What a pleasant surprise it was to see this brand new song and video from Minneapolis singer/songwriter Dylan Hicks last week. For one thing it's been far too long to have heard anything new from the "Governor of Fun." He only recently showed up with new material in one of Terry Eason "Song-A-Day ... More >>
St. Paul singer/songwriter and guitar-wizard sideman Terry Eason has two big landmarks to celebrate this week. Not only is he turning 50, but he will be completing his massive "Song-A-Day" project that he has successfully kept up this past year.
Sad news to hit the local arts world today: The long-running Stone Arch Festival of the Arts, which annually showcased over 200 artists and four free stages of music along St. Anthony Main, will be no more. The festival's founder, longtime local music advocate Ira Heilicher (son of legendary Soma ... More >>
Terry Eason has long been a part of the Twin Cities music scene. Hailing from Saint Paul, Eason has played in several of his own bands, including the legendary North Equator Nine, Ultrasonics, Pronounced Eggtree and Eason as well as handling six-string duty with Wendy Lewis's Rhea Valentine, ... More >>
Photos by Erik HessA Tribute to the Replacements' TimNovember 26, 2010First Avenue, MinneapolisReported with special help from Robyn LewisNow in its third installment, the Thanksgiving weekend tradition of reveling in the songs of the Replacements has grown into a gigantic local music event, the ... 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 >>
Friday night was one for the history books.
Your guide to the best shows happening over the extended weekend.
The 10 (or 28) best local albums of 2004
Picked to Click Voters spew forth their most vehement opinions about the local music scene
Ouija Radio: Last Night on Earth, Terry Eason: Bees Will Bumble
Iraq. SARS. Jay Leno, Still on television practically every night. Yeah, 2003 was about as much fun as a social disease.
Or more to the point, who are the Suburbs?
A Hangdog Comeback From the "Other" Dylan
Terry Eason transmits ingenious basement pop Via Satellite
Beat Generations: Sukpatch's loop-driven pop takes second place
The 1997 City Pages New Music Poll
Moon's Over Minneapolis: Brother Sun Sister Moon rise in the north
A roundtable with five Twin Cities songwriters