To say that Minneapolis writer and musician (and City Pages vet) Jim Walsh has a special connection with the Replacements is a massive understatement. Walsh literally grew up with the band, sharing in their legendary hijinks and witnessing countless shows during their ten-year run as one of our most ... More >>
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City Pages sits down with Smith to talk about how his ministry came to be.Since starting his evangelical, punk-rock ministry more than 10 years ago, Bradley Dean Smith has been the subject of much public scrutiny. For years, he's been accused of blurring the lines between church and state by tou ... More >>
One-man-masked-band Hastings 3000 is in the midst of his first tour, which will find him jetting out to the West Coast, Hawaii, and Japan. Here's the first installment of his tour diary, including photos and videos from his trip compiled by Hastings 3000, and check back throughout the next two we ... More >>
Photo courtesy of His MischiefAs singer/guitarist for the slyly under-the-radar and wildly under-appreciated His Mischief, Sheridan Fox's trademark Merge Records-meets-Sunset Strip howl and smart, simple riffing is the framework for some distinctively crafted, multilayered pop songs. Fox is a ve ... More >>
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