From beginning to end, 2010 has kept us busy running from venue to venue in pursuit of some phenomenal live music. Gimme Noise's team of writers and photographers fanned out across the Twin Cities to catch as many shows as we could, and each of us ended up with our own diverse and distinctive lis ... More >>
Ben Gibbard and Jay Farrar's sold-out Kerouac tribute hearkens adolescence but lacks innovation.
Tom Loftus and Peter Mielech still manning local label and website
Life and strife at the beloved Pachyderm Recording Studio
Gary Louris and the Jayhawks have soared with introspective songs and rich melodies. Now, with their upbeat new album, Smile, the band is determined to fly up the commercial charts.
It's an odd, autonomous, anomalous year for the 1998 City Pages New Music Poll.