Ty Segall

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    September 23, 2014

    Ty Segall is the Electric Warrior of Our Generation

    Ty Segall | Turf Club | Wednesday, September 24 He is the man that your head-banging, no-good punk ass needs to thank immediately for keeping rock 'n' roll brash, beautifully loud, unpredictable, and incredibly exciting. Over the course of six years and dozens of albums, EPs, and singles, Ty Segall ... More >>

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    September 22, 2014

    The Best Twin Cities Concerts of the Week: 9/22-9/25

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar.

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    August 26, 2014

    What Tyrants are the definition of high-energy rock 'n' roll

    What Tyrants | 7th St. Entry | Tuesday, August 26 One of the more important aspects of being in a band together is trust. It's something that the brothers in What Tyrants have had a lifetime to develop. "Kyle and I have been playing together since second grade," says lead vocalist and guitarist Sean ... More >>

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    September 4, 2013

    The Blind Shake champion teamwork

    Key to a False Door is the group's tightest, fastest record yet

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    June 11, 2013

    Mikal Cronin at 7th St. Entry, 6/10/13

    Mikal Croninwith Shannon and the Clams and Is/Is7th St. Entry, MinneapolisMonday, June 10, 2013Mikal Cronin and his band had been building to this point all night. From the stop-start songs that kicked off his show at the Entry on Monday -- his first local headlining appearance -- to the poppier sin ... More >>

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    June 5, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 6/5-6/11

    So it's June now. Despite the cloudiness, there are actually things happening outdoors. Saturday, be sure to check out tons of local bands at Rock the Vine. Later in the evening Hollow Boys release their latest record at Kitty Cat Klub. The Minnesota Zoo will also be hosting Richard Thompson an ... More >>

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    June 5, 2013
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    December 21, 2012

    Best Twin Cities concerts 2012: Staff lists

    Here are the raw lists from many of City Pages' contributing writers and photograghers for the finest shows they attended this year. Hint: It's all over the place!See Also:Best Twin Cities concerts 201250 Awesome Concert Photos from 2012Best Twin Cities songs 2012: Staff lists Best Twin Cities album ... More >>

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    December 18, 2012

    Best music-affiliated Twin Cities bartenders 2012

    When you attend as many shows as the Gimme Noise folks do, you get to know your bartenders. Quite often, the person you see behind the bar is also a familiar face behind the bass, the guitar or drum kit. Among numerous musician and music-affiliated bartenders in this music city, here are a few I see ... More >>

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    October 17, 2012

    Sic Alps scrubbed the noise, but still want to freak you out at the Turf Club tonight

    By Ian S. Port"I'm kind of like Ron Swanson -- I fucking hate paperwork."Mike Donovan, figurehead of San Francisco rock band Sic Alps, is grinning in the kitchen of his ground-floor apartment, explaining what he likes about driving a cab for a living. Along with the fact that Donovan usually works o ... More >>

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    September 28, 2012

    Weekend Checklist: Thee Oh Sees, Ty Segall, Ben Folds

    September is ending with a bang! Big names and local favorites are invading the music scene this weekend. Michael Kiwanuka plays the Fine Line while Mint Condition sets the mood at First Avenue. Saturday, The Ben Folds Five will make an appearance at The State Theatre while Sunda ... More >>

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    September 26, 2012
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    September 17, 2012

    Cloud Nothings at Amsterdam Bar and Hall, 9/16/12

    Cloud NothingsWith Chomp and BloodnstuffAmsterdam Bar and Hall, St. PaulSunday, September 16, 2012See Also:Cloud Nothings' Dylan Baldi tells it like it isIf indie rock needs a new anti-hero to rally around, then Amsterdam Bar and Hall might have had just the guy onstage Sunday night. Cleveland-bred ... More >>

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    May 9, 2012

    Ty Segall and White Fence at the 7th St. Entry, 5/08/12

    Ty Segall and White Fence7th Street Entry, MinneapolisMay 8, 2012The fans who packed into the sold-out 7th St. Entry for Ty Segall and White Fence on Tuesday night clearly had plenty of aggression to work out, as they turned the main floor into a roiling, occasionally violent, mosh pit throughout ... More >>

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    May 2, 2012
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    March 18, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Saturday 3/17/2012

    So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>

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    August 9, 2011

    Nice Purse discuss new record, play Kitty Cat Klub tomorrow

    Courtesy of Nice Purse​For such an impressive local band, Nice Purse are pretty modest about their success. By their own admission, they didn't set their sights high when they started, and they still maintain an air of not caring about their growing popularity. For their blend of garage, punk ... More >>

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    June 23, 2010

    Leisure Birds bring psych-rock to the Hexagon tonight

    Photo courtesy of Leisure Birds' MySpace‚ÄčDon't let this opportunity pass you up: local band Leisure Birds is playing a show tonight at the Hexagon Bar, one of not many in the near future if their MySpace page is truly up to date. Either way, this quartet of shaggy men make some excellent fuzzed ou ... More >>