Os Mutantes with WriterNovember 30th, 2012Cedar Cultural CenterIt's easy to understand how Os Mutantes helped influence so many bands since their heyday in late '60s Brazil. The seamless blending of pop, rock, psychedelica, and prog with samba and bossa nova traditions made the group's sound strikin ... More >>
Ariel Pink's Haunted GraffitiWith Dam-FunkFine Line Music Cafe, MinneapolisSaturday, September 22, 2012Ariel Pink might be one of the greatest pretenders of our musical era. But the catch is that he might not be. For years he's made it deliberately unclear as to whether he's genuinely definable by t ... More >>
Selva Surreal is band's sophomore offering
From beginning to end, 2010 has kept us busy running from venue to venue in pursuit of some phenomenal live music. Gimme Noise's team of writers and photographers fanned out across the Twin Cities to catch as many shows as we could, and each of us ended up with our own diverse and distinctive lis ... More >>
Photos by Nikki MillerOs MutantesOs Mutantes with Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti and Diva Dompe November 20, 2010 Cedar Cultural Center Bands running waaaay behind schedule and the ice storm OF THE CENTURY (er, uh, or of the month) didn't keep a packed house of Os Mutantes fans, Ariel Pink fans, A ... More >>
As national acts realize that winter in Minnesota is here to stay (and subsequently stop touring our way for a few months), local bands are still playing nonstop for our enjoyment. Check some of the major billings happening this weekend from some of our best talent.
The Dodos brought their much-vaunted live act to the Turf Club Tuesday, and their electrifying performance didn't disappoint
Be inspired by everything from an anime festival to a film noir microcinema
Monsters of Folk, Os Mutantes & Lil Wayne announce upcoming TC dates.
With his first American tour and a new album, Livro, avant-pop's Brazilian uncle rewrites the book of love
On the eve of his first American tour, Brazilian cut-up artist Tom Zé talks about Tropicália and its cultural remixes