Max Martin

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2014

    On Taylor Swift's Most Sinful Album Yet (Sort Of)

    The world is tired of Taylor Swift pretending that she's a virtuous country star, and the announcement that 1989 would be a "pure pop" album inspired by Like a Prayer-era Madonna was accompanied more than anything by a collective sigh of relief. No more of this chastity-driven power pop -- time for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2014

    Katy Perry 2014 U.S. tour dates -- Minneapolis in August

    Wildlife and John Mayer enthusiast Katy Perry will embark on an enormous North American tour later this year. The 46-city trek is in support of Prism, her third album of songs constructed with the help of pop hitmakers like Max Martin and Dr. Luke. The most notorious of the batch thus far being the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    Megan & Liz: We're quote-unquote good role models

    Megan and Liz Mace are like your two best girlfriends from back when you were still an innocent young thing, able to cure your broken heart with a pint of Ben & Jerry's and a girls'-night-in screening of Titanic. The 20-year-old fraternal twin sisters and former high school cheerleaders have bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Minnesota History Center hosts St. Paul food and pub crawls this summer

    Courtesy of Max Martin Banh mi, one of the many delicious eats guests will get to try on the Food Crawl.​History teachers always say that history can be fun and exciting, but sometimes that's hard to remember when you're slogging through pages and pages of readings. This summer, the Minnesota ... More >>

  • News

    December 27, 2000

    Artists Of The Year

    From escapist entertainment to aesthetic ecstasy: Twenty-nine writers script valentines to twelve months of culture

  • Music

    December 13, 2000

    Exile on Backstreet

    With Black and Blue, the Backstreet Boys' grand cultural moment may have come to an end. And yes, it was so a grand moment.

  • Arts

    January 5, 2000
  • Music

    October 6, 1999