Duluth trio hits a 20-year high
Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties.This week we kick things off with the first installment of Wiping Out Thousands' new video blog project, Crossing Wires, which aims to intimately and awesomely capture live pe ... More >>
The Low Movie (How to Quit Smoking) is part of this year's running of the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival, and the band is coming back to town to celebrate its release here. The event caps what is fixing to be a banner year for Low, following the recent release of their latest studi ... More >>
Bill Morrison's approach to film is much like most modern day composers or musicians. With primarily discarded archival footage as his main axe, his visual storytelling resembles sample-based music. Often the origins of his source material become greatly obscured by the final expression in his work. ... More >>
There's a bit of a chill outside as Gimme Noise meets up with Korda Records' Allison Labonne outside the Walker Art Center. We'll be drinking buddies at the Walker's Gather restaurant for the afternoon, and we'll discuss the multiple musical projects Allison and her friends are currently working on ... More >>
The Afghan Whigs and Twilight Singers frontman Greg Dulli is undoubtedly smarter and deeper than the internet. He connected a love of R&B's brutal underbelly and the visceral outbursts he had inside decades before Napster turned everyone's music tastes into rotisserie fare. Still, a steadfast fa ... More >>
Longtime audio/visual collaborators Low and local film and video director Phil Harder have churned out another stunning masterpiece together. The new clip for "Especially Me" -- from this year's C'Mon, the band's 9th full length release -- features vocalist/drummer Mimi Parker aboard a New Yo ... More >>
While my pets are going through ice cubes like a freakin' Snoopy snow cone machine, it's been tough for us humans to get through the heat of this summer. But it's the great music from these flatlands that keeps us around, and it was a major shock to the system when the amazing new video from ... More >>
an interview with filmmaker Phil Harder
â€‹(This guy escaped from Coney Island) This week we have gallery show homage to Coney Island, a benefit for MN Fashion, and free music at the Triple Rock.
The True Hollywood Story of A Band Apart Co-Founder Michael Bodnarchek
Rick Fuller turns his back on MTV to preserve the history of the local music scene.
Danny Sigelman craves more than playing other people's music
Sundance is a second home for 'Factotum' producer Christine Walker
Like the Oscars, the Minnesota Music Academy's "Minnies" (or Minnesota Music Awards) at First Avenue tonight will be fun to participate in, fun to watch, and fun to make fun of (and I say this as someone onstage being made fun of). Somebody back me up: Aren't these things, you know, culturally inter ... More >>
Minnesota filmmakers remember the warm-weather flicks that got them hot (or bothered)
The second annual edition of “Sound Unseen” highlights the subversive side of music making in the era of media consolidation.
Can a St. Paul musician help a Canadian chanteuse turn Americans on to the Toronto music scene?