The first week of May begins with an exciting lineup. James Blake returns to First Avenue's Mainroom Wednesday while Veils rock the 7th Street Entry. Electric boy/girl duos Purity Ring and Crystal Castles play First Avenue Thursday and Sunday. Minnesota's local member of Cult Records (Julian Casabla ... More >>
Homages, paraphrases, and glorious messes from Ornette Coleman and Sonny Rollins
Public Enemy and Big Momma's House take radically different approaches to African-American nostalgia
Kate and Anna McGarrigle hold a musical reunion for sons, daughters, friends, lovers--and famously churlish ex-husbands
The music industry released 30,000 albums in 1998. You can live without 29,990 of them.