The secluded Pachyderm Recording Studio in Cannon Falls has seen some of the most celebrated groups of the past 30 years roll into town and bash out some of the best records of the modern rock era. As the studio enters a new era with Duluth's Trampled by Turtles recording their latest album there wi ... More >>
Related:First Avenue: An archived history via flyers, riders & contractsFirst Avenue's 40 years of rock 'n' rollTop 20 best Minnesota musicians: The complete listFirst Avenue is undoubtedly among the premier rock clubs in the country -- possibly the world. Since 1970, the building at the interse ... More >>
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Related:Minneapolis music scene named second-best in the U.S.Minnesotans need to remember to exhale sometimes -- especially fresh on the heels of being ranked as the number two music scene in the country. Shouldn't it be enough to simply enjoy a rich history of quality musicians blossoming from f ... More >>
Minnesotans need to remember to exhale sometimes -- especially fresh on the heels of being ranked as the number two music scene in the country. Shouldn't it be enough to simply enjoy a rich history of quality musicians blossoming from fertile local soil? For those times that worrying that people ... More >>
Photos by Steve CohenWith only a couple of weeks left until the release of their reunion record, Mockingbird Time, the Jayhawks are flying into overdrive with a series of promotional shows, downloads, and appearances, including a recent stop at Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion last wee ... More >>
Photo by Steve CohenThe Jayhawks' Mark Olson and Marc Perlman at the Basilica Block Party in 2009This morning, Cities 97 filled in a few gaps on the schedule for this summer's Basilica Block Party, which was mostly revealed during an extended broadcast last Thursday. In addition to adding Citizen ... More >>
So here's a string of words I never thought would appear in the same sentence: Recording site Daytrotter recently invited Naughty By Nature to their Illinois studios for a session, with locals Solid Gold sitting in as their backing band. Wait, what?
Mally, Pink Mink, Grant Cutler, and more
Prince, Gayngs, Gigamesh, and many others dot the calendar
That's right, more lists!
The Dead Weather schedule Minneapolis date, Bob Dylan retains #1 spot in the U.K. & the Boss plays the Xcel.
Metallica to play Target Center in October, new Kristoff Krane announced & Man is Doomed profiled
Lykke Li plays the Varsity, Artist Meets Artist announced and new music from Mouthful of Bees
New Muja Messiah & Slug, TC Hip Hop Award winners & Story of the Sea reviewed
Ouija Radio's Christy Hunt will play Letterman next week with her more prominent national band, the Von Bondies.
Adoptive parents fend off the demands of former pitcher Juan Berenguer's fiery cousin
Laurie Lindeen, ex-Zuzu's Petals frontwoman, remembers days of touring with a punk band and turning Paul Westerberg's head in her memoir, Petal Pusher
The Strib's sometimes-contrarian editorial board joins the pro-stadium chorus
The Jayhawks move onward with the new, acoustic sounds of 'Rainy Day Music'
35 concerts to soundtrack your summer.