It's a damn shame Curt Flood didn't live to see this moment: Mighty Clyde and Vicious Lee are back to rock the mic. Three and a half years after a farewell show at the departed 501 Club, the hip-hop duo MC/VL are dusting off their old-school rhymes -- filled with braggadocio and name-drops of Twin C ... More >>
You could feel the tension through your computer monitor as the NFL owners convened in Atlanta today to decide which city gets Super Bowl 52.The smart money coming into today was that New Orleans was the front runner. After all, the city was 10 for 10 in Super Bowl bids, and 2018 represents the 300t ... More >>
Apparently inspired by a tweet from local NBA writer Steve McPherson, Anthony Bain put together a very cool video of J.J. Barea driving to the rack with accompaniment from Super Mario's classic invincibility music.SEE ALSO: Stephen Colbert mocks and ridicules sappy Cheerios ad [VIDEO]Here it i ... More >>
Photos by Nick WosikaDessa with I, Colossus, Crescent Moon is in Big Trouble, and Hannibal Buress December 6, 2011 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis "I was chatting with some reporters on the phone beforehand and they were like, 'What makes your show cohesive?'" Dessa said as she greeted the audien ... More >>
We've reached the midway point of our week dedicated to divulging Doomtree's special guests for each of their curated nights in the Entry. We've shared the opening act info for Sims' big evening he's got planned on Sunday night, and Mike Mictlan's lengthy list of friends dropping by for his show ... More >>
Influential artists of 2010
It's a big issue this week -- check out what we have in store.
A review and videos from this weekend's pair of contrasting sets by Kid Dakota.
On a Monday night last year, I went to the Clown Lounge for Jazz Implosion. I go fairly regularly now, but at the time, I'd only been a handful of times. More or less hosted by Fat Kid Wednesdays (unless someone is on tour), Jazz Implosion has been a Twin Cities' mainstay for years. It's an estab ... More >>
Devaney's Revenge of the Tall Boys is great rock 'n' roll record
Celebrating the 10 winners of this year's best-new-bands poll
A place where the only allegiance is to the meat and bones of musicmaking.
Or is it just dead tired? A new Gimme Noise contributor asks the tough questions.
In a recent interview, Slug dishes on his latest projects.
The Doomtree rapper and Rhymesayers artist wrapped up his three-week tour with a sold-out show in the Main Room.
Blitzen Trapper FAIL, Element closes, Atmosphere announce tour & news on next week's new releases
Freelancer Steve McPherson talks to P.O.S. about Canadian bacon, beats, bonus tracks, and the intricacies of his sophomore album on Rhymesayers.
Pat O'Brien reports that Story of the Sea and a lineup of similarly nostalgic local and national acts kept the Turf Club packed on Friday night.
Band set to jam once again with new album
A full listing of the 105 ballots received for this year's best-new-bands poll.
We identify the most interesting, influential and inimitable artists of 2007.
It may seem greedy, but we couldn't confine ourselves to fewer than 13 riotous / melodious / prodigious records
Mighty Clyde, The Vicious Lee, Professor BX, and Steve McPherson for City Pages discuss fast food, honor among music thieves, and MC/VL's odd place in the local scene. Vicious Lee:White Castle uses the highest grade ingredients of all fast food chains. City Pages: Really? Where does that come from ... More >>
A once proud newspaper makes grim concessions to economic realities
A local lawyer fights to save babies from circumcision
Trolling for hooks in the office clutter