Sara Abdelaal

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2014

    Howler at Triple Rock, 3/20/14

    Howler With Frankie Teardrop and Whatever Forever Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis March 20, 2014 Those wondering where all the guitars have gone in the modern Twin Cities music scene would have been best served by heading down to the Triple Rock last night. The small club was appropriately dec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2014

    Prissy Clerks' Clara Salyer gets louder and faster with Whatever Forever

    Clara Salyer and Howard Hamilton have injected a raucous edge to the Twin Cities music scene for years. Their last group, Prissy Clerks, placed high in our 2012 Picked to Click poll and won Best Rock Band in City Pages' 2013 Best Of issue. The pair are shifting gears a bit with a new project, Whatev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Picked to Click 2011: The ballots

    ​​As is the yearly tradition, we're publishing the ballots of all 115 of our Picked to Click voters for your perusal. Check out all of this year's contributors below, and thanks to all the writers, photographers, label owners, club bookers, DJs, and local music experts for weighing in on th ... More >>

  • Music

    August 17, 2011

    CLAPS release Wreck

    It sounds like the '80s but it's hardly a throwback

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Picked to Click 2010: Complete list of ballots

    ​We had 108 local music scene peeps participate in this year's Picked to Click poll. Below, you can judge -- er, "peruse" the ballots of each and every one of our voters, along with descriptions of their contributions to the local scene. For more on Picked to Click, check out this year's issue, al ... More >>

  • Music

    January 20, 2010

    CLAPS are an analog electro band in a digital world

    Band boils songs down to their essential components