Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week begins with a stylish 3D video from Father You See Queen. We've also got new clips from Allan Kingdom, Hollow Boys, Bora York, DJ Snuggles & Sean Anonymous, Brilli ... More >>
Art-A-Whirl Marijuana Deathsquads, the Cactus Blossoms, BNLX, Dosh, Sun Gods to Gamma Rays, Hollow Boys, Crossing Guards, and From the Midwest Grumpy's NE, 331 Club, and Anchor Fish & Chips, MInneapolis Saturday, May 17, 2014 After spending much of the last few months trapped indoors, music and ... More >>
The Best Love is Free, featuring Cecil Otter with Later Babes, I Colossus and Sophia Eris Fine Line Music Cafe, Minneapolis Saturday, February 9, 2013Now that the Best Love is Free showcase and the Twin Cities have had a steady thing going for a few years here, it's become quite a prosperous and hap ... More >>
The Great Rock and Roll Swap Meet has grown in both stature and popularity over the years, so much so that organizers had to move the event from the Hexagon to the Turf Club in order to have more room. The fourth annual Rock 'n Roll Swap Meet is set for January 25 at the Turf, and promises the bigge ... More >>
Dark, dreamy art-rock trio Brute Heart are set to bring us an encore live performance of their score to the haunting 1920 German Expressionist silent horror masterpiece The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari on Friday night at the Cedar. Brute Heart will be joined by cellist Jonathan Kaiser (former Blackthorns ... More >>
If you regularly attend local shows in the Twin Cities, chances are you've seen Mark McGee perform at one time or another. Whether he's bringing the noise with Marijuana Deathsquads, giving an electronic edge to Votel, or leading his ethereal bands To Kill a Petty Bourgeoisie or Father You See Queen ... More >>
Wade Boggs' Wicked Boston Baked Bash with Marijuana Deathsquads, Weird Boggs, Plain Ole Bill, Baby Boys Turf Club, St. Paul Friday, April 20, 2012 When the details were posted no one could've been fully prepared for this gig. The bizarre promo video didn't exactly clarify things either. The lineup ... More >>
Father You See Queen, the Cloak Ox, and Marijuana Deathsquads7th St. Entry, MinneapolisFriday, January 20, 2012Check out a slideshow from the concert here.Father You See Queen turned the 7th St. Entry into an art house cinema on Friday night, fluidly blending their moody, ethereal music with pr ... More >>
While we only have space to feature the top 10 finalists in our Picked to Click issue (or 13, this year, because of several ties), we think it's important to publish the complete list of ranking bands so you can see how the points were awarded all the way down the line. And just for added nerdlin ... More >>
Sho Nikaido has consistently made Monday nights at Nick & Eddie worth a peek, but never more so than tonight.
What started as an annual tradition during Art-A-Whirl has now transformed into a project of monumental proportions. Previously known as the Boat Project, which would invite local noise and experimental rock bands to play on the roof of a houseboat and out in the middle of the Mississippi River b ... More >>
It's inarguably creeptastic getting your local music news from Facebook -- from someone you're not friends with, no less. But that's what we did!Yes, apparently the ambient glass-scrape-and-primrose collective of To Kill A Petty Bourgeoisie have wet their last noodle. And while the Cities may be ... More >>
Photos by Erik HessWe had an insanely fun time yesterday afternoon throwing the first ever Gimme Noise day party in Austin in partnership with First Avenue. The party was hopping from the get-go, thanks in part to the free beer offered up by Tiger, and we were thrilled to see a huge contingent of ... More >>
Photo by Erik HessWhile the rest of us slept last night, tucked away warm in our beds, Mark Mallman continued laboring away during the first overnight lap of his Marathon 3, which continues through Sunday.We're picking up where we left off last night to find out how the Marathon is going so far - ... More >>
Photo by Nick VlcekWild hearts can be broken. Ours certainly are in reporting that rising electro-pop duo Lookbook, a band that was featured on the cover of City Pages a few short months ago, is going on what guitarist and producer Grant Cutler calls an "indefinite break."
The video was shot by Northern Outpost, directed by Jeremy Catterton, and features a remix by Mark McGee.
The local duo have released a new video in support of their latest album "Marlone."