Tom Gabel

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2014

    Cheap Girls: Craig Finn runs marathons

    Formed by Brothers Ian and Ben Graham with roommate Adam Aymor during a lull in 2007, Cheap Girls have slowly burned their way up from DIY tours of the home state of Michigan to high profile opening slots for Against Me! and Gaslight Anthem. With Ian Graham's sincere, hear-tugging melodies and Aymor ... More >>

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    April 3, 2014

    Against Me! at First Avenue, 4/2/14

    Against Me! First Avenue, Minneapolis Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Conventionally structured punk anthems sometimes feel manipulative. There's a kind of shout-along chorus that tickles the underside of your brain, triggering some long ago muscle memory and launching your fist upward with a defiant pump ... More >>

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    April 2, 2014
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    March 31, 2014

    The best Twin Cities concerts of the week: 3/31-4/6

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar!

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    June 11, 2012

    Against Me! and Joan Jett cover the Replacements' "Androgynous"

    New transgender poster boy/girl Tom Gabel, now Laura Jane Grace, made a prominent statement during Friday's Against Me! show at New York's Terminal 5 using a familiar gender-bent song by the Replacements. Joan Jett, who notably shared vocals with Paul Westerberg on a cover of Cole Porter's "Let's Do ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    November 21, 2007

    Reinventing Themselves

    It might be awhile before Against Me! play another basement

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    August 29, 2007


    The Songs We Can’t Escape