No one wants to waste their Saturdays on shitty drinks in shitty environments. And there's nothing fun about wasting hundreds of dollars on a night that you'd rather forget. So here are five signs this club sucks... and if three or more of these triggers are set off by the party spot that your best ... More >>
Twin Cities DJ crew Get Cryphy had a pretty huge 2013. A year ago, DJs Plain Ole Bill, Jimmy 2 Times, Last Word, and Fundo's triumphant five-year anniversary party at First Ave cemented their reputation as the reigning kings of the Twin Cities nightlife. Drawing on the skills they've honed backing A ... More >>
The DJ crew that taught local hip-hop heads to love club bangers celebrates half a decade
So far the spring has been a bit of a buzzkill for reggae in the Twin Cities. Both the Itals who were set to play the Cedar Cultural Center in March and the Meditations that same week were to perform in the Seventh Street Entry but had their gigs cancelled. Word was in each case it had something to ... More >>
Related:Electric Six taping live album at First Avenue, plus five requestsFirst Avenue just announced via Facebook the installation of a brand spanking new sound system courtesy of the good people at Burnsville's Electro-Voice. This is killer news. Since the sound already rocks at one of Minneapolis ... More >>
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Photos by Denis Jeong PlasterBassgasm 2July 23rd, 2010First AvenueYou could feel it before you walked through the door. The low end was turned up as far as it would go, reverberating through the black brick of First Ave, making the concrete tremble beneath the feet of all the boys and girls ... More >>
Booker Pete Christensen says he'll turn Eat Street into Beat Street
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No cover, 13 different local bands, and all the money spent on PBR tonight goes toward new sound system components.
The monthly series Last of the Record Buyers brings producers out of their bedrooms and into the limelight
A British scientist says breast implants will one day be able to hold mp3 players and thousands of songs. "If a woman has something implanted permanently, it might as well do something useful," says Ian Pearson. Oh, and the same technology might alert women to heart murmurs and breast cancer. But le ... More >>
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