Tracey Thorn

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2013

    Polica release "Chain My Name," playing two shows at Mill City Nights

    The media blitz for Polica's second album is in full swing this week. Today, the group dropped a new single from the forthcoming Shulamith, which is due October 22 via Mom Pop.Much like the earlier song, "Tiff" featuring Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, "Chain My Name" is aggressive. The difference, howe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    Korda Records Showcase at the Entry, 1/12/13

    Korda Records Showcase With Jim Ruiz Set, the Ocean Blue, the Starfolk, and Typsy Panthre 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis January 12, 2013 On a frigid Saturday night in Minneapolis, the four bands associated with upstart local label Korda Records made everyone temporarily forget about the cold outsi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    5 see-ya songs for Osama bin Laden

    ​First he was a villain, then a rogue, then a murderer; then in evasion and invisibility, Osama Bin Laden became legendary, even mythical, like a unicorn, or Carmen Sandiego. Where in the world was he? What were the chances that we'd ever bring him to account, that we'd smoke him out of his hole? ... More >>

  • Music

    June 10, 1998

    When the Tingle Becomes a Chill

    "Okay Tricky baby. Gimme postapocalyptic. C'mon, pout for me baby. Pout! Beautiful.": U.K. hip hop's prophet of gloom returns with Angels With Dirty Faces.

  • News

    January 15, 1997
  • Arts

    June 12, 1996

    Pure Pop For Now People

    New LPs from Everything But The Girl and Tricky use club music as means to very different end