A look at the psychoactive brew that brings users a spiritual payoff for their "work"
The Beat biopic lurches from one cliché to the next
Capturing Grant Hart will never be an easy task. But director Gorman Bechard assembled quite a bit about the renowned Hüsker Dü drummer/singer/co-songwriter in the new documentary film Every Everything: The Music, Life & Times of Grant Hart. In it, he speaks candidly about his music, art, phil ... More >>
Makes No Sense At All captures the visions, ramblings, and memories of Chris Strouth, a Twin Cities-bred master of music, film, and everything else.Concept records get a bad rap, a really bad rap. I blame it on Yes. On paper, something that mixes 17th-century blank verse and the crown prince of t ... More >>
Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. We get things going this week with a lovely in-studio performance from former Hüsker Dü drummer Grant Hart, who just released an expansive new album, The Argument, inspire ... More >>
Chelsea Light Moving With Cave and Cyrus Vance Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis March 27, 2013 In the cover story of this week's New York Times Magazine, Peter Gelb, the general manager of the Metropolitan Opera, divulges a popular Italian saying amongst performers in the moment before the curt ... More >>
The Beat Generation flick doesn't quite capture Kerouac's world, but it's not too far off
Documenting Throbbing Gristle founder's second marriage
Dom the Frontman still won't give up his last name
Join the conversation with T.D. Mischke on today's 'In The Stream' live from 2 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Compared with other holidays, Thanksgiving hasn't inspired bards overmuch. There are no traditional hymns, no instantly identifiable music associated with the day save possibly various football broadcast bumpers. Nevertheless, here and there we find certain songs that -- in lyric or in spirit -- f ... More >>
We Knock Goblets for Our Own Beat Underground
Gang Gang Dance keep the beat
'The Real World' is no place for an artist like William Eggleston
Bobrauschen-bergamerica messes with convention
Composer, poet, novelist, and all-around oddball Franz Kamin has hobnobbed with John Cage, Thurston Moore, and lots of other left-of-center heroes--now he just wants to finish what he started.
At Outsiders and Others Gallery, a group of local rockers make music for your eyes
The Fever play pure Gotham City rock--so what if people hear it in New Jersey?
Monarques float on more than hype
Ben Harper summons god and Johnny Rotten proves he's still the antichrist
Adult. Hear the sound of tomorrow in Detroit techno's past
Trans Am crosses the sentiments of a low-budget skin film with the sound of Rush processed through an Atari 2600
The woman who turned her house into a canvas, and other stories from the far fringes of the visual-art scene
Emily Carter's flirtation with drugs led her from Park Avenue to a bad marriage with the festering streets of New York's Alphabet City. Now, in a collection of stories, Carter recalls the ABCs of addiction--and spells out the terms of a new life in Minnea
Long after the advent of the personal Web page, local zines and journals keep striving to change the world of writing with print runs of 200 copies
John Travolta delivers the Scientology sermon of Battlefield Earth
The Source suggests that beatness is in the eye of the beholder
In the author-signed-book trade, literature meets the ledger
Columbia recording artists Soul Asylum have a new record.
Kerouac and In Their Own Voices