With 2012 breathing its final breaths, so is a West Bank landmark and live music institution. The 400 Bar, located at 400 Cedar Avenue in Minneapolis, is closing its doors after 17 years of hosting live music in its intimate environs.In recent months, the gritty bar's management team of Tom and Bill ... More >>
Mission Of Burma 400 Bar, Minneapolis September 27, 2012 The legendary post-punk band Mission Of Burma hit the 400 Bar on Thursday night intent on not only solidifying their venerable status with the old-guard of the local music community, but adding to it, as the power-trio out of Boston delivered ... More >>
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Sometimes pop and rock songs are at their best when the grooves are especially spiral-like or boa-constricted, when melodic ecstasy and sonic claustrophobia combine to create something amazing. This week, 5ingles explores that idea with five recent jams that aren't trying to make you listen passivel ... More >>
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