See Also:Bassgasm 7 lineup announcedArtists will forever rail against pigeonholing, but genre classifications provide immediacy, saleability, and ultimately a fanbase. They're a sonic roadmap for the EDM world, so when pop-dance artists like Swedish House Mafia and AVICII rise to a bewildering level ... More >>
Real strength is with its beer selection and wine list
Yael GrauerThe Public House has only been open since August, but it has already hired a new chef, Paul Johnson from Victory 44. Johnson has changed the entire menu, replacing bland dishes with flavorful American fare. The Public House hosted a free sampling of its revised menu for customers on Th ... More >>
Photos by Denis Jeong PlasterApril is continuing to roar by us at a steady clip, and this past weekend our local scene was so bustling that we had to export some of our musicians out to Indio, California before the whole town overflowed.
Johnson (left) at First Avenue with promoter Nick GunzFor legendary house DJ Paul Johnson, December started bad and got worse. The Chicago native, who has been DJing in a wheelchair for the better part of his career, was involved in a major accident that broke several of his bones and led to the ... More >>
Every facet of popular music has legends, figures that shaped the landscape of a particular genre; rock has Jagger and Lennon, country has Williams and Cash, hip hop has Blow and KRS-1. But, in terms of dance music, it's harder to identify the cornerstones. Penchants for anonymity, mu ... More >>
Discarded album revives forgotten chapter of Minneapolis music history
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Start with $12,000, 20 teenage entrepreneurs, and a crowd of anywhere from 200 to 2,000. Let's see you throw a better party.