The Dead Milkmen

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2014

    The Kids Are All Right: Stereo Confession

    Stereo Confession | 7th Street Entry | Sunday, October 12 Burgeoning Minneapolis garage rock band Stereo Confession caught our attention with their infectiously catchy single, "Video Games." The group has since signed to local label Susstones, and is set to throw a stacked record release party for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2014

    10 classic punk records that are actually awful

    I put on the Ramones' classic 1977 record Rocket to Russia recently in an attempt to join all of my Facebook friends in their collective sadness at the recent death of Tommy (Erdyli) Ramone. I used to love this record, but now, even though I wanted to feel some sense of loss, it became more and more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    Help save the Warehouse, LaCrosse's historic all-ages music venue

    Any successful music scene needs its share of all-ages venues and shows to inspire new generations of bands. Here in the Twin Cities, we know all too well the sting of losing beloved, highly revered all-ages clubs whose history and impact on the local music scene is sadly lost in the name of progres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    The Dead Milkmen at First Avenue, 6/7/13

    The Dead Milkmen with Samuel Locke Ward First Avenue, Minneapolis Friday, June 7, 2013 For the uninitiated, the Dead Milkmen are associated with just one song: "Punk Rock Girl," the late '80s anthem that is somehow a sweet love song and a bitterly subversive diatribe all at once. That they played i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 6/5-6/11

    So it's June now. Despite the cloudiness, there are actually things happening outdoors. Saturday, be sure to check out tons of local bands at Rock the Vine. Later in the evening Hollow Boys release their latest record at Kitty Cat Klub. The Minnesota Zoo will also be hosting Richard Thompson an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    The 4onthefloor at Turf Club, 4/4/13

    The 4onthefloor with Eric Koskinen Turf Club, St. Paul Thursday, April 4, 2013You know what you getting when you go to a 4onthefloor show. It's never anything less than the most fun you'll have that week, regardless of what else may happen. The only question is exactly how much fun it will be. At th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    The Dead Milkmen's Joe Jack Talcum talks pizza, politics, 'Punk Rock Girl'

    ​The Dead Milkmen were a special band to many in the '80s. While there were those that gravitated toward underground punk music with an aggressive edge and political bent, there were some of us who weren't all too upset with our parents and didn't identify with the standard punk uniform of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Ficshe casts a spotlight on the Twin Cities' dark music scene

    Photo by Fairshadow Photography​The Twin Cities has a thriving dark music scene. There are local industrial, metal, goth, electronic, and darkwave bands with devoted followings. Ground Zero is where you'll often find them. But this scene has too much boundless creative energy to be contained.

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2007

    Five Songs About ... Thanksgiving

    Compared with other holidays, Thanksgiving hasn't inspired bards overmuch. There are no traditional hymns, no instantly identifiable music associated with the day save possibly various football broadcast bumpers. Nevertheless, here and there we find certain songs that -- in lyric or in spirit -- f ... More >>

  • Television

    May 9, 2007

    Message in a Bottle

    For TV's Ian Rans, there's no such thing as an unhappy hour

  • Music

    July 21, 2004

    Of Mohawks and Crack Hos

    The F-Ups conquer the world, stop at Wal-Mart

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    June 12, 2002
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    March 31, 1999