Ceewhy has built a name for himself locally through a number of albums, mixtapes, and powerful performances with his band Gorilla Panic, but his latest album, Freedom=Genius, may be his most tightly realized piece to date. Gimme Noise caught up with the rapper and band frontman to talk about the new ... More >>
Welcome to the first installment of Local Frames of 2013! As the Twin Cities music scene grows, more and more artists are creating music that demands our attention. Combine the music with talented filmmakers locally and beyond, and you have a fruitful mix of distinct skills that generates more local ... More >>
The Basilica Block Party marks the beginning of July and the end of weeks of promotion for presenting radio station Cities 97, who bring soft-rocker Mat Kearney and Train on Friday and alt-country group The Avett Brothers on Saturday night. 311 will be swinging through Minneapolis on their national ... More >>
Despite the "Twin Cities hip-hop scene being oversaturated" this is the weekend that the Twin Cities hip-hop scene looks forward to the most. If you're thinking of heading down to Shakopee son Sunday for Soundset, better head there early or carpool; last year the traffic was held up for two hours. M ... More >>
By Allegra OxboroughXavier Davis sometimes Facebook-likes comments on Lupe Fiasco's page, a tactic he uses to turn strangers on to his own music. Performing under the name Xavier Marquis, Davis is forthcoming on how he markets himself. "Probably 75 percent of my time is trying to get people liste ... More >>
Still scrambling to plot out your weekend? Allow us to assist you. Here are our top picks for shows to catch tonight through Sunday (click on the links to be taken to the calendar listing for each event):
Is Varsity Theater prepared for this mind-bending gig?
Download the track "Oh This Currency" off of their forthcoming EP.