The Jayhawks with Two Harbors First Avenue, Minneapolis Friday, September 5, 2014 "I just like to surround myself with beautiful people, and good things tend to happen," Gary Louris proclaimed affectionately toward the end of the Jayhawks' spirited 130-minute, 26-song performance at First Avenue on ... More >>
Release shows at 7th St. Entry and First Avenue
"Every Never Is Now" tour with P.O.S. ripping through the country
"I don't mean to be immodest, but we may be the best troupe of touring jump-ropers in the contiguous United States."
Catching up with some of the 'Hawks' most prominent members
2001[not really Doomtree] Building Better Bombs, Bottle Rocket single, 100 black discs limited edition [no label][not really Doomtree] Building Better Bombs, I Will Burn mini CD [no label][not really Doomtree] Cenospecies, In Definition (Peak Records), 2001: "Hip Hop"Note: Here's probably the firs ... More >>
Crack open our Twin Cities Local Music Yearbook and reminisce on an effed-up year
Band set to jam once again with new album
A wrap-up of this weekend's shows, including Western Fifth, Crescent Moon and the XYZ Affair.
I kinda think the Grammys are like Katherine Kersten -- as objectionable as they are, giving them any attention (including negative) will only encourage their existence. But sometimes I just like sharing in our common cultural experiences. So I watched the Gramcast -- and caught Prince, the Time, an ... More >>
Romantica's Ben Kyle moved to Minnesota from Belfast, fell in love with the Jayhawks, and never looked back
Violin: Local music's killer app
Doomtree hears my mortal sins
A birthday bash exposes our highly incestuous scene
I found out something disturbing earlier this year, while combing through hundreds of local newspapers from 1915-1916 to research the history of the Varsity Theater--tonight's venue for DJ Spooky's "remix" of D.W. Griffith's
A blow-by-blow account of Mark Mallman's agonizing, ecstatic 52.4-hour song
Dana Thompson was heartbroken. She couldn't pay her rent. The time was right to record a country album.
The life and times of Minneapolis's sexiest violinist
Tulip Sweet and Mark Mallman take out the trash
Vic Chesnutt goes AWOL, loses himself, and finds the missing and miserable soul of the South
Rocking The Body at the Target Center; teenage kicks at the Ave.
Minnesota's most beloved rock band sets out to reinvent itself--and discovers itself in the process