3OH!3 Varsity Theater, Minneapolis Thursday, October 31, 2013 Keeping with the Halloween spirit, 3OH!3 weren't their normal selves at the Varsity last night. The electro-pop duo from Boulder and their backing band were all dressed as characters from the 2004 weirdo-comedy Napoleon Dynamite. Nathan ... More >>
Holed up in his New York City apartment, Darwin Deez wrote and recorded a quirky, ten-track ode to failed relationships. Driven by drum loops and laced together by four guitar strings, Deez's 2010 self-titled album gave him the opportunity the travel the world. Now in 2013, he's made the move from b ... More >>
Opening up about everything from new album Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color to politics and religion
In conjunction with Cedar Cultural Center's "Cedar Seeder" program, Maria Isa and Adriana Rimpel of Malamanya have been raising money for an ambitious new project. They hope to expand the scope of the local Latin music scene by incorporating collaborations with Puerto Rican talent and empowering the ... More >>
By Craig HlavatyBruce Springsteen's Thursday started with a keynote speech in one of the big ballrooms at the Austin Convention Center, and ended with a mythic three-hour set at ACL Live across town, in front of a few thousand people cooing "Bruce."The keynote and the show went hand in hand. If y ... More >>
Photos by Stefanie Odberg for 96.3 NOWBY HANNAH SILK CHAMPAGNEWhen is a listening party not just a listening party?When it's a Kanye West listening party.
The announcement that Weezer's emo-rock masterpiece Pinkerton will be reissued this fall was welcome news at An Affront to Serious Music Criticism HQ. Weezer's sophomore album and Sebadoh's Harmacy pretty much defined the autumn of 1996 for this writer, but of the two, Pinkerton is the one that's ... More >>
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