The Afghan Whigs and Twilight Singers frontman Greg Dulli is undoubtedly smarter and deeper than the internet. He connected a love of R&B's brutal underbelly and the visceral outbursts he had inside decades before Napster turned everyone's music tastes into rotisserie fare. Still, a steadfast fa ... More >>
A big focus of Weekend Checklist is local music, because there is so much good local artists in the Cities, but we often forget that Minneapolis and St. Paul is not always a flyover area for national artists. This weekend we welcome to Fanfarlo, Bowerbirds, Nada Surf, and Needtobreathe; a few of ... More >>
Dr. John @ Dakota From today's A-List: "The self-described 'desitively bonnaroo' big chief physician of the great New Orleans piano tradition, Mac Rebennack, a.k.a. Dr. John, has ivory roots that slither under the Louisiana mud, tracing Professor Longhair to Jelly Roll and his Storyville compatriot ... More >>
All the leaves are green and the skies are blue for David Beckey's Autumn Leaves
Troubled jazz trumpeter Tom Harrell finds calm between the chords
Wings sprinkled with fairy dust. Free-falling sex. A bite that can kill. Meet Minnesota's favorite insect -- and the men who adore it.
Big-hearted ideas that are promising but somewhat disappointing