Twin Cities. Somewhat overlooked in all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    Global Dance Festival 2012 lineup and stages

    See Also:Slideshow: Bassgasm 6 at First AvenueThe complete 27-act lineup for the Global Dance Festival hit the streets today. The AEG Live event runs the weekend of July 18-20 and features 27 acts -- national and nocal -- on two stages set up inside the Brick.Among the headliners are Australian elec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Summer Set Festival 2012 lineup

    The 2012 Summer Set Music and Camping Festival arrives in late August, and the lineup is a doozy. Combining the powers of jam bands, electronic music, hip-hop, reggae, and all of the confluences that exist between these many worlds, this year's edition should be a shock to the system. To say nothing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    50 cool facts about the Minnesota music scene

    Here's a not-so-secret fact about Minnesota music: People love to talk about how much they love the scene here. Musicians from both out-of-state and the Twin Cities have gone out of their way to pen odes to our town and its vibrant community, from Atmosphere to Lucinda Williams Tom Waits to Mark Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Bassgasm 4 brings one loud blast from the past

    ​Minneapolis was a raver playground back in the late '90s. Flyers for illegal dance parties littered the sidewalks outside of downtown clubs and sat in messy stacks atop bass-rattled countertops at the Lake Street deejay den Cynesthesia, much-missed vinyl haven Let It Be Records, and raver-run Fus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Poll: Would you pay $70 for Tiesto tickets?

    Anna GulbrandsenWorth $70?​DJ Tiesto is coming to Roy Wilkins auditorium for Sound In Motion on April 1 for $60-70 a head, and no, that is not an April Fool's joke in advance. Lady Gaga tickets last year were over $100, as were tickets to see Elton John and the James Taylor/Carole King double bill ... More >>

  • Music

    December 30, 2009

    Kind Beats DJs fight to desegregate the dance music community

    Ville Thao and John Vang: Asians don't just want to party with Asians

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    FREE mix alert: Check out sets by our local dance DJs (updated weekly)

    Get a snapshot of dancefloor days gone by or some new flavor for your iPod.

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2008

    Because we don't get enough cold in Minneapolis

    Wouldn't this be like opening a prison-themed nightclub ... More >>

  • Arts

    April 17, 2002

    Best Buy

    The most powerful radio and concert chain hires the most powerful man in local dance music. For Clear Channel and Rich Best, it's business as usual.

  • Music

    August 30, 2000

    The Trash Aesthetic

    From Depth Probe to Mile High, DJ JT rises to every occasion