In the coming days, Gimme Noise will profile the 20 finalists in our Twin Cities music photographers 2014 showcase. Tony Nelson's diverse photo output is regularly a part of City Pages and the Star Tribune. He shoots concerts constantly, but also has amassed lots of studio portraits that give a d ... More >>
If popular indie music were a respectable black-tie affair, then Sleigh Bells are the guests who start shattering glasses...on purpose. Since fate joined New Yorkers Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller together musically in 2008, they've developed a sound that's truly their own. It's angry, earsplitting ... More >>
Heliotrope NineThe Lab Theater, MinneapolisSaturday, May 26, 2012Related:Heliotrope Nine night two at Lab Theater, 5/25/12Slideshow: Heliotrope 9 at the Lab Theater: FridaySlideshow: Heliotrope 9 at the Lab Theater: SaturdayThe Ninth Annual Heliotrope music festival wound down with a collective ba ... More >>
It's a good thing we waited until the last week of 2011 to publish our final best-album lists, since a few bands managed to eke out stellar releases just this December (the Roots' undun and the Black Keys' El Camino in particular made their way onto a few staffers' lists). With only a few da ... More >>
Photos by Erik HessJapandroids September 26, 2011 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis After a long, heartfelt monologue by vocalist/guitarist Brian King, given as drummer/vocalist David Prowse worked out a few last kinks and touching on the respect he had for opening band Bass Drum Of Death, the amaz ... More >>
Jerry Kill will take "some time" off to treat his seizures.Jerry Kill will seek treatment at Mayo Clinic for his seizures, which have continued to reoccur since he suffered one on the sidelines at the end of Minnesota's game against San Diego State.Last week, Kill announced that he'd had somethin ... More >>
Photos by Tony NelsonThe Kills May 5, 2011 First Avenue, Minneapolis If film exists of Thursday night's show turned in by the Kills, it's something that other bands should view immediately, study, and commit to memory. It unfolded exactly how a show in this vein should -- and even with the f ... More >>
The Twin Cities got a sneak peak of fall fashion trends this weekend, and Stacey's got the wrap-up.
Jack White's new rock project brings the thunder--ba dum ching-- to the Main Room.
Video of Anvil at the Uptown, interview with Cloud Cult & Ice Palace reviewed.
Dinkytowner to close, Mallman to release a new album, Stone Arch details, Art-a-Whirl & next week's best new releases.
P.O.S. in the news, Mouthful of Bees hit the charts out East & recent concert reviews.
Summer Music and Movie series announced & Bob Dylan and Sick of Sarah release new music videos.
Check out singer Alison Mosshart's icy death stare.
We have a new "jump the shark," folks. Call it "the Partridge Family scene." It happens midway through the wretched Must Love Dogs, when the cast inexplicably breaks into the Partridge Family theme. I saw it Tuesday night. I turned to my wife and said there are no words for how bad this is, how insu ... More >>