The 33 1/3 pitches are open again! For music obsessives, this long-running series of short books devoted to iconic albums has been a great resource for amusement and exhaustive reporting. Two personal favorites from the series are Carl Wilson's tome about Celine Dion's Let's Talk About Love and C ... More >>
90s nostalgists take heart: Hanson and Smashing Pumpkins at last find an excuse to collaborate.
I attended the Minnesota Rock and Country Hall of Fame for the first time on Friday at the Medina (see previous post), and it was a surprisingly good time. Gypsy (above) rocked and harmonized like they hadn't aged a minute, and openers Art Essery and Mary Jane Alm (below) were equally impressive. Th ... More >>
The legendary bands. The terrifying toilets. An oral history that goes so far behind the music it will leave you at a gun range beneath the stage.