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

Music spotlight: Sonny Knight & the Lakers

Veteran soul/R&B singer Knight, a one-time member of the ’70s group Haze, is in the midst of a career revival.

Updated: April 25, 2014, - 10:05 AM

Into the mild with S. Carey

The Bon Iver and Mason Jennings drummer muses on his favorite wilderness.

Updated: April 24, 2014, - 04:06 PM

Review: Avenged Sevenfold leaves Target Center in flames

Review: Metal heroes Avenged Sevenfold didn’t fizzle under their fiery production.

Updated: April 22, 2014, - 06:02 AM

McCartney added to Target Field's All-Star summer

Arriving soon after the Twins host the big game, the Beatle will play his third Twins’ ballpark.

Updated: April 21, 2014, - 10:19 PM

Review: Schoolboy Q makes the grade

The hot new Los Angeles rapper sold out two shows in one night and rightfully bragged about it.

Updated: April 20, 2014, - 11:45 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, - 05:31 PM

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

The weekend of Record Store Day also brings release parties for three of the best Twin Cities albums this year.

Updated: April 17, 2014, - 04:09 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, - 03:36 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

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