Chris Riemenschneider

Columnist/Reporter | Local Music
Phone: 612-673-4658
Chris Riemenschneider has been covering the Twin Cities music scene since 2001, long enough to earn a shout-out from Prince during “Play That Funky Music (White Boy).” The St. Paul native was also a music critic at the Austin American-Statesman for five years.

Recent content from Chris Riemenschneider

Triple rock: Little Man, MaLLy and Tyte Jeff play release parties this weekend

In a fitting coincidence, the weekend of Record Store Day also brings release parties for three of the best Twin...

Updated: April 17, 2014, - 01:52 PM

Record Store Day 2014: New digs for digging

Two recently opened shops in St. Paul add to music fans’ busiest shopping day.

Updated: April 17, 2014, - 01:52 PM

Picks of the Record Store Day litter, plus schedule of in-store performances

We asked some local record retailers to pick three favorites from the special Record Store Day releases they will have...

Updated: April 17, 2014, - 01:51 PM

Phantogram steps it up: Sarah Barthel talks about 'Voices'

The synth-rock group elevates its game with a heavy new record.

Updated: April 10, 2014, - 05:18 PM

Cloud Cult, more or less

A new live acoustic album by the philosophical psychedelic rockers isn’t light on impact.

Updated: April 03, 2014, - 02:52 PM

Local music: What's old is New Century

Downtown Minneapolis’ faded City Center is the unlikely home to a promising concert series.

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 11:54 AM

Bluegrass no longer on the weekend menu at Dulono's

To boost weekend traffic, the shows will be moved

Updated: March 20, 2014, - 09:21 PM

The Austin Chronicles: SXSW 2014, according to 4 MN acts

Four Minnesota music acts share their SXSW experiences, from Lizzo’s Virgin-buoyed run to Sonny Knight’s virginal voyage.

Updated: March 20, 2014, - 04:42 PM

10 SXSW acts to go see or download

SXSW STANDOUTS TO SEE LIVELondon Grammar — The lightly techno, coolly dramatic British rock band is fronted by the most...

Updated: March 20, 2014, - 02:13 PM

South by so much: A wrap on Austin's troubled mega-fest

Austin’s troubled mega-fest was as overrun with big names and corporate money as ever, but the little guys can still win if you let them.

Updated: March 20, 2014, - 02:11 PM

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