Photos by B Fresh PhotographyLeft: Toki Wright; Right: TK of Tipsy BikeAmong the thousands assembled at Hennepin County Government Center on Monday for the #HoodiesUpMN Trayvon Martin rally was rapper Toki Wright. The local Rhymesayers artist, music producer, DJ and educator decided to bring a sound ... More >>
Sometime between meeting with Somali Minnesotans to help solve the famine crisis in Africa and performing under pummeling rain in front of thousands upon thousands of fans at Dinkytown's TCF Bank Stadium, U2 found time last weekend to go ahead and revolutionize the concert experience by snapping ... More >>
Photos by Tony NelsonU2 with InterpolJuly 23, 2011TCF Bank Stadium, MinneapolisThese reviews are inevitably for fans, yet I find myself writing for U2-haters. One friend left a message during the show on Saturday wondering why I was there. Would anyone at the TCF Bank Stadium that night have aske ... More >>
Photo courtesy ONEIn addition to braving a downpour of rain to perform in front of nearly 60,000 fans on Saturday night at the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium, U2 frontman Bono took time on Saturday afternoon to meet with singer and rapper K'naan and several Somali activists from Minne ... More >>
Paying homage to those who speak the language of creativity
Ice Palace release new music video, Mos Def & Jay Electronica announce First Ave. date & the Heavy play for the Current.
K'naan to return to the Twin Cities in July, Heliotrope coverage & photos, videos and reviews from recent TC shows.
Highlights from the past week including Monotonix, Mark Olson & Gary Louris as well as next week's new releases
Noah and the Whale to play the Entry, new "Making Music" shows announced & a pair of local music videos released
Highlights from the past week including Lykke Li & Tapes 'n Tapes and next week's new releases
Mayhem to play Station 4, news on Dre Day & new music from Muja Messiah
Rapper K'Naan makes peace with Somalia, and pop for the world
Every year I make mix CDs of my favorite tracks, with one song per artist per disc. Here's the '08 edition, local and national. It's all from 2008 unless otherwise specified, but there are a few oldies. At the bottom are my year-end lists, because I know you needed more of those. Happy holidays! MN ... More >>