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  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    Creepoid: We Haven't Killed Each Other Yet

    Creepoid | The Garage | Wednesday, September 24The noisy, psychedelic squall of Creepoid is unmistakable. Digging into '90s shoegaze and alternative rock, the four-piece from Philadelphia encapsulates angst, melancholy, and a ton of raw expression. Earlier this year, they released a self-titled albu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Lady Casa: Queen of the Ravers

    Lady Casa is perhaps the country's most famous raver, and something like a cult leader to her tens of thousands of fans. When the Miami native makes a pilgrimage to L.A. and hosts an event on Venice Beach the day after seeing DJ Armin van Buuren, it quickly turns into a mob scene. Not far from the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    The Postal Service extend tour dates -- St. Paul in August

    The decade-old phenomenon that was the Postal Service is coming to the Twin Cities later this year. A little while back, the team of Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie) and Jimmy Tamborello (Dntel) announced they'd reform, play some shows, and Give Up would receive a deluxe 10th anniversary reissue in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    Brother Ali's Mourning In America tour dates, First Ave in October

    Related:Brother Ali arrested at Occupy Homes protest [VIDEO]After setting off the Entry back in May, rallying in Wisconsin, giving us a soulful, somber taste of his new record, and recently getting arrested to help bring attention to the foreclosure problem here in Minnesota, Brother Ali is finally ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    We Are the Willows tour diary, Vol. 19

    ​Once, I played tunes at my grandparents' old folks home for about 12 of the residents and, of course, my glowing grandparents. Playing in Saint Margarita, California felt very similar, except no one fell asleep and my grandma wasn't there to be "so proud of me." At the Porch Cafe, I played to som ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    We Are the Willows tour diary, Vol. 18

    ​Have you ever had moments where you weren't sure if you were awake or asleep?  I kinda feel like that all the time these days.  Van sleep isn't the best.  Don't get me wrong, its cozy, but you can't sleep super deeply when Harley Davidsons cruise right by your window or the Walmart ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Caroline Lowe leaves WCCO, joins migration to SoCal station KSBY

    Caoline Lowe is headed for SoCal.​Caroline Lowe put in 35 years on the crime beat for WCCO. Along the way she became a licensed Minnesota police officer and graduated from the FBI Citizen's Academy, just so she could better keep track of the bad guys. Now she's leaving, and joining a growing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Par Ridder joins Clear Channel

    Trials and StribulationsPar Ridder moves on.​Par Ridder has a new gig: Billboards. Clear Channel Outdoor has announced that the disgraced former Star Tribune publisher, Pioneer Press traitor and "proven manager and strategic thinker" has joined the company's Chicago office as a branch preside ... More >>

  • News

    July 7, 2010

    What's a little marriage fraud between amigos?

    It's a felony, sure, but in the absence of real immigration

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2009

    Former WCCO anchor Trompeter OK after boyfriend's car stolen

    Trompeter finds herself on the other end of a news story as she and boyfriend David Abzill prepare for a going-away party.

  • Music

    January 9, 2008

    The Efron Scandal

    Lil Wayne's new project puts the "high" in "High School Musical"

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2007

    Brother Ali, you got any hand grenades?

    During the first month of Brother Ali's 2007 U.S. tour, road manager Randy Hawkins somehow kept graffiti taggers away from the Minneapolis rapper's trailer--that is, until the first spray paint appeared in Charlottesville a few weeks ago. "Since then, it's been tagged about 8,000 times," says Hawkin ... More >>

  • News

    June 1, 2005

    Thanks, Dad!

    What did the Pi-Press publisher do to earn $250,000 in moving expenses?

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2005
  • Books

    July 14, 1999

    Bump and Grind

    An urban design trend rattles tempers and suspensions