While grunge broke out of the Pacific Northwest in the early '90s, there was something different happening in the Twin Cities. Bands here were far more influenced by what was happening in the U.K., and a vital and volatile shoegaze/Krautrock/dreampop scene materialized. Sadly, many of those bands we ... More >>
Twin Cities-based imprints reflect on how higher prices will change business
Rik Schwinden's store offers nostalgia trip
Chances are, if you've been involved with or been a fan of the local music scene in the Twin Cities you've come across the cherubic music enthusiast John Kass. A man behind so many great finds in the used record bins that dot the Twin Cities record collecting culture, John has been a part of the ... More >>
Meetups every other month bring together record collectors of all types
Let It Be Records owner Ryan Cameron will open up his collection to the public once again next weekend at Hennepin Stages.
Ever wanted to go up against your favorite local band in a bowling tournament? Here's your chance.
This one goes to 11!
Rappers were hot. Smokers were cold. Rockers were on Myspace. And sometime after the last Katrina benefit, we wrote it all down for you.
Let It Be Records Is Closing Faced with news that his building would be turned into 46-story condo tower later this year, Let It Be Records owner Ryan Cameron had two choices: relocate or close. "It was me who made the decision not to relocate," he says, speaking over the phone Thursday afternoon. " ... More >>
Here Comes Irregular: The new 7-inch from Grandpa Boy