John Mellencamp struck a darker, raw tone during Wednesday’s first of two Minneapolis concerts. Some of the high points of the 105-minute concert benefitted from the more intimate setting and Northrop’s newly refined, warm acoustics.
Updated: February 12, 2015, - 05:35 AM
The Bon Iver musicmaker described the lineup of his inaugural July festival as “all selfish” picks, including National, Spoon, Indigo Girls and Low.
Updated: February 11, 2015, - 12:07 PM
The “Dope Show” hitmaker let his music do the talking during a rib-rocking showcase at Mystic Lake.
Updated: February 07, 2015, - 07:00 AM
Saturday's fundraiser hopes to spin the public radio station forward with X-Boys, Mofos and physically sidelined guitar hero Michael Yonkers.
Updated: February 05, 2015, - 02:58 PM
While recording some of rock’s biggest stars, John Kuker kept his roots in Minnesota, helping locals such as Semisonic and...
Updated: February 04, 2015, - 08:34 PM
The Minneapolis indie-rap company hopes to put an old-school spin on the new way that most kids listen to music.
Updated: February 04, 2015, - 09:27 AM
The firing of popular DJ Barb Abney and growing competition from the Pohlads' Go 96.3 suggests that Minnesota Public Radio's rock station needs some fresh ideas.
Updated: January 30, 2015, - 10:54 AM
Gone from Minnesota for 25 years, the Hüsker Dü vet is reliving his old band more, thanks to a push by his new band.
Updated: January 29, 2015, - 04:53 PM
“Programming decision” comes amid growing competition for MPR’s hip rock station.
Updated: January 27, 2015, - 09:52 PM