Longevity is an elusive eel that is difficult for bands to grasp. Together since 1994, Deerhoof have been able to find something unique that most bands have not been able to discover. Maybe that uniqueness comes from a single person -- drummer Greg Saunier certainly is unique. Long in prose, the mus ... More >>
In 1999, Tom Loftus quietly released the Misfires' Dead End Expressway on CD and vinyl. Over 11 years and 52 releases later, Modern Radio Records is still rolling, with 45 of those 52 releases still in print.
It'll be a long time before the sting of these deaths fades.
Losses include the Suburbs' Bruce Allen, Dinkytowner, and Myth
Unfortunately, the police investigation provides no definite answers.
The Twin Cities loses a beautiful and unique voice.
The low-profile local is prepared to make a splash nationally
Here's Radio K's Top 77 albums of the year, based on listener votes. Since the email didn't distinguish between band name, title, or label, let us know if there are any errors below: 1. Broken Social Scene, Broken Social Scene (Arts & Crafts) 2. Low, The Great Destroyer (Sub Pop) 3. Gorillaz, Demon ... More >>
City Pages writers look back on 25 years of arts criticism, and the sentences that still make us cringe
City Pages scribes chime in with their top tens
At the Como Zoo, local singer-songwriter Jeff Hanson unleashes his inner beast
Attaxploitation: Pop stars respond to 9/11
If you snooze through Detroit's Slumber Party, you may miss the sound of their alarm
For ten years, noise rockers Unwound have been unraveling the constraints of musical perfection
Long out of print, the yelps of the Swiss band LiliPUT reveal a hidden history of women in punk
I went to CMJ Music Marathon 2000 and all I got was this lousy tote bag
Sean Na Na blows his own horn with dark, potent pop and not-so-ridiculous R&B
St. Paul's Selby Tigers combine songs of innocence with punk-rock experience
The music industry released 30,000 albums in 1998. You can live without 29,990 of them.
A Record Year: Our 13 favorite albums for 1997.
Sleater-Kinney and the dichotomies of rock & roll