Murs and Slug collaboration starts to take shape, Dan Wilson announces home town tour & next week's best new releases.
Lily, Bird & Kristofferson hit MPLS, Prince begs for cash, Solid Gold headliners & next week's best new releases.
Every year I make mix CDs of my favorite tracks, with one song per artist per disc. Here's the '08 edition, local and national. It's all from 2008 unless otherwise specified, but there are a few oldies. At the bottom are my year-end lists, because I know you needed more of those. Happy holidays! MN ... More >>
Solo artist falls down rabbit hole, finds himself part of My Morning Jacket's opening band
These local boys have had a heck of a year, rocketing from indie-rock obscurity to, um, indie-rock renown on the back of The Loon, re-released this year on XL Records. We tracked 'em down in Australia and requested some reflection.
Prince went to Vegas. Smokers went to Maplewood. Tapes 'N Tapes went to the moon. And sometime after the last zombie dance party got busted, we wrote it all down for you.
Even more galanging about M.I.A.