Believe it or not, June is less than a week away. Cedar Cultural Center welcomes the Howlin' Brothers Wednesday and Brooklyn duo Savoir Adore the next day. Devendra Banhart celebrates his birthday at Mill City Nights Thursday, while LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy plays the First Avenue Mainroom. Fri ... More >>
If you can brave the weather, there's plenty of music going on this week. Thursday, twenty one pilots play a sold-out show at the Triple Rock while Boz Scaggs makes an appearance at the State Theatre. Friday night, Zoo Animal will be at the Icehouse, Ex Nuns rock Cause, Edward the Confesso ... More >>
Influential artists of 2010
A jam-packed lineup to keep you sane over the holiday weekend.
The time has come to purify our hearts and minds of the guilty pleasures in our iPods. You could be next.
This week brings us back to fruit-flavored hard liquor. We're trying RonDiaz banana rum which offers the "exotic taste of the tropics." Yeah, it's from Princeton, MN.
It's back to malt liquor this week as we give Mickey's a try. Any alcohol that is served in bottles colloquially referred to as 'grenades' has to be good.
The RNC made us OD on stars and stripes... let's escape Canada way with whiskey from our neighbors to the north. Yum Yum Yum!
You know liquor is good when the price tag says 'Below Cost!' As is the case with Popov vodka. With a pitch like that, how could we resist?
We identify the most interesting, influential and inimitable artists of 2007.
Adult Swim's Resident Death Metal Band Release an Album—We Put on Our Corpse Paint and Take a Listen
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.
Hold Steady @ First Avenue From Nate Patrin's review of the new Hold Steady record: "There is a point on Boys and Girls in America that marks the line the Hold Steady have apparently crossed. It's the chorus on the second track, a churning anthem dubbed 'Chips Ahoy!,' where it's a bit hard to tell ... More >>
The 10 (or 28) best local albums of 2004
Polls and punditry for the best new bands in town
Astronaut Wife, decembers architects, and the Foxfire factor: The 2000 City Pages New Music Poll