Picked to Click is City Pages' annual poll of critics, fans, and the local music industry to determine the best new musical talent in the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota. Spooky Black is one of this year's finalists. This piece is featured in this year's issue -- on newsstands and online Wednesday ... More >>
Friday the 13th is one of those days that brings to mind any number of things, from luck (or lack thereof) and superstition to a certain masked fella. Whatever you think of Friday the 13th, there's no escaping it, so we put together a playlist of our 13 favorite songs for you. Things have been pre ... More >>
With this weekend's River's Edge Music Festival, next weekend's Twin Cities Jazz Festival, and the just announced Wabasha Days Saint Paul, the city that always sleeps is starting to really look alive for music fans.Presented by Lowertown Dutch-inspired pub the Amsterdam Bar and Hall and 89.3 the Cur ... More >>
It's Friday! We hate Rebecca Black for ruining that phrase for us.
Five things that are depressing about the new Rebecca Black video, ranked in order of how despondent they make me:
I think Rebecca Black sums up Kill-Me Kare Bare's music best with her world-famous quote, "Fun, fun, fun." The band even made a video promoting their album release, Just For Fun (hey, it's also in the title of their album) at Cause parodying Ms. Black's video. While many new artists ... More >>
Question: How do you know when a YouTube sensation has gone over-the-top crazy viral and is in danger of invading our thoughts, our hopes, our dreams? Answer: When a cover of said viral song by a guy who sings like Bob Dylan gets over a million views in a week.
First, a bit of background, for those of you who have somehow avoided this latest pop phenomenon: Meet young Rebecca Black, an Anaheim Hills, California teenager who hit the goldmine literally overnight with her viral video "Friday."