The Troggs

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Record Store Day 2014: 10 must-have releases

    Part of the reason that Record Store Day has grown in popularity over the years is the wide array of exclusive releases that bands put out specifically for the event. Whether it's limited 7-inches, vinyl reissues, or deluxe box sets that you set your sights on, the sheer amount of cool, unique album ... More >>

  • Arts

    August 14, 2013

    Kevin Kling's Humanimal

    Show at Open Eye Figure Theater is a mixed bag

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2013

    The long, sad death of the Troggs' "Wild Thing," a great rock 'n' roll song

    No surprise that the first thing mentioned in each obituary for Reg Presley, the Troggs' lead singer who passed away on Monday, is "Wild Thing." Presley didn't write the song, but he popularized it and with the Troggs recorded it several times. Over 35 years "Wild Thing" transition from a rock and r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    Yo La Tengo at First Avenue, 2/4/13

    Yo La TengoFirst Avenue, MinneapolisMonday, February 4, 2013New Jersey indie rock pioneers Yo La Tengo's performance Monday at First Avenue had a very "ripped from the headlines" feel. It's unusual for the prima donna rock star to acknowledge that anything else in the world is happening the night of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    New Year's Eve Checklist: Dawes, MOD SUN, Prof, The 4onthefloor

    ​Your guide to all the best musical events happening on New Year's Eve.

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Megafaun at the Cedar, 09/30/11

    ​MegafaunSeptember 30, 2011The Cedar Cultural CenterThere certainly was a lot of love in the Cedar on Friday night, as Megafaun delivered a stirring 80-minute set to a supportive, enthusiastic crowd made up of plenty of family and friends of the North Carolina (by way of Wisconsin) band. Playin ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 6, 2005

    The Autograph Man

    What ever happened to Buddy Holly's fishing license?

  • News

    December 27, 2000

    Artists Of The Year

    From escapist entertainment to aesthetic ecstasy: Twenty-nine writers script valentines to twelve months of culture

  • Music

    December 9, 1998