Show at Open Eye Figure Theater is a mixed bag
Kylesawith Blood Ceremony and White HillsTriple Rock Social Club, MinneapolisMonday, June 3, 2013Kylesa made a return to Triple Rock after some years of absence, and it remains the best venue to see the pummeling Georgia five-piece. This was a solid metal show from start to finish, and the crowd sho ... More >>
Photo by Nikki MillerHeart December 18, 2010 Mystic Lake Casino The power balladeers of my childhood, hard rock queens of my mother's adolescence, Heart weren't just role models for generations of young American women - they helped define for me and likely for many others the role of sexual ... More >>
Laying down with the birther queen?It probably comes as no shock that Michele Bachmann shared a stage on Sunday with Orly Taitz, the California dentist and self-described "Birther Queen" who rose to prominence filing frivolous lawsuits over Barack Obama's supposedly fraudulent birth certifica ... More >>
BY CP STAFFThe goat of the week is umpire Jim Joyce, who cost pitcher Armando Galarraga a perfect game with a blown call at first base. While this will surely go down in history as one of sport's all-time great fuck-ups, Joyce is far from the first person to screw up at a crucial moment.
Underpants, Shakespeare, and Giant Squirrels
Wolfmother summon the gods of '70s stoner rock
This one goes to 11!
Workaholic college kids make prog rock for clean-cut punks
The life of a record-label owning, guitar-playing, writing, radio hosting...
The legendary bands. The terrifying toilets. An oral history that goes so far behind the music it will leave you at a gun range beneath the stage.
We sent a team of trained researchers and documentarians into the wilds of the Twin Cities in search of music in its native habitat. Here are the field notes from Friday, February 15--the day that would not end.
International Robot's Music Is More Than Mechanical Garage Rock
Does Radiohead's disjointed new album make them the World's Greatest Rock Band? (No.)
Two albums that express what quality children's music should be