Spoiler: torture’s bad
Deleter is that enigma that can't be categorized. The Minneapolis group has released a single each week during the month of March for their EP A/B Series. The new album constantly keeps the listener on their toes, incorporating slivers of sound that come and go, recognizable, yet mutating before the ... More >>
After slaying the First Avenue crowd during their opening set for Shellac back in September, local quintet STNNNG got a burst of additional good news when Shellac asked them to play in their curated All Tomorrow's Parties festival in Camber Sands, England, at the end of November. The three-day festi ... 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 >>
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 >>
National security laws have transformed America's most vulnerable immigrants into terrorists
Kris DrakeNow that Subo's closed, we need a place for Filipino-style grilled snapper!While Twin Cities restaurants offer an abundance of some global cuisines, they're missing some critical dishes--and entire regions. Here are five types of restaurants the Hot Dish finds sorely lacking, severa ... More >>
Joining the ranks of many other artists who have done tours performing seminal works (Mission Of Burma, Devo, the Pixies, Sparks, Steely Dan, Rush, Voyager...), Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will be bringing their multi-platinum, career-defining E. 1999 Eternal to the Mainroom in September.
The North Dakotan farmer and singer has been called "One of the great undiscovered treasures of contemporary American folk music."
The local lads release their new disc tonight in the Holiest of Holies.
Joe Rogan wants a group of Minnesotans killed. Who are they? Also, a grim anniversary.
The Nobel Laureate deemed too offensive by the University of St. Thomas offers his thoughts in an exclusive interview
Karen immigrants describe their harrowing journeys from the brutality of Burma to sanctuary in St. Paul
Wherein six Minnesotans brave the Mekong River, whirlpools, and dysentery in a leaky boat with a lawnmower engine held together by toothpaste and cardboard and live to tell about it
Dinosaurs rule the dance floors no more
Eat Street Malaysian Restaurant Peninsula is a perfect antidote to late-winter blahs
Gremlin's 'On the Verge' stumbles through time
Paula Joan "Polly" Alexander, a founding member of Minneapolis's first all-female rock band, Tetes Noires, died of a heart illness on October 22. She was 47.
Fighting Spielberg's battles from your bean bag
After a 19-year hiatus, punk legends Mission of Burma reach for their revolver again
Polemicist Christopher Hitchens follows George Orwell into a political minefield
This branch of the rainbow family includes women rebuilt as men, gals who were born guys (some of them lesbians in male bodies), cross-dressers, drag queens, and some folks who say gender no longer means much
A Minnesota tie to the ill-fated coup in Venezuela
If you could wave your magic wand and make one improvement to the Twin Cities, what would it be?
The music industry released 30,000 albums in 1998. You can live without 29,990 of them.
A real-life fairy tale in which the wild beasts are hunted, the jungle is a plantation, and the knight in shining armor hails from Apple Valley.
Eighteen Months in the Info-Quarry.