I put on the Ramones' classic 1977 record Rocket to Russia recently in an attempt to join all of my Facebook friends in their collective sadness at the recent death of Tommy (Erdyli) Ramone. I used to love this record, but now, even though I wanted to feel some sense of loss, it became more and more ... More >>
Smash Mouth with Sugar Ray and the Gin Blossoms State Fair Grandstand Friday, August 23, 2013 Friday night State Fair goers took advantage of the perfect summer evening and stepped into a time machine for the Under the Sun tour with Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray, and Gin Blossoms at the State Fair Grands ... More >>
Minnesota and Wisconsin share a love of beer, a semi-friendly football rivalry, and a tendency towards passive-aggressive behavior. Both states are lush and green, and there's either a Bachmann or a Walker around to keep people talking.To show an extra level of kinship to Wisconsin, 89.3 The Current ... More >>
The band hired him to piece together their story
The Minneapolis ladies of the track don their wheels tomorrow night.
The virtues of high school quirk-fest 'Rocket Science' are...debatable
Danger Mouse brings the hip, Cee-Lo Brings the hop: Introducing Gnarls Barkley
Missing Numbers talk about their heroes, invent new form of genital torture
Mark Curtis Anderson's '70s memoir looks at what happened when white evangelicals first embraced the devil's music
New-music composer Jeffrey Brooks has paid for his education over a card game, survived for months off stolen tuna, and lived on an Amtrak train. So what's he doing raising two happy kids in a house in south Minneapolis?
Faux Jean applies for the job of Best Band in the World
Secret shows. Corporate gigs. Blind Dates. Why is it becoming harder for the public to get a piece of the rock?
From playing for the Pope to inaugurating The Body, Guinean-born master drummer Fodé Bangoura is both international legend and local discovery
When Trip Shakespeare broke up, Matt Wilson marched off to war against his muse. Five years later, this exacting songwriter returns from the front with his first solo album.