Review: The Jesus and Mary Chain at the Palace Theater – St. Paul, MN. May 9, 2017

Published on May 10, 2017 “I think I’m turning to dust Love is turning to lust I think I’m turning to dust O

Review: Slowdive and Japanese Breakfast at the Palace Theater – St. Paul, MN. May 2, 2017

Published on May 4, 2017. “In a flash of time Said she’s feeling love for everyone tonight Smiling beautiful She s

Review: The XX and Sampha at the Palace Theater – St. Paul, MN. April 28, 2017

Published by JB on April 29, 2017 “Could I be, was I there? It felt so crystal in the air I still want to drown, wheneve

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

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

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

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: 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: 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

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

Album Review: Garbage / Strange Little Birds

Published by JB on June 25, 2016 Release Date:  June 10, 2016 Album Review: Garbage / Strange Little Birds 7/10 “I rail

Concert Review: Oh Wonder / LANY – First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN – June 3, 2016

Published by JB on June 4, 2016 Oh Wonder / LANY – First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN – June 3, 2016 Indie love, happy melod

Concert Review: The Fruit Bats / Andy C Jenkins at Woolys – Des Moines, IA – May 31st, 2016

Published by JB on 6/2/2016 The Fruit Bats / Andy C Jenkins at Woolys – Des Moines, IA – May 31st, 2016 Eric Johnson may 

Concert Review: Wolf Alice / The 1975 at Roy Wilkins Auditorium – St. Paul, MN – May 25th, 2016

Published by JB on May 28, 2016 Blame it on my age gap up against 97% of the crowd (the other 3% were the parents that opted

Concert Review: Savages / Head Wound City – The Fine Line Cafe – Minneapolis, MN – May 21, 2016

Published by JB on May 22, 2016 Review by Renee Schaefer.  Photography by Jeffrey Becker. Concert Review: Savages / Head Wou

Album Review: Kristin Kontrol / X-Communicate

Published by JB on May 19, 2016 by Jeff Becker Album release date:  May 27, 2016 Album Review: Kristin Kontrol  X-Communicat

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