The Both with Nick DiamondsFine Line Music Cafe, MinneapolisSaturday, May 10, 2014If Aimee Mann and Ted Leo are ever in need of new careers, the two could take up standup comedy. The duo of Mann on bass and Leo on guitar -- and their drummer, Paul Mayhall -- charmed their way into the the hearts of ... More >>
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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.
Next month is gearing up to be a crazy time for live shows. Here's a list to help you plan out a successful Rocktober 2008.
October 2; Walker Art Center; 612.375.7600.
TV on the Radio return to deliver the punk gospel
Kelly Clarkson's "Since U Been Gone" makes me want to fashion a microphone out of my paperwhites-scented pillar candle from Pottery Barn and go all mall-punk in my bedroom like I'm the star of Valley Girl: Totally 2005. Apparently indie-rock god Ted Leo thinks it's bed-jumping worthy, too. Check out ... More >>