Already owning their reputation as an incredibly prolific group, Screaming Females had something of a banner year in 2013. The pride of New Brunswick, New Jersey, have consistently applied the relentless work ethic they learned on the DIY circuit and the results appear to be finally paying off. Foll ... More >>
While she's only been using the moniker of Waxahatchee since 2011, Katie Crutchfield's roots in the punk and DIY community run as deep as the Alabama watering hole she draws her name from. Cutting her teeth on the touring circuit before she was even 18 in the Ackleys with her sister Allison, the duo ... More >>
September is ending with a bang! Big names and local favorites are invading the music scene this weekend. Michael Kiwanuka plays the Fine Line while Mint Condition sets the mood at First Avenue. Saturday, The Ben Folds Five will make an appearance at The State Theatre while Sunda ... More >>
Billing itself as the largest one-day festival in the Midwest, St. Paul's Grand Old Day is once again set to put plenty of smiles on the faces of Twin Cities music fans this summer, as 16 local bands will perform on six separate stages on Sunday, June 3 from noon until 5 p.m. This year also feat ... More >>
"This is only small things we can do but we have to do something. Small things adds up."--Birthday SuitsFour stellar local bands are rallying for Japan at the Triple Rock tonight for a fundraiser organized by Japanese punk duo Birthday Suits. Pink Mink, the Gateway District, and Still Pacific are ... More >>
The Gateway District has quietly played around town for the past five years, releasing a self-titled 7" and the full length Some Days You Get the Thunder. Although the members are often scattered across the country due to other obligations, they found the time to get together for Perfect's Gonna ... More >>
Photos by Erik HessThe SoviettesThe Triple Rock Social ClubNovember 12th, 2010On a briskly cold Friday night on the West Bank, a crowd gathers outside of the Triple Rock. Not just any Friday night Triple Rock crowd, this was a crowd that's eager to witness Minneapolis punk history -- the third an ... More >>
Whether there to record the event or just party, there was a joy in the room, as if everyone there knew just how special this night was.
She's cramming with her former Soviettes bandmates for two reunion shows, tonight at Eclipse Records and tomorrow night at the Turf Club, doubling as Awesome Snakes' last shows as well.
Band releasing rarities collection and playing show at The Turf Club on March 19
Clippings from this week's print edition.
The much loved local punk band will re-emerge at the Turf Club in March.
As we near the brink of a new decade, we look back with fondness on the Soviettes.
It Didn't Start with Babes in Toyland: A Short and Eccentric History of Women in Local Music, 1931-Present
...the scene is now
City Pages scribes chime in with their top tens
The Best Albums in the World Ever!! Okay, Maybe Just in This Town, Circa 2003
The liberty, equality, and sorority of the Soviettes
Two cities, twelve months, a million reasons to rock!
A comic-book version of a day in the life of The Soviettes
Hail the Conquering Heroes: Polls and Praise for This Year's Best New Artists