• Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    Top 20 best Twin Cities concerts of 2014 (so far)

    Exceptional local and national musicians play our Twin Cities clubs every night. Plenty of shows are worth the price of admission, but then there are the nights that are transcendent affairs. As the year reaches its summery midway point, Gimme Noise looks back at what we've seen and heard. Here are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2014

    Future Islands' Samuel T. Herring on doing Letterman: That's not as wild as I get

    Samuel T. Herring can do a phone interview with almost as much intensity as his on-stage persona. Get the Future Islands frontman going -- even in the middle of the Charlotte International Airport -- and his responses just flow with the awareness of the largeness of his band's current moment.   ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2013

    Depeche Mode at the MN State Fair Grandstand, 8/27/13

    Depeche Mode With Bat For Lashes Minnesota State Fair Grandstand, St. Paul Tuesday, August 27, 2013 Depeche Mode brought a welcome bit of darkness to the Great Minnesota Get-Together, as the mercurial British synth-pop legends delivered an edgy, impassioned two-hour set that delighted the 7,700 ded ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Mathstatic, Time Squid & more: Twin Cities' live visual jockeys talk shop

    ‚ÄčMaybe you've seen them, wild-eyed and laser-focused behind a rig with a million glowing things. Somewhere in the room the image of a log floating through space gets metamorphed into a burst of geometric shapes in time with the music and you think "holy shit." We wanted to get into the heads of th ... More >>

  • Music

    August 24, 2005

    Pet Sound Boys

    Minotaur Shock and Jason Forrest's beat collages for non-dancers

  • Music

    January 2, 2002

    Motherboard Connection

    Dub Meets the Desktop in the Many-Sided Music of Triangle

  • Arts

    June 7, 2000

    Bandstand of the Americas

    Half a century after a son of Mexican immigrants founded local rock, a new generation of Latinos listens for its own song

  • Music

    June 23, 1999

    The Band Who Shagged Me

    Bedding down with Walker Kong and the Dangermakers

  • Arts

    November 25, 1998

    The Last Days of Disco

    Open playlists. Mixed audiences. Women's mud wrestling. Ample coke. What ever happened to the Minneapolis club scene?

  • Music

    November 18, 1998

    Bleep! Doink! @#$%?!

    Squarepusher and Autechre make techno with teeth

  • Arts

    May 6, 1998

    Inner City Blues

    A decade ago, Derrick May helped invent a dance music that complemented a hollow city, Detroit. Now that May's music has colonized two continents, its maker has disappeared.

  • News

    February 17, 1997
  • Feature

    September 18, 1996
  • Music

    October 25, 1995