The Minneapolis music scene and MTV get an enjoyable look back in a clip recently unearthed marking First Avenue's 20th anniversary. Hosted by British VJ Dave Kendall, the segment features plenty of vintage footage of Prince, the Replacements, Soul Asylum, the Mighty Mofo's, Man Sized Action, and mo ... More >>
By Chris Strouth Thomas Spiegel, also known as DJ Man-X, passed away on December 30, 2012, in Miami Beach. He was 47. A DJ regular at First Avenue, Spiegel hosted his House Nation Under A Groove nights of soulful house music around the Twin Cities, Spiegel also was an investment banker and eventu ... More >>
Woody McBride's thunderous series returns
A special show announcement: DJ ESP is turning First Avenue into a big black hole of bass.
It'll be a long time before the sting of these deaths fades.
Country living and carrot juice with DJ Woody McBride
How vaudeville, motion pictures, and hip hop came to Dinkytown through one controversial theater--now reopened with beds for seats!
Paul Demko, Diablo Cody, and Dylan Hicks offer three takes on MPR's new baby
The legendary bands. The terrifying toilets. An oral history that goes so far behind the music it will leave you at a gun range beneath the stage.
As DJ Apollo, Dory Kahale tries to leave the ghetto-house scene for good. But the dirty beat wants him back.
Slug's love bug, Kat Bjelland's exorcism, Dave Pirner's throbbing shins: Ten years of local music served on ten great platters.
Open playlists. Mixed audiences. Women's mud wrestling. Ample coke. What ever happened to the Minneapolis club scene?
From Wrong's free-improv chaos to Savage Aural Hotbed's circle-saw precision, a disparate local noise scene maps the sound of modern anxiety
From illegal parties to sanctioned blowouts, rave culture has been heading overground for years. But will it find ecstasy in the mainstream?
Ousia breaks up. Ana Voog leaves her bedroom. The mother ship of knob-twaddling electronic music descends for a local showcase.
KTCA tried to survive the public TV wars by being bigger and better. Too bad the grants dried up and the talent jumped ship.
Waxing words of wisdom: Let It Be's vinyl expert and club sensation DJ E-Tones
The 1997 City Pages New Music Poll
Moon's Over Minneapolis: Brother Sun Sister Moon rise in the north