The 23rd installment of Picked to Click, or when the rappers took over
#5. Frankie Lee: 49 points Frankie Lee comes off a lot like a drifter and a wanderer in the mold of Woody Guthrie -- riding the rails with the clothes on his back and a guitar in hand. He sure looks the part, with his cowboy hat, scraggly blond beard, worn jean jacket, and work boots. But the truth ... More >>
This week marks the beginning of October. Why not celebrate fall with some rad tunes? Thursday brings the rapper Le1f to First Ave to get us dancing. Friday the ever ambient Why? plays the Fine Line, while local boppers Teenage Moods release their latest cassettes. Saturday, KT Tunstall is welcomed ... More >>
Tyler Flory is a teacher at Main Street School of Performing Arts in Hopkins. His Music Class column ties together his job and his music fandom in a neat little package.I use music in my classroom to lower the stress level and to change the mood. During the previous two weeks, my students had quite ... More >>
"Rock stars...is there anything they don't know?" -Homer Simpson
What do the Rollergirls read to pass the time in the tour bus, the penalty box, and the hospital?
New Jersey man injured trying to roll Bruce Springsteen up a hill
Sisyphus Rocks New Jersey man injured trying to roll Bruce Springsteen up a hill by Steve Perry "The personal, political and spiritual merge in the new album's title song?. The narrator of "Devils & Dust" could be a soldier in Iraq or America itself." --Jon Pareles on Bruce Springsteen?s new album, ... More >>
Opera among the silos of outstate Minnesota, and a new staging of Steinbeck's grim classic.