Solid Gold With Wild Belle and Moonstone Continuum First Avenue, Minneapolis December 7, 2012 A wintry snowfall couldn't keep local music fans from celebrating Solid Gold's record release or their grand return to the First Avenue stage on Friday night, as the Mainroom was filled with longtime supp ... More >>
Radiohead certainly had the most pre-festival buzz for Saturday, but once we got there, we found there was so much more to be excited about. Be it the seeing the reclusive Jeff Mangum, the underrated fIREHOSE or closing out the evening with a ferris wheel ride with Radiohead as the soundtrack, our t ... More >>
First Aid KitCedar Cultural Center, MinneapolisSaturday, April 7, 2012First Aid Kit gave Twin Cities music fans a small taste of the majesty of their new record, The Lion's Roar, during an opening set for Lykke Li back in November at a far too noisy First Avenue. Thankfully, the Swedish sisters Jo ... More >>
If anyone can pull off this mad concoction it's the Flaming Lips. As if their idiosyncratic sound and the unhinged musical themes of their past albums wasn't enough, the Lips have now recruited a talented batch of disparate special guests to work with them on their new record. In addition to ... More >>
It's a good thing we waited until the last week of 2011 to publish our final best-album lists, since a few bands managed to eke out stellar releases just this December (the Roots' undun and the Black Keys' El Camino in particular made their way onto a few staffers' lists). With only a few da ... More >>
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Gigamesh is on deck to be your next favorite producer, having already remixed the likes of Foster The People, Radiohead, Lykke Li, Estate and so many others. He's also the guy who's responsible for the ever-so-danceable Mike Posner hit "Cooler Than Me," and recently spent some time in Miami worki ... More >>
Photos by Tony NelsonEllie Goulding August 4, 2011 Fine Line Music Cafe, Minneapolis Ellie Goulding is pretty much pop royalty, and rightly so--beyond singing at the Royal Wedding in April, the electro-pop songstress knows how to command a stage with energy and snap. Her voice falls somewher ... More >>
Twin Cities electronic music producer Gigamesh remixes dance pop and indie tracks like the average person changes clothes. Minneapolis dance floors and music blogs across the world have been the major beneficiaries, enjoying the crisp and bubbly Matt Masurka touch on tracks by everyone from Class ... More >>
Beastie Boys, Animal Collective and Depeche Mode to rock Chicago's Grant Park this August.
P.O.S. tops Billboard chart, the Hopefuls tour dates, St. Paul Slim on B96 & Haley Bonar records Daytrotter session
Highlights from the past week including Lykke Li & Tapes 'n Tapes and next week's new releases
Mayhem to play Station 4, news on Dre Day & new music from Muja Messiah
Lykke Li plays the Varsity, Artist Meets Artist announced and new music from Mouthful of Bees
Chatting with Lykke Li in anticipation for her show this Sunday at the Varsity Theater.