Chris Koza | Cedar Cultural Center | Sunday, November 9The most frequently played song on Chris Koza's iTunes might surprise you. One might expect the local singer-songwriter to have a Beatles addiction, or maybe crank something folksy from his native home of Portland on the regular. Maybe he's got ... More >>
The best winter warm-up drinks, cool concerts, must-see plays, and carnival activities in the metro
Daniel Levy, 21, took his own life in January
Photo by Steve CohenDan Israel has been a constant in the Twin Cities roots music scene for over a decade now, and has proven himself to be a consistently high-quality songwriter and a witty, self-deprecating performer. Israel is getting ready to release his 11th album, Crosstown Traveler, a ... More >>
This is it, people. We're in the home stretch of Mark Mallman's 78-hour song, which he started performing on Thursday afternoon at the Turf and will wrap up tonight at 10 p.m.For reasons not even we can explain, we've been live-blogging the majority of Marathon 3 here on Gimme Noise, and will con ... More >>
A special online-only extended interview, including the questions and answers that didn't appear in the paper this week.
Crack open our Twin Cities Local Music Yearbook and reminisce on an effed-up year
Band set to jam once again with new album
It may seem greedy, but we couldn't confine ourselves to fewer than 13 riotous / melodious / prodigious records
Chad Whittaker: Respected local sideman, woulda-been Beach Boy, and now (finally) solo artist
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.
Gary Louris and the Jayhawks have soared with introspective songs and rich melodies. Now, with their upbeat new album, Smile, the band is determined to fly up the commercial charts.
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.
Between folk and punk, enigma and sensation, is 23-year-old singer-songwriter Mason Jennings
Hometown favorites Tina & the B-Side Movement blossom on Salvation.