Concert review: Belle and Sebastian and Julien Baker at the Palace Theater in St. Paul, MN – August 15, 2017

Published by JB on August 16, 2017 10 notable things from the Belle and Sebastian show at the Palace Theater When Stuart Murdo

Concert review: Geographer at The Observatory North Park in San Diego, California, August 11, 2017

Published on August 16, 2017 Photos and review by Sylvia! It is hard not to feel good and smile your way through the night whe

Album Review: Ride – Weather Diaries

Published by Jeff Becker on August 5, 2017 Released June 17, 2017 9/10 “I’m unsettled by the weather It’s ge

Photo album: Hinterland Festival with Annalibera – Foxygen – Head and the Heart – Alt J – Gary Clark Jr – Ryan Adams at St Charles, IA – Aug 4-5, 2017

Published by Jeff Becker, August 5, 2017 Hinterland Festival Day 1 and 2 10 observations from Hinterland 2017 Hinterland has c

Concert review: Garbage and Blondie – Rage and Rapture tour at the Mystic Showroom – Prior Lake, MN – July 21, 2017

Published by JB on July 23, 2017 Review by Renee Schaefer.  Photography by Jeffrey Becker. The Rage and Rapture tour features

Concert review: Chris Isaak at Humphreys Concerts By the Bay – San Diego, CA – July 17, 2017

Published on July 21, 2017 by JB Review by Sylvia Borgo Chris Isaak must love San Diego, and his fans in San Diego love him ri

Album Review: Slowdive – Slowdive

Published by JB on July 14, 2017 Released May 5, 2017 9/10 “I don’t remember much about it all Just saw you loving

News: Blondie and Garbage to co-headline Rage and Rapture tour

Published July 1, 2017 by Jeff Becker BLONDIE AND GARBAGE TO CO-HEADLINE RAGE AND RAPTURE TOUR THIS SUMMER     February 8, 2

Album Review: Prince and the Revolution – Purple Rain (deluxe reissue)

Published June 25 Prince and the Revolution – Purple Rain (deluxe reissue) 9.5/10 Disc 1 – Purple Rain Remastering in

Concert review: Wilco at the Coronado Performing Arts – Rockford, IL – June 14, 2017

Review and photography by Edward Spinelli Wilco Coronado Performing Arts Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Scoring a ticket to see wilc

News: Hinterland 2017 joins the big boys with stalwarts Alt-J, Ryan Adams, Gary Clark Jr.

Hinterland 2017:  Alt-J, Ryan Adams, Gary Clark Jr., The Head and the Heart Hinterland 2017 in St. Charles, Iowa is pulling n

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

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