Jefferson Airplane

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2014

    Agent Orange at 7th Street Entry, 10/2/14

    Agent Orange with The Architects 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis Thursday, October 2, 2014 On paper, it's tough to make a case for groups like Agent Orange continuing to bang it out on tour in 2014. Their first record, Living in Darkness, was a seminal touchstone for '80s punk, inadvertently mappin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    Franz Ferdinand at Skyway Theatre, 10/9/13

    Franz Ferdinand With Frankie Rose Skyway Theatre, Minneapolis October 9, 2013 Of course Franz Ferdinand felt right at home in an old, revamped movie theatre. The ultra-charming Glaswegian quartet returned to Minneapolis for the first time in four years on Wednesday night, and got the packed Skyway ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Narco States: We're tired of seeing watered-down bands

    Minnesota has a rich history of distinctive garage rock dating back to the Trashmen's surprise hit "Surfin Bird" and the C.A. Quintet's epic Trip Through Hell. Maybe it's our short summers. Fans of the "Soma singles sound" might be surprised to find we're livng in a new golden era, with so many band ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2012

    Panther Ray is the Twin Cities' new psychedelic rock hope

    With so many bands in the Twin Cities recording great psychedelic rock, it's hard to keep track of them all. One that may have been lost in the purple haze is Panther Ray, who quietly released their first EP, Parallel Motions, last spring. The disc combines classic psych sounds with '80s jangle and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    9 more essential songs about drugs

    ​Great drug songs are a lot like drugs themselves: there's usually more than enough to go around and to suit everyone's tastes. Reasoning that one good toke/drag/injection/ingestion deserves another, Gimme Noise took a second dig through the memory attic for songs about drugs, songs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    5 Woodstock performances we're glad we missed

    ​The original Woodstock Music And Art Fair kicked off on this date in 1969, in a large farm located in Bethel, New York (which is technically about a half-hour southwest of Woodstock proper). And while much has been made and mythologized about the overwhelming feeling of peace and love that permea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Bassgasm 2 at First Avenue, 7/23/10

    Photos by Denis Jeong Plaster​Bassgasm 2July 23rd, 2010First AvenueYou could feel it before you walked through the door.  The low end was turned up as far as it would go, reverberating through the black brick of First Ave, making the concrete tremble beneath the feet of all the boys and girls ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    Gastro Non Grata at First Avenue, 6/27/10

    Photo by Nikki Miller​Gastro Non Grata June 27, 2010 First Avenue Last night in the First Avenue Mainroom, 7th Street Entry and Record Room, Gastro Non Grata pulled off a pretty freakin' incredible feat: assemble three rooms full of hungry music fans and present to them nine bands, three DJs, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Young Windows, Buildings bring the big guns to the Turf Club

    Young Widows is a capital-b Band, they're good and they're forward and they know exactly what they're doing.

  • Calendar

    January 27, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Photo of the day: Classic rock

    Jefferson "White Rabbit" Airplane turned into something rather different as Jefferson Starship.

  • Movies

    September 30, 2009

    Coen brothers take A Serious Man into a truly vicious realm

    This isn't your ordinary Coen-esque sadism

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    First Communion Afterparty get Saucy

    They're not from the future, but they definitely have some kind of time traveling space pod.

  • Calendar

    August 5, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Coen Brothers 'A Serious Man' movie trailer released

    The trailer for the Coen Brothers's upcoming movie, "A Serious Man," has been released and has us pretty anxious.

  • Calendar

    July 29, 2009
  • Music

    July 29, 2009
  • Calendar

    February 6, 2008
  • Unknown

    August 29, 2007

    Culture Jamming

    Here are the week's best releases from the pop-culture universe:

  • Music

    September 20, 2006

    Party Girl

    DJ Girl Talk is the maddest scientist in the mash-up lab

  • Music

    June 7, 2006
  • Music

    July 16, 2003

    Real Life Rock Top Ten

    Patti Smith nominates Ralph Nader; Penelope Houston stumps for Howard Dean; Liz Phair endorses copulating barbies

  • News

    May 31, 2000

    Who Wants to be a Senator?

    Forget free trade with China, privatizing Social Security, and that pesky debate about campaign-finance reform. Heres everything you really need to know about that gaggle of Minnesotans who are vying for a six-year stint in Washington.

  • Music

    September 22, 1999
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    July 21, 1999
  • Books

    June 10, 1998

    Boomer Bust

    Can the AARP be forever young?