November 18, 2019

(Sandy) Alex G in St. Paul on November 8th, 2019 

When (Sandy) Alex G and his band swaggered onto the Amsterdam Bar and Hall stage to the distorted computerized track “Gretel” last weekend, I was already grinning. The first note on electric guitar rang out and prompted...

November 17, 2019

On Friday, November 8th WMCN hosted the third ever Big Gig (BIIIG GIIIG) and one of the best ones yet! There were 5 local acts with two Macalester bands and one band coming all the way from Chicago performing the library basement. If you are interested in performing or...

November 6, 2019

Looking around the Palace Theater, I saw a fair amount of cat-eye glasses, a lot of short bangs, and a sea of IPA beers— typical crowd to be expected for indie rock band Sleater-Kinney, riot grrl pioneers, and all-around rock goddesses. I also saw a lot of unsettled an...

November 6, 2019

I’ll be honest, folks. I didn’t know much about Kero Kero Bonito prior to this show. Had I not gone, I probably would have never even dared venture into Kero Kero Bonito territory. The only song I knew was “Flamingo”, and the meme-like nature of that tune had ruined an...

November 4, 2019

Photos by Deirdre O'Keeffe 

I had the most special opportunity to see one of my all-time favorite bands, Big Thief, light up the First Avenue mainroom on on October 21st. 

There have been so many beautiful reviews of Big Thief’s work, including this recap of their Minnea...

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