With a touch of country and bluegrass in the sound, Gabe Barnett and the Big House Rounders rock out a good bit too. The Minneapolis group have created an album that gets under your skin, and on the new record Old as the Stars, connects the listener to his ghosts from his past and his home.Before hi ... More >>
Nikki & The RueMates have finished an album that was four years in the making. Rise & Shine is the band's answer to country-folk-rock of decades past. In a music industry where most artists seem to take yesterday's remix as a starting point, it's refreshing to hear music that has the nerve ... More >>
Fourth album from the Twin Cities sextet
Mississippi Roll is a gem
Childhood and growing up have always been the central themes in Lucy Michelle's music. There's a deep desire to hold onto youth that courses through her lyrics, and seeps through the music, right down to the loose, freewheeling way that she and her Velvet Lapelles put their songs together. Even as M ... More >>
A fresh take on a traditional sound
Photo courtesy Matchbox.Owners hope to keep the business open, even if they lose the space.Matchbox Coffee Shop in Northeast Minneapolis -- one of few worker-cooperative businesses left in the city -- could be losing its digs. The collectively run St. Martins Table closed in December, leaving ... More >>
Stylish and sensual, vocalist Samahra sings with the passion of Amy Winehouse
Prince sales numbers, Bloc Party re-schedules First Avenue date & Black Blondie reviewed.
This one goes to 11!
Group encourages lovers to go downtown, crowd to remain conscious