Review: The New Pornographers and Waxahatchee at First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN. April 18, 2017

Published by JB on April 19, 2017 Death, Taxes and The New Pornographers I’ve always placed Jenny Lewis and Neko Case si

Album Review: The New Pornographers – Whiteout Conditions

Published April 12, 2017 by JB Release date:  April 7, 2017 8/10 “Was it singing from the bad choices On a ceiling with

Review: Radiohead at the Sprint Center – Kansas City, MO – April 5, 2017

Published by JB on April 6, 2017 Revenge of the Nerds! It’s a paradox really that Radiohead, arguably the greatest rock

Concert Review: Regina Spektor at Palace Theatre – St. Paul, MN – March 13, 2017

All photos courtesy Joe Stadele Photography.  All rights reserved. Regina Spektor was the first musician signed on to play th

Album Review: Spoon – Hot Thoughts

Published by JB on March 26, 2017 Released on March 17, 2017 8/10 Hot Thoughts adds to a catalog that 99% of all rock bands w

Album Review: Ryan Adams – Prisoner

Published on March 21, 2017 by JB Released on February 17, 2017 7/10 Color by numbers for the prolific Adams It’s chic

Concert Review: Phantogram at The Orpheum Theater – Madison, WI – March 13, 2017

Published March 15, 2017 by JB Monday night’s in downtown Madison are a tough sell for concert-goers; especially off the

Album Review: The Shins – Heartworms

Published by JB on March 12, 2017 Release date: March 10, 2017 8/10 “Somehow we cruise to the end Change lives and every

Album Review: Sleigh Bells – Jessica Rabbit

Published on March 8, 2017 by JB Release date:  November 11, 2016 5/10 The Brooklyn duo’s (Alexis Krauss and guitarist Der

Review: Poliça and Spank Rock at First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN. February 11, 2017

Published 2/12/2017 by Jeff Becker Channy Leaneagh’s 5-year anniversary, one-off hometown show with her Minneapolis-bas

Album review: The XX – I See You

Published January 31, 2017 Album Release date:  January 13, 2017 8.5/10 “Do I chase the night or does the night chase m

Concert Review: Bear’s Den at Fine Line Music Cafe – Minneapolis, MN – January 25, 2017

All photos courtesy Joe Stadele Photography.  All rights reserved. “We have some bad news.  This will be the last song

Our 10 Favorite Live Concert Photos of 2016

Published by JB on January 22, 2017 Our 10 favorite live concert photos of 2016.  Click any pic to enlarge and be literally a

Concert Review: Jim James at State Theatre – Minneapolis, MN – December 1, 2016

All photos courtesy Joe Stadele Photography.  All rights reserved. “All in the moment, no hesitating…” 2016 has been a

Concert Review: Phantogram at First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN – October 16, 2016

All photos courtesy Joe Stadele Photography.  All rights reserved. If there were one take away from Phantogram’s Sunday

Album Review: Streets of Laredo – Wild

Published by JB on October 21, 2016 Release date:  October 21, 2016 7/10 Breezy (and sometimes jangly) pop bliss from the Bro

Concert Review: Sigur Rós at Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland – Kansas City, MO – October 12, 2016

Published by JB on October 19, 2016 Sigur Rós; filling the corners of our minds with notes we can’t possibly anticipate

Concert Review: Glass Animals with Pumarosa at Myth – Maplewood, MN – October 7, 2016

All photos courtesy Joe Stadele Photography.  All rights reserved. Glass Animals’ “Life Itself” may go down

Concert Review: Eliot Sumner at Skyway Theatre – Minneapolis, MN – October 4, 2016

All photos courtesy Joe Stadele Photography.  All rights reserved. Let’s just get the comparisons out of the way.  Eli

Concert Review: Sigur Rós at Orpheum Theatre – Minneapolis, MN – Sept 29, 2016

All photos courtesy Joe Stadele Photography.  All rights reserved. Sigur Rós has made a career of defining (and redefining)

Concert Review: Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins / Conor Oberst at The State Theatre – Minneapolis, MN – Sept 6, 2016

Published by JB on September 7, 2016 A Jenny Lewis tour de force kicks off in Minneapolis Ten years is typically a little too

Concert Review: Deftones at The Myth – Maplewood, MN – August 16, 2016

Review by Renee Schaefer for TWTHS. Photography courtesy Joe Stadele Photography. Photos may not be used without consent-and

Concert Review: Beach House at The Englert Theater – Iowa City, IA – August 14, 2016

Published by JB on August 16, 2016 Sonic beauty meets dream pop bliss You can’t walk around the Englert Theater for more

Concert Review: Hinterland Festival – Lake Street Dive and Grace Potter at the Avenue of the Saints Amphitheater – St Charles, IA – Aug 5-6, 2016

Published by JB on August 7, 2016. Concert Review: Grace Potter / Lake Street Dive at the Hinterland Festival – Avenue of th

Concert Review: Coldplay at Soldier Field – Chicago, IL – July 23, 2016

Published by JB on July 24, 2016 It takes a lot to dampen the unwavering, love will save the day spirit of Chris Martin.   Ce

Concert Review: Garbage / Kristin Kontrol at The Skyway Theatre – Minneapolis, MN – July 7, 2016

Published by JB on July 9, 2016 Review by Renee Schaefer.  Photos by Jeff Becker. Garbage set review: Minneapolis holds a spe

Photos: Rock the Garden 2016 – Boom Island, Minneapolis, MN – June 18, 2016

All photos courtesy Joe Stadele Photography.  All rights reserved. By nearly any measure, Rock the Garden 2016, or should I s

Concert Review: Zella Day / Dreamers / Emilie Brandt at The Frequency – Madison, WI – June 29, 2016

Published July 1, 2016 by JB Zella Day It’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when About once a year I get remi

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