Key to a False Door is the group's tightest, fastest record yet
The weather has cooled down, but the music hasn't. Plenty of acts, large and local, are hitting up the Twin Cities this week. Mumford & Sons leave their mark on St. Paul Wednesday at the Xcel while Taylor Swift stops by later for the weekend. Alt-J plays a sold out two night show at First Avenue ... More >>
Girls Got Rhythm Fest Day 1With the Muffs, Pierced Arrows, White Mystery, Caroline & the Treats, the Pinsch, and Hot RashAmsterdam Bar & Hall, St. PaulFriday, May 11, 2012Related:Slideshow: Girls Got Rhythm FestivalGirls Got Rhythm Fest Day 2 at Amsterdam Bar, 5/12/12If anyone in the Amsterd ... More >>
Tom PilcherMarnie Stern July 3, 2011 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis Experimental guitar player Marnie Stern took a break from her high-profile opening gigs with the Flaming Lips on Sunday night at the Entry to burn through a shorter set of newer material with her noisy trio. Stern's impressive f ... More >>
"Weekends don't count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless."-Calvin (Calvin & Hobbes)
Baths, ready to go at the Cake ShopA panel discussion with some of the best and brightest in music writing, much disappointment, and an ex-straightedge legacy act. What is he talking about?
Photos by Erik HessBest Coast and Male BondingSeptember 17, 2010Triple Rock, MinneapolisBest Coast puts on a really odd live show. I was a big fan of Crazy For You when it was first released, egged on by her solid EPs from last year. But then Bethany Cosentino started showing up everywhere, alway ... More >>
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Ian Traas previews the Gang Gang Dance/Marnie Stern show at First Avenue tonight. Great place to celebrate/cry (ho ... More >>