Minnesota Music Academy

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    Flamin' Ohs drummer Bobby Meide passes away

    Courtesy the Flamin' Ohs​Bobby Meide, drummer for longstanding local rock band the Flamin' Ohs, passed away yesterday morning, only a few weeks after being diagnosed with a neurological disorder called Korsakoff's syndrome."I have played with Bobby since 1970. I am heartbroken," Flamin' Ohs lead s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2007

    MMAs Have Moved to March

    Hey, what happened to the 2007 Minnesota Music Awards? Last year's were held on October 1, and hosted by Brian Oake and Mary Lucia at First avenue, when the whole shebang seemed to have regained what cred it lost from previous years' balloting mishaps and far-flung venues. Turns out the 27th Annual ... More >>

  • News

    December 20, 2006

    Local Music Yearbook '06

    Prince went to Vegas. Smokers went to Maplewood. Tapes 'N Tapes went to the moon. And sometime after the last zombie dance party got busted, we wrote it all down for you.

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2005

    Your guide to the 2005 Minnesota Music Awards

    Like the Oscars, the Minnesota Music Academy's "Minnies" (or Minnesota Music Awards) at First Avenue tonight will be fun to participate in, fun to watch, and fun to make fun of (and I say this as someone onstage being made fun of). Somebody back me up: Aren't these things, you know, culturally inter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2005
  • Arts

    April 13, 2005

    Linger Awhile

    Larry Malmberg's 60-plus years as Minnesota's Accordion King

  • News

    November 24, 2004

    Two Hundred Twenty-Four Ballots...and No Hanging Chads!

    Picked to Click Pollsters cast their votes

  • News

    November 24, 2004

    Tell Us What You Really Think...

    Picked to Click Voters spew forth their most vehement opinions about the local music scene

  • Music

    December 18, 2002

    A Local Music Yearbook

    Two cities, twelve months, a million reasons to rock!

  • Arts

    January 2, 2002

    The Year in Music

    The Sound of Music, 2001: Our Favorite Things

  • News

    May 9, 2001

    Picked to Click

    The 11th Annual City Pages New Music Poll

  • Music

    April 4, 2001
  • Music

    December 15, 1999

    Where the Trash Picks You Up

    With their first album of originals, Lee's house band heads for fresh country

  • Music

    May 27, 1998

    Yes Future!

    Ousia breaks up. Ana Voog leaves her bedroom. The mother ship of knob-twaddling electronic music descends for a local showcase.

  • Feature

    May 1, 1998

    Timing Is Everything

    As songwriter Ann Reed and her audiences have matured, so has her work. Perhaps that's the reason for her loyal, widespread following

  • Music

    July 23, 1997
  • Arts

    July 16, 1997

    PICKED TO CLICK PART 7: It's New to You!

    The 1997 City Pages New Music Poll
    Moon's Over Minneapolis: Brother Sun Sister Moon rise in the north

  • Music

    July 10, 1996
  • Music

    April 24, 1996
  • Music

    March 6, 1996
  • Music

    February 21, 1996