Makes No Sense At All captures the visions, ramblings, and memories
of Chris Strouth, a Twin Cities-bred master of music, film, and
everything else.The Catholic Church figured out something during the middle ages: If you build a church to look like a castle, the serfs will feel safe in its massive ... More >>
Dinosaur Jr. re-emerged stronger than ever with with I Bet on Sky, their tenth record, and third since they reunited back in 2005. Beginning in Amherst, Massachusetts in 1984, Dinosaur Jr. pioneered alt-rock with their metal-tinged grunge and post-punk and thrash rock, creating an entirely new sound ... More >>
Legs McNeil is a legendary rock music historian, author and journalist. He co-founded and wrote for Punk Magazine back in the mid-'70s, is a former senior editor for Spin, and founder/editor of Nerve magazine in 1992.
He is renowned as co-author of Please Kill Me: the Uncensored Oral History of Pu ... More >>
Due to the 102° fever of singer Fat Mike, tonight's NOFX show at the Cabooze has been postponed. The celebrated Los Angeles punk band were set to play the West Bank club this evening along with local luminaries Dillinger Four, but the show has been called off. Ticket holders should contact the Join ... More >>
City Pages was born before Heath Ledger and Aaliyah and has outlived them both. We're older than Christina Aguilera, Jason Schwartzman, and Cory from Boy Meets World. This week marks the 30-year anniversary of the name change from Sweet Potato to City Pages.The new name was simply and succinctly ... More >>
There's something to be said for a scene that is as easily identifiable as it is unified. Over the past seven years the self-described Twin Cities electropunk scene has done an impeccable job of branding itself to outsiders via a series of free compilations.
Maygun and LisaPunk rock prides itself for an inclusive environment--as a place for misfits and alienated souls to come together, despite differences. Of course, it only takes a few minutes at a concert to recognize that the crowd itself isn't as diverse as its philosophy. Despite the egali ... More >>
It's no big secret that Green Day lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong is invested in the Twin Cities -- after all, he met his wife, Adrienne, at a show in Minneapolis, and has long cited both the Replacements and Hüsker Dü as major influences.