The Twin Cities will be steeped with indie-rock this weekend with The Shins at the Orpheum Theatre and Leslie Feist opening the MN Zoo's Music in the Zoo series. Cute pop band Bella Ruse will be leaving Minneapolis for Columbus soon, so make sure to catch their free show at the Lake Harriet Bandshel ... More >>
What I love more than anything about the Twin Cities music scene are the various, and seemingly endless, aspects of permanence that forever radiates from both sides of the radio dial as well as our own turntables. The people who listen, love and perform never stop connecting. It's an infinite line i ... More >>
Two great new local albums with nothing in common but their mention in this review!
In Northeast, you can run from art, but you can't hide
Hey, you got darkness in my sugar pop!
A local CD-release party bonanza
The 10 (or 28) best local albums of 2004
A week of pummeling pop with The Walkmen, Broken Social Scene, and Walker Kong
First Prize Killers pulse with the beat of pastoral pop
Dub Meets the Desktop in the Many-Sided Music of Triangle
Multiplying geeky pop by brainy drum 'n' bass, Triangle's new math adds up
Storming the stage with postpunk pirates Lifter Puller
Bedding down with Walker Kong and the Dangermakers
Computer wizards leave their bedrooms, rappers reach the stage, and the Mason Jennings Band creates the bar buzz of the decade. In the ninth annual City Pages New Music Poll, 60 local music fans pick the bands that made the biggest noise.
Twin Cities music embraces the stage act with a Hillbilly Porn Opera, a Clown Lounge cabaret, and a transgendered "Fin de Siècle" floorshow