Cock E.S.P. is a Minneapolis-based noise outfit that marks their 20th anniversary this year. And whether or not you are someone who can sit down and really enjoy the experience of listening to their music, it's pretty difficult to argue with the pure intent and ethos behind their work. They exist in ... More >>
By Kyle Imes Thinking back on Minneapolis DIY venue the Church now, my memory is a little hazy. What I do remember is a huge, open room with what you could hardly call a stage in the middle of it, and a tiny exposed kitchen off to one corner. All of the windows were covered by huge sheets of fabric ... More >>
By Kyle ImesThere has always been an underground music scene in the Twin Cities in some capacity, but it's easy to overlook. Before Facebook and MySpace, finding the basement, loft, or re-purposed public space was largely word-of-mouth. Thanks to a friend's older brother, I was allowed to tag along ... More >>
Those of you who are wondering when the incendiary rock duo Gay Witch Abortion will return with another full-length to destroy our speakers and rattle our walls, the time has finally arrived. The group is celebrating the release of their blistering new record, Opportunistic Smokescreen Behavior, wit ... More >>
They scream. They wear tacos for underwear. Meet Faggot, rock's next big gay thing.