DJs, local artists, and the music community muse about what makes the radio station so revolutionary
Minnesota has a rich history of distinctive garage rock dating back to the Trashmen's surprise hit "Surfin Bird" and the C.A. Quintet's epic Trip Through Hell. Maybe it's our short summers. Fans of the "Soma singles sound" might be surprised to find we're livng in a new golden era, with so many band ... More >>
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The White Stripes played their final show nearly four years ago, on July 31, 2007 in Southaven, Mississippi, bidding adieu to a decade requited with rock and roll and giving every guitarist with furious intentions a little breathing room. Now, through his successful vinyl-centric label Third Man, ... More >>
On this day in country music history, Bob Dylan brought about the dissolution of one of the most influential bluegrass bands of all time. Well, that might be an overstatement. Read on.
Twitter is abuzz this morning with the breaking news that the White Stripes, one of the most influential lo-fi rock duos of the early 2000s, have officially called it quits after a few years of hiatus. The White Stripes' final album, Icky Thump, was released in 2007, and Jack White has since shif ... More >>
Death Cab will possess your buttAh, Twitter. One minute we're hard at work, the next we've dropped everything to snicker and come up with as many change-heart-to-butt-songs as possible. Here's our top 10 favorite submissions from our Twitter followers for the #changehearttobuttsongs trending topi ... More >>
Coachella 2010 just might include a pair of shiny, robotic alumni.
Or is it just dead tired? A new Gimme Noise contributor asks the tough questions.
Deranged, degenerate garage-scuzz mayhem (Brendan Fraser and bad CGI not included).
Top Ten Spins This Week on 93X
Top 10 spins this week at 93X, KXXR
Top 10 sellers at the Electric Fetus
The songs we can't escape
Absurd bagpipes and half-assed prog retreads sink the White Stripes' latest manifesto
Where's Robert Stack when you need him? A compilation CD titled Live in Town has been showing up in the mailboxes of musicians, DJs, rock critics, and record store owners throughout the Twin Cities. The mix, comprised of bootlegs from various local venues, ranges from the Dead Boys recorded at a Lon ... More >>
According to their official web site, The White Stripes "are unfortunately postponing their upcoming Japanese tour dates because Jack White is suffering from an acute vocal cord problem. As part of his treatment, the doctors have instructed Jack not to speak or sing for the next two weeks." There's ... More >>
Johnny Depp recently told the AP that his androgynous child-like portrayal of Willy Wonka wasn't based on Michael Jackson, as many have speculated. Instead, he says, he found inspiration in children's show hosts. But the chalky visage, the retro fascination, the penchant for bizarre outbursts, and ... More >>
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Scissor Sisters' disco pop delivers a queer ear for the straight guy
What are those little white boxes with wires telling us to do?
The Fiery Furnaces turn poetic non sequitors into the surreal life of songs
City Pages scribes chime in with their top tens
The Dirtbombs blow Motor City out of the garage
Ben Harper summons god and Johnny Rotten proves he's still the antichrist
Neko Case kills you softly with her song; The Be Good Tanyas wait around to die; Patricia Tallman confronts the living dead
The D4 write a "how to" for sellouts while Electric Six cash in at Taco Bell
O Rock, where is thy sting? The Hives have the answer.
What it's like to get all flushed over a record
The Sound of Music, 2001: Our Favorite Things
Caucasian rockers addicted to black blues. So-called siblings with an intimate past. Meet the myth of Detroit's White Stripes