The rise of "Fancy" rapper Iggy Azalea continues. After playing the Fine Line just two years ago, the "realest" Australian pop star will join exclusive company -- U2, Passion Pit, Imagine Dragons, Atmosphere -- who have performed at the University of Minnesota's TCF Stadium.The October show is for t ... More >>
The Best of the Twin Cities issue has arrived, packed with our picks for the best these fine cities have to offer -- from where to get the best barbecue to the best tattoo parlor to get some fresh ink. Gimme Noise rounded up all the music winners in one spot for you to peruse in one spot. Take a l ... More >>
Yes, ladies and gents, the Best of the Twin Cities for 2013 is live all over the City Pages website. And the issue -- which takes gilded inspiration from The Great Gatsby -- will hit stands Wednesday.Gimme Noise has compiled links to the music category winners below. Take a gander!
See Also:Lady Gaga plots Born This Way Ball 2013 tour -- St. Paul in FebruaryRihanna and Cee Lo Green at the Target Center, 6/16/11, SlideshowLive-Blogging The 2012 Video Music Awards: We Are Never Ever Ever Gonna Use Tonight As A BellwetherSo while many Americans were caught up in Thursday's politi ... More >>
The Best of the Twin Cities issue has hit the streets -- officially. It's as thick as a phone book, but is beautifully designed like a keepsake tome.The Enchanted Cities theme is apt given how enchanted we all are with the many great offerings available in our local pastures. Plus, there's that big, ... More >>
Even if Justin Bieber isn't readily accessible in Minnesota, and old reptile buddy of his is just an hour's drive away from the Twin Cities. We're talking about Johnson, an albino boa constrictor who is the first celebrity snake to reside at the impeccably named RAD (Reptile & Amphibian Disco ... More >>
If the Grammys showed us anything this year -- aside from the apparently difficult pronunciation of Bon f'ing Iver -- it was that electronic music is here in a big way. Now, in association with the awards show, documentarian Amir Bar-Lev introduces a one-night engagement of his film Re:Ge ... More >>
A small portion of the ugliness.The past 24 hours have been admittedly strange for the cult of Justin Vernon. As has already been discussed in detail, Bon Iver's self-titled, pastoral folk album is up for four Grammys at the February 12 show, and these are in major categories that seem to be with ... More >>
Photos by Erik HessOdd FutureOctober 12, 2011First Avenue, MinneapolisAs I figured, waiting in line I noticed a young crowd for Odd Future (the show was all ages, and was finished by the time most of-age shows even have doors); some from slightly out of the city limits, some with their mothers, a ... More >>
Rock icon Robert Plant will bring his Band of Joy, featuring Patty Griffin, to the State Theatre in Minneapolis on April 12. Though known for his righteous rock wailings in Led Zeppelin, Plant has toned it down of late, collaborating with Allison Krauss for a folk duo album in 2007 and releasing ... More >>
Jason Derülo isn't what you would expect from a 21 year old hip-hopper. But according to Jason, it's not hip-hop -- it's a new facet of pop, evident in his first single "Watcha Say," which was a #1 US single that went 3x Platinum in 2009. Aided by the all-familiar sounds of auto-tuning, the song ... More >>
Nepotism and lady beer guts: three acts to see if you've got nothin' better goin', and two not to miss.
Compare "The Handler" to "The Circus." Spears doesn't know what she's missing.
The work week be damned-- it's time for drinks, dancing, and prog rock.
Crossing over—who's doing it, who's not
Devotees have been waiting years for the new GNR album
DJ Girl Talk is the maddest scientist in the mash-up lab
We crowd-surfed with R.T. We bar hopped on light rail. And between some of our precious last sucks on a cigarette at the club, we scribbled it all down on a cocktail napkin.
After silver screen stinkers and disappointing record sales, Usher finally gives us a view from the top
A Tigerbeat6 showcase trades old blips and bloops for Cex, numbers, and stars as eyes
The war on terror is keeping musicians out of the U.S.
Slug's love bug, Kat Bjelland's exorcism, Dave Pirner's throbbing shins: Ten years of local music served on ten great platters.
Now that Music Row has gone mainstream, an industry insider describes the nation's newest company town.