Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties.
We kick things off this week with the soulful, impassioned new video for "Lady, You Shot Me," from Har Mar Superstar, which finds the unabashed crooner taking his sound in ... More >>
The Mall of America might lure tourists from all over the world and boast a bajillion stores, but Edina's Southdale Center has history, and the folks at PBS think it's kind of a big deal. The nation's first enclosed regional shopping center, Southdale has been named one of the "10 Buildings That Cha ... More >>
Those of you who didn't get a chance to see St. Vincent's entrancing
sold-out performances at the Walker in October (and even those of you
who did) now have another opportunity to see Annie Clark and company
bring the songs of Strange Mercy to life, as St. Vincent have
just announced a stop a ... More >>
Those of you who saw Jane's Addiction's tour announcement yesterday
probably asked the same question that many other local residents did
when they saw the venue listed next to the Minneapolis date on March
19th -- What the hell is the Brick? It turns out that the Brick is a new
Minneapolis ro ... More >>
Photo by Erik HessFlattus Maximus performing his final show at First AveIt's been over a month since Gwar fans learned of the death of guitarist Flattus Maximus, a.k.a. Cory Smoot, which happened sometime in the hours following when Smoot and the rest of the band played a show at First Avenue and ... More >>
Looking At The Ground cover artDada Trash Collage was nothing short of prolific in 2010. After releasing a Rain War EP and the full-lengths Neighbors and Cool Waves Bad Days the recent Twin Cities expat has continued his insane level of productivity in 2011 by unleashing a brand new 7-inch with B ... More >>
mattlawsFind work here.All you people without a job, take note: Forbes magazine has named Minneapolis the best city in the country for finding a job.
We can hear you sharpening pencils for those job application forms right now.
Andrew CiscelThe 10th most dangerous city in America?We're so used to the Twin Cities placing high in national rankings of one sort or another that a new survey from U.S. News brought us up short: Minneapolis is tied with Cleveland - Cleveland! - as the 10th most dangerous city in America.
Photo by Dan MonickWith their seventh full-length album, The Family Sign, due out April 12, Atmosphere have announced a 21-date 'Family Tour' that will kick off April 20 in Colombus. The tour doesn't include any local dates just yet (the group will complete their five-date loop of the outer areas ... More >>
Since my last entry, a cold had been creeping up on me and really got me in Florida. I could still sing, but I felt like I was singing with my fingers up my nose. For the last week or so, I was either sleeping in my van, or playing tunes in a fever dream. I found that, for whate ... More >>
Photo: GoldbergGetting our man onDamn. We're not as manly as Milwaukee, so we'll let you notch one up there, cheese heads. But Minneapolis still broke the Top 20 in Sperling's annual "America's Manliest Cities" survey.
The biggest hunk of American manhood can evidently be found in Nashville, ... More >>
Photo by Stacy SchwartzIt's going to be a constructive summer for rising locals Peter Wolf Crier, whose debut album, Inter-Be, will be re-released by Jagjaguwar later this month. The duo has a CD-release show at the Turf Club on May 21, followed by a massive tour that will take them across the Mi ... More >>