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

Bluesman Gary Clark Jr., here at last

He has jammed with the Stones and Clapton and made fans out of Obama and Jay Z. About time he...

Updated: November 17, 2013, - 09:38 AM

Local music notes: Pennyroyal, BNLX, Ecid release parties

He produced the new one by Angie Oase’s band and has a fresh compilation by his own group, too.

Updated: November 14, 2013, - 10:05 PM

Sound Unseen fest kicks off Wednesday in St. Paul

Movies on the National, Charlie Parr and Grant Hart top the 14th annual film fest for music lovers.

Updated: November 13, 2013, - 12:58 PM

Skrillex returns to Earth at First Ave, lasers and all

REVIEW: The electronic music star played a rare club gig that was only small in his mind.

Updated: November 11, 2013, - 12:15 PM

Our love/hate relationship with Kanye West

Being a fan of Kanye West must be what it’s like rooting for the New York Yankees: You love him...

Updated: November 10, 2013, - 10:12 AM

Grant Hart bares 'Every Everything'

The Twin Cities indie-rock pioneer talks about his new concept album and a film documentary screening next week.

Updated: November 07, 2013, - 04:26 PM

My Bloody Valentine brings the noise to Wilkins

Review: Back from a two-decade hiatus, the influential Irish band hit fans on a physical level Friday.

Updated: November 02, 2013, - 06:41 AM

Kitten Forever's riot going on

How the trio with feminist lyrics and no guitar became one of the most fun new bands in town.

Updated: October 31, 2013, - 08:16 AM

Pop music spotlight: My Bloody Valentine

Beloved by a small crowd of Anglophiles and ’90s alt-rock fans, this distortion-orchestrating Irish band kicks off a short U.S. jaunt here.

Updated: October 30, 2013, - 12:44 PM

Encore for 97-year-old Palace Theater in downtown St. Paul?

Long the subject of renovation proposals, the Palace Theater is now the target of a $12 million project to become a 3,000-capacity concert venue with support from state taxpayers and two big names in the Twin Cities music business, First Avenue nightclub and Jam Productions.

Updated: October 28, 2013, - 10:30 PM

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