Has Aimee Mann found a new muse in a pop-punk pal? Maybe. The singer-songwriter returns to the Twin Cities for a string of shows that have her collaborating with tourmate Ted Leo. For such a determinedly confident person, Mann pens the most emotionally raw lyrics that can be written -- something th ... More >>
The musician branches out with Ted Leo
The stylish combination of comedy, music, and memorable unscripted moments has proven to be quite a winning formula for Wits, the provocative and always entertaining show put on by American Public Media and Minnesota Public Radio. The highly-anticipated lineup for the upcoming fall 2013 season of W ... More >>
Photos by Tony NelsonSam Roberts Band June 6, 2011 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis There is something to be said for music that embodies straight-ahead rock 'n roll in 100% pure form. Actually, there is a lot to be said for it. In this era of bands sounding like a mixture of [insert 2-3 bands of ... More >>
Last night, the biggest indie scenesplosion ever rattled the Bowery Ballroom in Manhatten as contemporary bands like tUnE-yArDs, St. Vincent, Ted Leo gathered to pay homage to Michael Azerrad's 2001 book Our Band Could Be Your Life on its 10-year anniversary. Among the highlights posted on Pitchf ... More >>
On Friday, punk-rock-with-pretty-heartser Ted Leo posted to his blog an entry titled "MAJORLY MASSIVE CAREER TRAJECTORY NEWS! YOU MIGHT SAY, "PARADIGM SHIFT," EVEN!!". Being one of those guys who retains a massive amount of cred in addition to making great records, it got everyone talking (it got ... More >>
The biggest week in music thus for 2010? You be the judge.
The tireless punk rocker swings through town to play First Ave tonight.
October 2; Walker Art Center; 612.375.7600.
TV on the Radio return to deliver the punk gospel