If you haven't heard Atlas Genius yet, fret not. Chances are, the Aussie indie pop band will be comfortably squished between the likes of MGMT and Arcade Fire in your rotation soon enough.
After the release of their catchy debut EP Through the Glass, the band is on the road with the Silversu ... More >>
British singer-songwriter James Morrison sold more than 4.5 million copies of his first two albums Undiscovered (2006) and Songs for You, Truths for Me (2008), but he says that they were "practice shots" in preparation for his newest album, The Awakening. Chronicling both triumph and tragedy in his ... More >>
Even in this age of musical excess, there are few bands that can rival the high-octane intensity of Australian trio Feedtime.
Often celebrated as one of the unsung legends of the '80s, Feedtime's music coupled the propulsive grit of American hardcore with standard blues traditions. Their materia ... More >>
Minneapolis has the well-earned reputation as the top biking spot in America. In fact, that rep has apparently spread all the way across the globe, and now the Australian media has come, like anthropologists studying some far-off tribe, to learn about our frigid little bicycling paradise.Of cours ... More >>
FacebookSydney Max, of Chicago, representing Wisconsin.Thousands of horny bros at the University of Wisconsin probably started fingering their iPhones at this news: Playboy has named the land of Bucky Badger America's No. 6 party school.
And before you ask, no, the University of Minnesota di ... More >>
This is it, people. We're in the home stretch of Mark Mallman's 78-hour song, which he started performing on Thursday afternoon at the Turf and will wrap up tonight at 10 p.m.For reasons not even we can explain, we've been live-blogging the majority of Marathon 3 here on Gimme Noise, and will con ... More >>
Alec Soth Kym, Polish Palace, Minneapolis, MN, 2000-2002Minnesota-based artist Alec Soth has traveled the world photographing
many different subjects during his lengthy career, but it is his images from the U.S.
that will make up his first major survey exhibition. Opening
mid-September at the ... More >>
iLoveButter via Flickr.comClean your plate, or don't show your face around here again.Sustainably run restaurants can shock diners used to free-flowing Coke products, disposable napkins, and plate-filling portions. But we have yet to hear of a Twin Cities restauranteur audacious enough to enf ... More >>
As part of a worldwide event Saturday involving 2,712 cities, towns and municipalities in 83 countries, Minneapolis will dim many of the city's most notable lights to make a statement about climate change.