It’s snowing again…
So why not change up your listening schedule with some down-tempo stuff.
For example, Husband wife duo, Tennis, make their Fat Possum debut on January 18 with the release of Cape Dory, a lo-fi LP inspired by a seven month sailboat adventure.
Here’s the single, “Pigeon.”
Tennis play Minneapolis’ 7th Street Entry on February . . . → Read More: It’s snowing again…
Gayngs premiere Last Prom On Earth video with Prince
Rumor has it Prince came, plugged his guitar in to jam, but then said, “Heck, these guys are so good, they don’t need me!”
MP3: Gayngs – “One More Try (Feat Har . . . → Read More: Gayngs premiere Last Prom On Earth video with Prince
Chromeo, Holy Ghost! and Telephoned hit Minneapolis’ First Avenue on Saturday, August 7.
We happened to get our grubby hands on a pair of tickets? Want ‘em?
E-MAIL US, and I’ll pick a name at random. Congrats to Jared!
Chromeo: Don’t Turn the Lights . . . → Read More: Who wants two tickets for Chromeo, Holy Ghost! and Telephoned at First Ave?
Lookbook at First Avenue w/ Zoo Animal, BIGHT CLUB, Slapping Purses
Another great video from our friends at MPLS.tv.
Lookbook at First Ave. w/ Zoo Animal, BIGHT CLUB, & Slapping Purses from MPLS.TV . . . → Read More: Lookbook at First Avenue w/ Zoo Animal, BIGHT CLUB, Slapping Purses
My Gold Mask are opening for The New Pornographers at First Ave on the 11th touring on their new A Thousand Voices EP.
I hadn’t heard of them before, but I’m digging this track:
My Gold Mask : “Violet . . . → Read More: My Gold Mask at First Ave on June 11
LAME: First Avenue erasing its stars, moving to American Idol system
Photo stolen from CP's Gimme Noise, photo by Ben Clark
I’m a day late to the news that historic First Avenue is whitewashing its legendary stars and replacing them with newer, hipper bands as voted by the fans on Facebook and Twitter.
I’m swallowing vomit as I type this.
I truly respect First Avenue as the rock mecca that it is and wish if they had to paint it, that they would restore each star just as it was. Real music fans don’t want to see pop stars and “it” bands like Lady Gaga, Kei$a and Miley Cyrus have stars on First Ave . . . → Read More: LAME: First Avenue erasing its stars, moving to American Idol system
Wheels on Fire with Chooglin' at 7th Street Entry, June 8
Wheels on Fire are sharing this track off their upcoming full length album to be released by Alien Snatch! Records out of Berlin.
Wheels on Fire : “Bad Lie” (mp3)
Catch the band with Minneapolis’ own Chooglin’ at 7th Street Entry on June 8. It’sthe same night as The Black Keys show in the mainroom and the debut of The Depot Restaurant, which you can access via . . . → Read More: Wheels on Fire with Chooglin' at 7th Street Entry, June 8
Mark Mallman playing "Eternal Sunshine" @ First Avenue
Footage from Mark Mallman‘s CD release show at First Ave on 9/5/09 from our friends at . . . → Read More: Mark Mallman playing "Eternal Sunshine" @ First Avenue
The Dead Weather liven up First Avenue
My expectations were set high. Not only was this “Jack White’s new band” and “Alison Mosshart’s newest project,” The Dead Weather‘s debut release, Horehound, was a phenomenal 11-track lesson in blues, rock and soul. How would it translate live? Would Jack White hide in the shadows the whole show? Would the Raconteurs guys get to play any notes?
A sold out First Avenue crowd milled around the venue Monday night, anxiously pounding $6 PBR tallboys and sharing Jack White minutiae: “Did you hear he was at Murray‘s last night?” “The guy next to me in the restroom said he saw Jack get . . . → Read More: The Dead Weather liven up First Avenue