The Crystal Method

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2012

    Weekend Checklist: St. Vincent, Father John Misty, Girls Got Rhythm Fest, Daughtry

    Girl power without the Spice Girls is alive and well these days, and the Amsterdam Bar and Hall will be celebrating this weekend with the Girls Got Rhythm Fest in St. Paul. If you're feeling young, stop by Station 4 to check out pop-punk group Go Radio with This Providence; if not, St. Vincent and C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    First Avenue's 20 best concerts: Readers' picks

    Related:First Avenue's 20 best concerts: The complete listFirst Avenue: An archived history via flyers, riders & contractsTop 20 best Minnesota musicians: The complete listEven if the ticket stubs are long gone, and the T-shirt purchased at the merch table didn't survive backpacking across Europ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Saturday 3/17/2012

    So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    Re:Generation movie in MPLS: Win tickets, download free tracks

    ​ If the Grammys showed us anything this year  -- aside from the apparently difficult pronunciation of Bon f'ing Iver -- it was that electronic music is here in a big way. Now, in association with the awards show, documentarian Amir Bar-Lev introduces a one-night engagement of his film Re:Ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Mux Mool makes beats and makes out (VIDEO)

    Illustration by Mux Mool​Having decamped from Minneapolis to Brooklyn about two years ago, Mux Mool has been working near-constant since, touring and writing and remixing and partying in advance of what may could be a big year for Mr. Lindgren. He's been shouted out as "New Band of the Day" by The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    Gimme News Weekly Wrap-Up: June 5-11

    Jeff Hanson passes, Gaslight Anthem announce TC date, the Pretenders pull out of MN Zoo show & next week's best new releases.

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    June 9, 2009: Grizzly Bear & Sunn O)))

    Sunn O))) to play the Varsity in July, reactions to Grizzly Bear's Cedar show & Sick of Sarah in L.A.

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Slideshows: Maria Isa, Crystal Method, and Get Cryphy

    Photos from First Avenue this weekend.

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    May 20, 2009: Grand Old Day & Slug

    Nas to play First Avenue & Heiruspecs, Solid Gold & M.anifest to play Grand Old Day.

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2009

    Free Ticket Tuesday: Crystal Method @ Epic

    Time to get busy, child, in the name of free tickets.

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2009

    De La Soul, Nike, and corporate everything

    My favorite music right now is the new album by De La Soul, Are You In?: Nike Original Run--a new take on rap-rock-techno in 45 bracing minutes, with production by Detroit's Young RJ and Chicago duo Flosstradamus, with the latter mixing the results into one continuous track.This is also De La's fir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Gimme News Weekly Wrap-Up: May 1-7

    Dinkytowner drama, the Fetus opens online store, Dylan debuts at #1 & next week's best new releases.

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    April 14, 2009: Bruce Springsteen & Lily Allen

    Xcel adds cheap tickets to Springsteen in May, the Crystal Method to play First Avenue & Dillinger Four add tour dates.

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Gimme News Weekly Wrap-Up: March 20-26

    New Kristoff Krane and Black Blondie on the way, P.O.S. covers Pearl Jam, Metallica to play Target Center & next week's best new releases.

  • Music

    December 27, 2006

    2006—the Year the Superstar DJ Died

    Dinosaurs rule the dance floors no more

  • Arts

    October 5, 2005

    Sweet Sixteen

    Beautiful (mostly) and all yours, our sneek peek at the 6th Annual 'Sound Unseen'

  • Movies

    September 4, 2002

    The Agony and the Ecstasy

    Filmmaker Benno Nelson parlays his trippy 'method' into a retrospective

  • Arts

    August 21, 2002

    Generation Ecstasy Comes Down

    Congress thinks the RAVE Act is a natural high for the War on Drugs. But ravers aren't smiling.

  • Arts

    January 2, 2002

    The Year in Music

    The Sound of Music, 2001: Our Favorite Things

  • Arts

    May 6, 1998

    Inner City Blues

    A decade ago, Derrick May helped invent a dance music that complemented a hollow city, Detroit. Now that May's music has colonized two continents, its maker has disappeared.

  • Music

    February 4, 1998

    Goth Today, Gone Tomorrow

    Back in Black: "We fit in accidentally," says Julie Plante of the band Autumn--a four-year favorite of the black-lipstick set.