Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties.This week we lead off with an Alice In Wonderland nightmare clip from the atmospheric Minneapolis garage rock quartet, Crimes, taken from their new record, Thin Sunlight, whic ... More >>
With Night Moves
First Avenue, Minneapolis
March 16, 2013
For their debut Minneapolis performance, the U.K. electro-pop sensation Django Django eschewed the more modest local introductions of their fellow Mercury Music Prize nominees (and eventual winner) Alt-J, and brazenly scheduled ... More >>
with Emily King
Varsity Theater, Minneapolis
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
What is it, like, a rule that every female singer to come out of the U.K. has to take over the pop music world? As if Adele wasn't enough, there is now a new force in the game: Emeli Sandé, a powerhouse vocalist ... More >>
Frightened Rabbit with Arc in RoundThe Assembly at the Woman's Club, MinneapolisFriday, October 12, 2012The night could easily have been deemed "Plaid and Beards" at the Woman's Club in Minneapolis on Friday night with most of the sold out audience in said attire. Or even "An Evening of Storytelling ... More >>
Bon Iver have been on quite a never-ending trek since they played the Orpheum Theatre back in September. And Justin Vernon and company are definitely a different band now -- at least in terms of public perception and recognition. Long-time supporters won't be surprised that their Grammy-winning mate ... More >>
What else is there for your foodie friends to do in the winter other than read, eat food, and read about food? Probably not much. Food books, therefore, are the perfect gift. Here's our selection of the best in local food books--available at independent book stores citywide.
Minnesota Lunch: ... More >>
We all know the feeling.
We're stumbling down the sidewalk, our heads swimming with the effects of Irish Car Bombs and whatever that shot that tasted like a Butterfinger was called, and as we wobble and sway, we think:
I could really go for a pizza right now--I mean I can't possibly w ... More >>
Neil Gaiman vs. Matt DeanMatt Dean, the Republican leader of the Minnesota House, was quoted in Wednesday's Star Tribune hating on famous local author Neil Gaiman and calling him a "pencil-necked little weasel."
We left several messages for Dean, but didn't get a response. Gaiman, on the oth ... More >>
Michael AgnewFirkin fun at Firkin FestFirkin Fest 2011 took place Saturday at the Happy Gnome in St. Paul. The annual approbation of cask-conditioned ale attracts beer fans from the metro and beyond to sample a wide range of beers served in the traditional English style; naturally carbonated ... More >>
Photo by Denis Jeong PlasterWe've resigned ourselves to the fact that pretty much every beat Gigamesh touches is gold, from his role as Mike Posner's lead producer to his joke-track spoofing the Double Rainbow guy to his remixes under the Discotech alias. He's a talented dude. So when we lo ... More >>
Kathy EasthagenDo your part: drink up. Monday 11/5
Gather at Brit's with members of the Guthrie to honor the theater's smash-hit production of The 39 Steps, based off of Alfred Hitchcock's acclaimed 1935 film. Trivia host John Cosgrove will kick off the evening at 7:15 p.m. with a Movies and Hi ... More >>
Prince has a new album nearing completion (album artwork is above), which will be released July 22 in the US and July 10 in the UK. The 10-song collection, 20Ten, will be dispersed throughout in the UK via daily newspapers and magazines, with issues of England's Daily Mirror, Scotland's Daily Rec ... More >>
I used to work with a girl who was a mega fan of Colin Hay, former lead singer of the Australian band Men at Work. We thought this was a bit out there. I mean, who has even heard Colin Hay's solo material, let alone enough of it to claim that it was better than the stuff he did with his famous on ... More >>