As 2010 winds to a close, many of us here at Gimme Noise have been hard at work drafting up as many lists as humanly possible. Rather than create on unified list of the national albums that we loved this year, we thought it more appropriate to post each of our individual picks for the best albums ... More >>
A freelancer's diary from the SXSW music festival, with notes on how to stay sane amidst the persistent chaos.
Santigold and the Sounds to return to the Twin Cities, Big Quarters announce CD release show & Sick of Sarah @ Hot Topic.
The music of Matt and Bubba Kadane gets called a lot of names: slowcore, post-rock, sad core. The label I like best, after seeing them for the first time on Saturday night (after nearly a decade of listening to their music) is shoegaze.
Tapes 'n Tapes are in the mood for love
The Plastic Constellations have signed with Frenchkiss Records and are planning to release Crusades in January. The guys should fit right in on a roster which includes the Hold Steady, Les Savy Fav, and numerous spaz rock bands. Fear not; the locals are still flaunting their TC pride. They may have ... More >>
Paul Demko, Diablo Cody, and Dylan Hicks offer three takes on MPR's new baby
Going under the knife with the Swiss Army
Two cities, twelve months, a million reasons to rock!
The Sound of Music, 2001: Our Favorite Things
The idea of Harrington getting his fans to kiss him mid-performance is somewhat disquieting. Tom Jones he's not.
Storming the stage with postpunk pirates Lifter Puller