Paul Stark

  • News

    May 1, 2013

    The CC Club: An oral history

    The iconic bar's owners, famous patrons, and hometown regulars remember the dive's best moments

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Replacements Archives: Twin Tone Madness, Garage Rock Mania

    ​Following last Friday's yearly tribute to the Replacements at First Ave--this year's headline featured a star-studded performance of the Replacements' debut album, Sorry Ma, I Forgot To Take Out The Trash--we thought it would be interesting to dig through the CityPages archives and look at some o ... More >>

  • News

    August 22, 2007

    Seen Your Video

    Rick Fuller turns his back on MTV to preserve the history of the local music scene.

  • News

    December 14, 2005

    Local Music Yearbook '05

    Rappers were hot. Smokers were cold. Rockers were on Myspace. And sometime after the last Katrina benefit, we wrote it all down for you.

  • News

    June 8, 2005

    Three Tracks, Echo, and a Bunch of Hungry Teenagers

    A short tour of some of the Twin Cities' historic recording studios

  • News

    December 15, 2004

    Local Music Yearbook '04

    We crowd-surfed with R.T. We bar hopped on light rail. And between some of our precious last sucks on a cigarette at the club, we scribbled it all down on a cocktail napkin.

  • Music

    December 6, 2000
  • Arts

    March 15, 2000

    Get Up for the Download

    Searching for a new network of fans, local bands tune up, log on, and drop out

  • Music

    February 17, 1999

    Brilliant Mistake

    Kim Randall never planned on becoming an indie record impresario, but coincidence left her No Alternative

  • Arts

    January 13, 1999

    Symphony of a City

    With the national collapse of indie rock, 100 local music scenes bloom

  • Arts

    November 4, 1998

    From Flannel to Glitter

    Yanni rocks the keyboards--and other odd tales from the Twin Cities' glam-rock scene

  • Arts

    May 20, 1998

    The Suburbs, the Replacements, Soul Asylum--Twin/Tone Records

    Minneapolis label's proprietor, Paul Stark, is making a play for the future

  • Feature

    March 4, 1998

    Open 'Til Close

    D'Or to Door: Punk pioneer Terry Katzman and Garage D'Or Records prepare to relocate after more than a decade on Nicollet Avenue.

  • Music

    November 26, 1997

    Return to Sender

    Best Buy announces that the CD-release party is over.