Here's a not-so-secret fact about Minnesota music: People love to talk about how much they love the scene here. Musicians from both out-of-state and the Twin Cities have gone out of their way to pen odes to our town and its vibrant community, from Atmosphere to Lucinda Williams Tom Waits to Mark Ma ... More >>
Minneapolis was a raver playground back in the late '90s. Flyers for illegal dance parties littered the sidewalks outside of downtown clubs and sat in messy stacks atop bass-rattled countertops at the Lake Street deejay den Cynesthesia, much-missed vinyl haven Let It Be Records, and raver-run Fus ... More >>
We Sang. We Danced. We Set things on Fire. And Sometime after the Bar Closed, We Wrote It All Down for You.
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.
Two cities, twelve months, a million reasons to rock!
Congress thinks the RAVE Act is a natural high for the War on Drugs. But ravers aren't smiling.
The most powerful radio and concert chain hires the most powerful man in local dance music. For Clear Channel and Rich Best, it's business as usual.
From Depth Probe to Mile High, DJ JT rises to every occasion
Slug's love bug, Kat Bjelland's exorcism, Dave Pirner's throbbing shins: Ten years of local music served on ten great platters.