With more than 70 DJs performing tonight, it'll be easy to get overwhelmed without knowing when your favorites take the decks, so we offer you this comprehensive list from the man himself. Print it out, shove it in your pocket and think of us when you're losing your sh-- on the dancefloor. Have f ... More >>
We identify the most interesting, influential and inimitable artists of 2007.
Prince went to Vegas. Smokers went to Maplewood. Tapes 'N Tapes went to the moon. And sometime after the last zombie dance party got busted, we wrote it all down for you.
This one goes to 11!
Not Reviewed Here: Another 140 Fringe Plays. Sorry.
Hurricanes, war, avian flu, locust plagues, that annoying song you couldn't get out of your head. It wasn't the greatest of all possible years. Nor was it halfway decent. But to prove that it wasn't all bad, we asked 29 writers to rave about the ar
Praise and blame for the season's multi-disc collections
Seven new local releases for jazzheads, historians, and fans of Bob
Five new local CDs Range from Spaghetti Westerns to pot paeans
By Rod Smith After nearly 14 years in the greater metro, Neil Gaiman has us sussed. "Minneapolis isn't so small that everyone knows everyone else," he says, settling into an old stenographer's chair in the back room of Dreamhaven Books, where several stacks of volumes wait for his autograph. "But ... More >>
Ten (or eleven) more Funkytown favorites
How vaudeville, motion pictures, and hip hop came to Dinkytown through one controversial theater--now reopened with beds for seats!
The 10 (or 28) best local albums of 2004
To those who have recently begun to rock, we salute you
Polls and punditry for the best new bands in town
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.
At the Minnesota Fringe Festival
Two cities, twelve months, a million reasons to rock!
Hail the Conquering Heroes: Polls and Praise for This Year's Best New Artists
The Rolling River music and movies festival goes through a divorce
He obfuscates the present. He fabricates the past. His record label has released 180 albums in the past three years. Agitating for a new aural order with Matthew St-Germain.
Astronaut Wife, decembers architects, and the Foxfire factor: The 2000 City Pages New Music Poll
Computer wizards leave their bedrooms, rappers reach the stage, and the Mason Jennings Band creates the bar buzz of the decade. In the ninth annual City Pages New Music Poll, 60 local music fans pick the bands that made the biggest noise.
Open playlists. Mixed audiences. Women's mud wrestling. Ample coke. What ever happened to the Minneapolis club scene?
Connie Francis meets Nurse with Wound on the unruly turntables of DJ Ts
From Wrong's free-improv chaos to Savage Aural Hotbed's circle-saw precision, a disparate local noise scene maps the sound of modern anxiety
Staffed by DJs and rockers, indie record stores are selling a scene
Five skeptical spin doctors probe for local music's pulse -- a City Pages roundtable
It's an odd, autonomous, anomalous year for the 1998 City Pages New Music Poll.
The 1997 City Pages New Music Poll
Moon's Over Minneapolis: Brother Sun Sister Moon rise in the north