Daughn Gibson With Merchandise Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis July 22, 2013 After the high-profile weekend Daughn Gibson had in Chicago, playing the tastemaking Pitchfork Music Festival and an exclusive afterparty show at the Bottom Lounge, you could forgive the recent Sub Pop signee for mail ... More >>
By Tony Rettman As I sit and watch the year-end lists of best reissues virtually pile up on the laptop, I can't help but be reminded of something my Uncle Lech once said to me many X-Masses ago when we were down in his basement jamming to some Bobby Vinton. As his light-up speakers twinkled and pul ... More >>
The result of punk eating itself, getting horrible heartburn, and trying to remove the offending article by cutting open its chest with a chainsaw is METZ. The Toronto trio of Alex Edkins, Hayden Menzies and Chris Slorach recently unfurled a brilliant, blistering self-titled album via Sub Pop, and t ... More >>
The Vaselines released just one album and a couple of short, scrappy EPs and a full length before calling it quits in 1989. Though at the time they were largely ignored, their slight back catalog proved influential (Kurt Cobain cited them as an influence and covered three of their songs at differ ... More >>
Jaill joke around at Webster Hall's the StudioThere's something to be said for sleep deprivation amidst towering talent and charming people. Thursday's marathon was completely dominated by women; shredding, bellowing, musing, and farting. Day three was a doozy.
Blitzen Trapper July 27, 2010 First Avenue Mainroom It was spring 2008. Fresh out of a relationship, not yet "educated" enough on how to be slutty and pick up dudes but desperate enough to at least shoot men coy glances, I was at the 7th St Entry to see my friends Kelsey and Jacy of the formerly ... More >>
RGC return to Minneapolis to play the Triple Rock this weekend.
Alan Sparhawk's Retribution Gospel Choir will play the 501 this coming December 19 and release its new album the following month.
Tonight's show is a kick-off party for the Bike Film Festival.
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