-- Update at bottom -- Original post (November 7) -- If you thought the bro-y Elan Uptown apartment advertisement we wrote about yesterday is an isolated thing, take a gander at the photo of the top of this post.It's an advertisement for an under-construction apartment building at 2904 Lyndale Avenu ... More >>
The memories of Lifter Puller jostling the Twin Cities in the late '90s can hopefully live on -- via film. The group's guitarist-keyboardist Steve Barone is making one last push to find archival video of the group for a short documentary. One nugget that he has just shared via YouTube is Craig Finn' ... More >>
Celebrating the spud.Although it is hard to compete with the first weekend of the fair, if you really love potatoes--I mean love them so much you want to roll around in a giant pile of mashed potatoes wearing a polyester singlet--Barnesville Potato Days might just lure you away from the midwa ... More >>
www.taterdaze.org mashed potato wresting action!Early settlers in Brooklyn Park found the soil to be a welcome place to grow potatoes, and now it is time to celebrate. Tater Daze, an annual celebration of the spud, starts today and runs through Sunday. Besides mashed p ... More >>
The local band pays tribute to an ill-fated bar.
The Hold Steady's high-voltage crunch happens to sound great in bars. But please don't call them a bar band.
Scenes from the new Triple Rock Social Club
Local labels are redefining the way to make music
Steve Barone discusses hair dye, eyeliner, cheese
Talking love and death with the Psychedelicates
Musicians and critics discuss their favorite aural aphrodisiacs
The Sound of Music, 2001: Our Favorite Things
Storming the stage with postpunk pirates Lifter Puller
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.