Punk rock has been a part of cinema ever since the music was created in places like Los Angeles, New York, and London in the mid to late '70s. Aside from the music, either live or on record, the big screen provided another medium to convey what punk truly stands for: not giving a fuck what anyone el ... More >>
The theater delivers a short, sharp, and shocking show
Dinosaur Jr. re-emerged stronger than ever with with I Bet on Sky, their tenth record, and third since they reunited back in 2005. Beginning in Amherst, Massachusetts in 1984, Dinosaur Jr. pioneered alt-rock with their metal-tinged grunge and post-punk and thrash rock, creating an entirely new sound ... More >>
Thee Oh Seeswith Ty Segall and Trin TranTurf Club, St. PaulSeptember 30, 2012Right from the time Thee Oh Sees took to the stage on Sunday night, it felt like anarchy in the Turf Club. The crowd -- or at least the front third of the room--exploded into a flurry of thrashing legs and flying elbows. Sw ... More >>
City Pages was born before Heath Ledger and Aaliyah and has outlived them both. We're older than Christina Aguilera, Jason Schwartzman, and Cory from Boy Meets World. This week marks the 30-year anniversary of the name change from Sweet Potato to City Pages.The new name was simply and succinctly ... More >>
Chances are, if you've been involved with or been a fan of the local music scene in the Twin Cities you've come across the cherubic music enthusiast John Kass. A man behind so many great finds in the used record bins that dot the Twin Cities record collecting culture, John has been a part of the ... More >>
The eclectic festival brought in fans and musicians from all over the world.
Rap's most weeded-out MC West of Shaolin and East of Long Beach cuts through the haze at the Varsity.