Delorean last night at Great AmericanDeloreanLemonadeNovember 10, 2010@ Great American Music HallBetter than: taking drugs at the Cow Palace.With all due respect to the lovers and survivors of house and trance music, the movement has moved, onward and outward, to bigger sounds and better ideas. T ... More >>
Black FrancisRoy Zimmerman August 18, 2010 @ Great American Music Hall Better than: Black Francis/Frank Black playing with a bigger band.Black Francis started his performance last night with an invitation to come along with "The Black Rider" -- and the introduction of an 80-ye ... More >>
Don't you wish you had thought of this one? And yes, it was a real band, with a real member named Bagpipes McDonald. Weather Station 1 informs us:Turds of Misery played only six shows during their short existence. Based in a small town on the outskirts of Winnipeg, Manitoba, the three-piece act q ... More >>
Caribou @ The Independent Since debuting a decade ago under the name Manitoba (changed to Caribou in 2004 for legal reasons), Dan Snaith has applied a drummer's ear and mathematician's air to freakbeat fills and psych-pop trills. Early on, he threaded an undercurrent of Krautrock's percussive in ... More >>
Guy Maddin pays homage to the tundra of his youth in My Winnipeg.
Just say "no" to more hemp. Focus on the weak dollar and apocalypse tomorrow!
Broken (And Other Rogue States)
Thunder on the Tundra: Heavy-metal Thor kicks everyone's ass!
Why is someone as smart as Mark Leno sponsoring genuinely stupid legislation to legalize hemp cultivation?
EPs are usually ignored by reviewers. Here are a few recent releases worth taking note of.
Punk forefathers the Dictators refuse to age -- or do anything -- gracefully