The Wallflowers

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    Good music is the antidepressant I know best

    I am what is referred to as a F33.2. On the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, this means that I have recurrent, severe depressive disorder without psychotic symptoms. It means that my depression comes from a place that is hard to climb out of, that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Counting Crows' Adam Duritz: SNL made us, but never had us back

    With a career spanning two decades, Counting Crows have proven that releasing a megahit in the '90s hasn't been the only thing to sustain them. After releasing six albums since 1993, the most recent, Underwater Sunshine, is a departure for them as a collection of cover songs. Including both modern a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    Ed Ackerson on Flowers Studio: We let stuff come to us

    There might be as many recording studios as there are venues in the Twin Cities -- from the world famous to basement operations. In our new series, Behind the Boards, Gimme Noise will introduce you to some of the extraordinary talent that helps create the sounds that make our Cities famous. Flowers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    More Replacements benefit EP details as Slim Dunlap nears hospital exit

    Paul Westerberg recently confirmed that he and Tommy Stinson reunited as the Replacements to record four covers for a benefit EP to help their pal Slim Dunlap. A longer interview with Rolling Stone has emerged today, and included in the details is some updated news about the condition of Dunlap, who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Was Tapes 'n Tapes cover of Prince's "Purple Rain" wise?

    Photo by Erik HessTapes 'n Tapes' Josh Grier never wanted to be your weekend lover.‚ÄčOne of the surprises of the Current's 7th Birthday festivities at First Avenue this past weekend was undeniably Tapes 'n Tapes' climactic cover of Prince's epic hit "Purple Rain." Our Gimme Noise correspondent call ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    American Scarecrows keep their devils around with a new album

    ‚ÄčAmerican Scarecrows was formed in almost a Frankenstein-like manner. Arriving at their final destination from other bands such as Dropping Daylight and Somerset, the Minneapolis-based indie rock quartet came together in late 2010 to create their newest album, Keep Your Devils Around.  M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Mark Mallman Marathon 3 live blog, day 4

    ‚ÄčThis is it, people. We're in the home stretch of Mark Mallman's 78-hour song, which he started performing on Thursday afternoon at the Turf and will wrap up tonight at 10 p.m.For reasons not even we can explain, we've been live-blogging the majority of Marathon 3 here on Gimme Noise, and will con ... More >>

  • News

    June 23, 2010

    It's Summertime

    So hush now, little babies

  • Calendar

    July 22, 2009
  • Calendar

    April 2, 2008
  • Music

    April 2, 2008
  • Unknown

    August 8, 2007
  • Music

    November 19, 2003

    Under Cover

    The Hang Ups prove that you can judge an album by its artwork

  • Arts

    July 5, 2000

    No. 1 Record

    Gary Louris and the Jayhawks have soared with introspective songs and rich melodies. Now, with their upbeat new album, Smile, the band is determined to fly up the commercial charts.

  • News

    June 10, 1998

    Band Stand

    35 concerts to soundtrack your summer.

  • Feature

    June 3, 1998

    Size Matters

    Little big man: Jakob Dylan's cover of "Heroes" is the most abject mis-reading of a song this decade

  • News

    June 4, 1997

    Happy Mediums- POLARA

    Charting a path between electronica and the old one-two-three-four, Polara's intrepid space-rock earned them a coveted deal with Interscope Records. As the band learned, it won't cure all their ills. But it beats a sharp stick in the eye

  • Music

    June 19, 1996
  • Music

    May 15, 1996