When you attend as many shows as the Gimme Noise folks do, you get to know your bartenders. Quite often, the person you see behind the bar is also a familiar face behind the bass, the guitar or drum kit. Among numerous musician and music-affiliated bartenders in this music city, here are a few I see ... More >>
Photos by Sean SmudaAmphetamine Reptile Records 25th Anniversary BashAugust 28, 2010Grumpy's Downtown On what was a perfect day to celebrate anyone's anniversary, a sold-out crowd gathered at Grumpy's in downtown Minneapolis to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the legendary local label Amphetami ... More >>
Photo by Nikki MillerHammerhead August 12, 2010 Turf Club So what's the name of that thing? That word...that hormone that makes men crabby when they have their periods...that thing that starts with a T? That thing. I was expecting a lot of it when Hammerhead reunited locally at the Turf Thur ... More >>
Coachwhips' screech-punk summons the howl of a thousand dogs. So why are we calling it "Minimalist"?
Lynne Truss delivers us from our sins, Johnny Cash finds redemption, and Kurt Cobain loses Nirvana in the afterlife
It's an odd, autonomous, anomalous year for the 1998 City Pages New Music Poll.
Sleater-Kinney and the dichotomies of rock & roll