In the coming days, Gimme Noise will profile the 20 finalists in our Twin Cities music photographers 2014 showcase. Stacy Schwartz not only loves documenting concerts herself, but she provides a calendar via Cakein15.com so that others can get more live music in their lives. Her photography has bee ... More >>
It's been 20 years since Nirvana released it final studio album, In Utero. Recorded at Pachyderm Studio in Cannon Falls, Minnesota, the release is getting the deluxe treatment with a 70-song reissue, including a remastering of the original album tracks, B-sides, demos, remixes of "Heart-Shaped Box," ... More >>
From P.O.S. to Prince to Polica, 2012 was a golden year in Minnesota music
Wits featuring Maria Bamford and Brandi CarlileThe Fitzgerald Theater, MinneapolisNovember 30, 2012Seeing Wits isn't like attending an ordinary concert. This is the recording of a radio show, which lends a certain formality and artificiality to the proceedings.SEE ALSO: Maria Bamford puts on her fun ... More >>
Dinosaur Jr.with ShearwaterThursday, October 18, 2012The Cabooze, MinneapolisThursday night at the Cabooze found the crowd witnessing both the beautiful path music is currently taking, and one where music has been and likely always will be. Austin, TX natives Shearwater represented the former; stalw ... More >>
Photos by Tony NelsonSebadoh November 2, 2011 400 Bar, Minneapolis "I'm not crying, but you're going to be in a minute." mused Sebadoh's bassist Jason Loewenstein at the beginning of Sebadoh's formidable two-hour set Wednesday night at the 400 Bar, underscoring what Sebadoh is and always has ... More >>
Influential artists of 2010
If you're like us, you probably had no idea that this past Sunday was Sister Day, a new holiday entirely fabricated by the Hallmark greeting card corporation. Even Hallmark's own website can't keep it straight, with some pages insisiting the "holiday" fell on last Sunday and others saying it will ... More >>
Celebrating the 10 winners of this year's best-new-bands poll
The legendary bands. The terrifying toilets. An oral history that goes so far behind the music it will leave you at a gun range beneath the stage.
After a 19-year hiatus, punk legends Mission of Burma reach for their revolver again
Arlo break our hearts before their fans can break their faces
Elastica's punk comeback makes something out of saying nothing
Can a St. Paul musician help a Canadian chanteuse turn Americans on to the Toronto music scene?
Post-rehab and on sabbatical from the Breeders, Kelley Deal is still in search of bliss.