Minnesota has a rich history of distinctive garage rock dating back to the Trashmen's surprise hit "Surfin Bird" and the C.A. Quintet's epic Trip Through Hell. Maybe it's our short summers. Fans of the "Soma singles sound" might be surprised to find we're livng in a new golden era, with so many band ... More >>
Deleter is that enigma that can't be categorized. The Minneapolis group has released a single each week during the month of March for their EP A/B Series. The new album constantly keeps the listener on their toes, incorporating slivers of sound that come and go, recognizable, yet mutating before the ... More >>
On their new album, Everyone's Looking, Minneapolis duo the Parlour Suite cut a deep path of their very own right from the start; high and steady, bright and scintillating. Some bands lose their songs through over-complication; but this husband and wife team of Joel and Inga Roberts know that car ... More >>
Local music writer and lover, KFAI DJ, and show booker extraordinaire Cyn Collins has an intriguing bill lined up at Palmer's this Thursday night featuring brand new local garage rockers the Sex Rays. The band has posted a few tracks on their MySpace page, and Cyn gives the group a ringing endors ... More >>
George Pelecanos has written 15 crime novels set in Washington, D.C., none of which is a waste of your time.
The Raveonettes pull out the big guns, A.R.E. Weapons sing one for America, and the Dixie Chicks start a war
You name it, the mayor's proclaimed it
A Native band plays slave music on the great plains.