Last week, Gimme Noise debuted the first installment of Ian Rans's new documentary series, One Men. In sum, Rans decided to find the most interesting stories lurking within the culture of one-man bands in the Twin Cities. To quote ourselves, it's "This American Life for lounge lizards." Hunan Garden ... More >>
We're ecstatic to announce that Gimme Noise is the exclusive launching pad for a brand-new music documentary series. One Men delves into the lives and inspirations behind a grouping of one-man bands performing here in the Twin Cities. It's This American Life for lounge lizards. These compelling sto ... More >>
The Minneapolis-based Public Radio International (PRI) has been purchased by another titan of public media, WGBH in Boston.This means that the company now claims popular radio shows "This American Life" -- as well as a wealth of niche music offerings like "Afropop Worldwide," "The Record Shelf," Jon ... More >>
Photos by Stacy SchwartzDessaOctober 28, 2011Fitzgerald Theater, St. PaulDessa's CD-release party at the Fitzgerald Theater on Friday night was about as far from a rap show as you could get. Backed by an excellent chamber group and back-up singers, and with her Doomtree pals tucked neatly into on ... More >>
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