Fifteen years ago on Saturday, Radiohead released a follow-up to The Bends -- which two years earlier had essentially cemented them as the new leaders of Brit Pop. Called OK Computer, the album almost single-handedly destroyed the Brit styling as we knew it. (The Spice Girls helped too.) The Bends w ... More >>
Very few bands are capable of putting out quality content years into their careers. For many artists, a new release can leave the fan base longing for past glories. From 1978 to 1989, the duo of Paul Humphreys and Andy McCluskey, with long-time support players Malcolm Holmes and Martin Cooper, ha ... More >>
Photo by Brad OgbonnaWhile Dan Huiting and MPLS.TV have certainly featured national acts in their City of Music series before, this week's stars might be their biggest yet. The latest video, which you can watch first right here, features French electro-pop band Yelle, who were in town last month ... More >>
To be sure, things seem pretty normal right now, don't they? The office-ice machine isn't holding you and your co-workers hostage; satellites, tanks, and Humvees aren't rolling around on their own; giant veloceraptor-like machines aren't strafing large urban centers with nuclear warheads. But all ... More >>
Cut Copy have had the chance to tour with Lady Gaga, Nine Inch Nails, and Coldplay -- and subsequently turned all three down due to the recording of their recent album release. This is a band that clearly takes their direction seriously.
As a song title, "Kush" isn't exactly original; but neither was "Under Pressure," come to think of it now. The title of former speaks directly to producer/rapper/legend Dr. Dre's great theme: smoking copious quantities of great, dank weed. That may be why "Kush" is slated to be the first single f ... More >>
Andrew Broder, who's featured in this week's print edition of City Pages has, along with his partner in Crook and Flail, Adam Drucker, put together a new 45-minute mix highlighting some of the musical influences that inspired the soundtrack they created for the upcoming graphic novel collabor ... More >>