There's no way to avoid indie rock if you're from the Twin Cities, but delve a little further into the scene, and there are subtleties that separate the sounds. Take Minneapolis' Lovely Dark's organic sound, which originated as a bedroom experiment. On their new album Territories, the band explores ... More >>
Steven Williams is a longtime supporter of local music. In 2001, he started the Mankato-based Init Records to release The Vidablue (later Ten Grand). In the ten years since, the label has relocated to Sioux Falls and has issued a total of 74 releases. While he doesn't play in any bands him ... More >>
Pink Mink lead the pack in our 20th annual best-new-bands poll
The local trio, formerly known as Little Sister, are releasing their first full-length this weekend at the Uptown Bar.
Tora! Tora! Torrance!: Sexing you up before you can say "rock 'n' roll"
In an annual late-August ritual, the studios clear the vaults of their least promising product