I'm going to let you in on the secret: I don't know anything about music that normal adult humans listen to. Avalanches of culture engulf our entire society while I sit in a grubby basement, hunched over a laptop listening to old Motorhead records. However, on occasion, I'm forced to stick my he ... More >>
The Basilica Block Party returns to downtown Minneapolis in July. That seems so far away today, but it's coming. Today, Cities 97 is rolling out the lineup for the two-day fest, and it's a mix of bands you probably could've seen perform a decade ago (Matchbox Twenty) and newer fare (Father John Mist ... More >>
Ben Foster, still looking a little rough for his booking photo.We told you earlier about Ben Foster, the Pawlenty staffer who was arrested this morning in Iowa after trying to break into a home and drunkenly puking in its front lawn. But who is this guy, really? When 24-year-olds make headli ... More >>
Rob Thomas, we had no idea.
Does Radiohead's disjointed new album make them the World's Greatest Rock Band? (No.)
Elliott Smith gets back to where he never belonged with Figure 8
Computer wizards leave their bedrooms, rappers reach the stage, and the Mason Jennings Band creates the bar buzz of the decade. In the ninth annual City Pages New Music Poll, 60 local music fans pick the bands that made the biggest noise.
Alanis Morissette, pedagogue
Columbia recording artists Soul Asylum have a new record.