Son Volt With Colonel Ford First Avenue Mainroom, Minneapolis Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 Jay Farrar hasn't always stuck to his guns since the breakup of his seminal, genre-creating work with Uncle Tupleo, but one consistent thread through his winding career has been a stubborn and abiding love for coun ... More >>
Believe it or not, June is less than a week away. Cedar Cultural Center welcomes the Howlin' Brothers Wednesday and Brooklyn duo Savoir Adore the next day. Devendra Banhart celebrates his birthday at Mill City Nights Thursday, while LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy plays the First Avenue Mainroom. Fri ... More >>
Germaine Gemberling has been a part of the local music scene in one way or another since 1989, when she first formed the all-girl punk band Smut -- which might be the best name for a band ever. Since then, Gemberling has seen her musical style evolve along with her lifestyle, moving from her native ... More >>
Related:Record Store Day 2012: Keep independent Twin Cities shops openDo Twin Cities record stores need Record Store Day?Slideshow: Record Store Day 2012Record Store Day 2012 was the biggest yet, as hosts of Twin Cities record stores gathered their enthusiasm and planned parties. Gimme Noise went in ... More >>
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Ben Gibbard and Jay Farrar's sold-out Kerouac tribute hearkens adolescence but lacks innovation.
A local musician and artist dishes on his online comic.
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Jeff Tweedy remembers all things blatant and obscure on Wilco's new album
Local country rockers ride the starvation trail toward their namesake Montana City
The Bottle Rockets practice the art of not trying hard
My Morning Jacket's At Dawn sounds like a country of sadness
Country-punk's newest poster boy uproots his music from Americana on the multifaceted Kiss It Goodbye
Honky-tonkers Accident Clearinghouse create a country for punks
The music industry released 30,000 albums in 1998. You can live without 29,990 of them.
Original Gangstas, Backstreet Boys, and grizzled grunge
Back in Black: "We fit in accidentally," says Julie Plante of the band Autumn--a four-year favorite of the black-lipstick set.
Minnesota's most beloved rock band sets out to reinvent itself--and discovers itself in the process
Makers who mattered in 1995