The Mars Volta

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2013

    Deltron 3030 at First Avenue, 10/20/13

    Deltron 3030 with Kid Koala First Avenue, Minneapolis Sunday, October 20, 2013 After seven years of teasers, small leaks, and label delays, it's two-thousand-thirteen, and the new Deltron 3030 record finally dropped. Like a long awaited sequel to a beloved cult film, Event II provoked a whole spect ... More >>

  • Music

    October 16, 2013

    Picked to Click 2013

    The 23rd installment of Picked to Click, or when the rappers took over

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Picked to Click 2013: #1. Lizzo

    #1. Lizzo: 87 points"I'm so glad you ain't asked a question about being a woman in hip-hop," says Lizzo midway through a conversation with City Pages. That makes a whole music scene of us. Everything you need to know on that topic is addressed on her debut full-length, Lizzobangers. "I ain't your h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Picked to Click extended interview: blood&stuff

    Photo by Emily Utne​blood&stuff is the new band of Ed Holmberg and Dylan Gouert. These ex-Economy Team members perform headbanging, mind-blowing rock shows. Holmberg sings powerful, classic-sounding vocals, while playing stunning bass and guitar. Drummer Gouert plays Dave Grohl-inspired hard a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Sept. 15, 2009: Private Dancer & Rob Zombie

    Private Dancer announces national tour, Rob Zombie adds TC date & No Age performs Hüsker Dü songs with Bob Mould at ATP.

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    August 3, 2009: The Guystorm & the Mars Volta

    The Mars Volta announce First Avenue date & an update on Motion City Soundtrack's forthcoming album.

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    5 Questions: Backstage with Jeremy Dawson of Shiny Toy Guns

    STG's bassist talks to us about tour essentials, killer albums, and dressing up like King Arthur.

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    April 16, 2008
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    April 16, 2008
  • Music

    December 27, 2006

    Lullabies for the Deranged

    Wallow in the mire of the year's best scuzz rock

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2006

    Radio K's Top 77 Records of 2005

    Here's Radio K's Top 77 albums of the year, based on listener votes. Since the email didn't distinguish between band name, title, or label, let us know if there are any errors below: 1. Broken Social Scene, Broken Social Scene (Arts & Crafts) 2. Low, The Great Destroyer (Sub Pop) 3. Gorillaz, Demon ... More >>

  • Music

    March 23, 2005
  • Music

    December 24, 2003

    Merry Christmas, Suckers!

    Five crappy best-ofs, one preachy live disc, and a partridge in a pear tree

  • News

    December 17, 2003


    City Pages scribes chime in with their top tens

  • Music

    July 30, 2003

    Twenty-Minute Men

    Tora! Tora! Torrance!: Sexing you up before you can say "rock 'n' roll"