We bite into uncharted territory from testicles to urchins
Minnesota is divided into two camps: those who love lutefisk and those who would sooner eat testicles. Both sides have their reasons. The lovers, mostly of Scandinavian heritage, usually grow up eating lutefisk, a long-standing Scandinavian staple served with copious amounts of butter and potatoes. ... More >>
Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week we get things started with a new video from Holographic Sands, drawn from their just-released EP on Forged Artifacts, Water Bodies. We've also got new clips from A ... More >>
Of Montreal With Wild Moccasins Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis Wednesday, May 15, 2013Most bands tour the country stocked up with all of their gear and a collection of merch. Of Montreal also packs as many costumes as a Broadway show. From the skeleton-faced clowns who joined the band on stage ... More >>
Beach House With Poor Moon First Avenue, Minneapolis October 9, 2012 With the release of Teen Dream in 2010, Baltimore's Beach House set the standard for what a modern pop record can accomplish, both in sound and texture. And while the arrival of Bloom earlier this year perhaps didn't raise the bar ... More >>
See Also:Kevin Steinman says farewell and thanks to the Twin CitiesU.S. healthcare is too costly for Kevin Steinman, so he's moving to NorwayKevin Steinman with his band, Andy Thompson, Justin Hartke, Matt Novachis and special guests Chris Koza, Jeremy Messersmith, Brianna Lane, Luke Anderson, Linne ... More >>
See Also:U.S. healthcare is too costly for Kevin Steinman, so he's moving to NorwayI sit at a dining table we're about to sell, heaped with things we'll throw in suitcases in two days, amidst a mounting sea of packing boxes. Above the crinkling din of paper being wrapped around our kitchenwares, a c ... More >>
See Also:Kevin Steinman talks songwriting and the power of performingKevin Steinman checks in from Norway to talk about the aftermath of the Oslo tragedyKevin Steinman will be a Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter until later this summer. After a farewell show at Bryant Lake Bowl on July 23, he's mo ... More >>
Minneapolis singer-songwriter Kevin Steinman is abroad in Norway right now visiting family with his wife Ina. As the horrific Oslo attacks were taking place, Steinman was an hour away from the city, watching and waiting for the news as it all happened. We spoke to Kevin via email about his ex ... More >>
Photo by Dan CorriganTwin Cities boogie-rock favorites Chooglin' are about to head overseas again for the Spring thaw. Having traveled across Europe, including some festivals in Norway last year and a trip to the Netherlands, the band were invited back over the pond to do a small two-week tour of ... More >>
City PagesLearning to Skijor. It's the middle of February, the sky is gray, and if you're feeling less than chipper you're definitely not alone. Here's a great way for you to beat winter: Take your dog for a ski! Or rather, let your dog take you for a skijor.
Photo by Dan CorriganChooglin' has accomplished a lot in five years. The seven-piece band has branched out from their hard rock/punk roots, expanding their repertoire into Memphis and R&B influenced rock, with ringleader Jesse Tomlinson emphasizing melodies along with the big riffs. After 2 ... More >>
Eating endangered animals = not cool.
Join the conversation with T.D. Mischke on today's 'In The Stream' live from 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Don't worry, folks. Your bacon is totally safe.
Highlights from the past week including Monotonix, Mark Olson & Gary Louris as well as next week's new releases
Hot on the heels of their outstanding "Die Off Songbird," Maps of Norway have booked their farewell show. Gimme Noise talks over the high points with bassist Matt Helgeson.
With Dallas Orbiter and Thunderbolt Pagoda, tonight's Turf Club show charts a shining pass path across a dreary Wednesday.
They may know how to navigate Western Scandinavia, but Maps of Norway can't explain how they came to be
Dirty Space Disco
Norway excludes Wal-Mart from nat'l oil fund investments, the MPD to give out gun locks at NNO, the NSA neither confirms nor denies surveillance of gay rights groups, new music from Bob Mould, capture the flag this Saturday, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...