Sunday, November 25, 2007


This Thursday at Foundation. $20/doors at 10pm.
Madlib (Mind Altering Demented Lessons In Beats) (born Otis Jackson Jr. on October 24, 1973 in Oxnard, California, United States) is a California-based DJ, multi-instrumentalist, rapper, and music producer. Known under a plethora of pseudonyms, he is one of the most prolific and critically acclaimed hip hop producers of the 2000s and has collaborated with myriad hip hop artists, including The Alkaholiks, De La Soul, Ghostface Killah, Talib Kweli, MF DOOM (as Madvillain) and the late J Dilla (as Jaylib). [wikipedia]

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Naomi Klein coming to Minneapolis - December 5, 2007

Check out Naomi Klein presenting her new book "Shock Doctrine - The Rise of Disaster Capitalism"

More here:


December 5, 2007
7:30 p.m.
Barnes & Noble
2100 North Snelling Ave
Roseville, MN 55113

Friday, November 16, 2007

M.I.A. in Minneapolis @ First Avenue 11/20 [SOLD OUT]

M.I.A. will be in town on November 20th at First Avenue. Her sound is a blend of grime, hip-hop, ragga, dancehall and electro. Just the kind of multicultural sound this town is thirsty for. Make sure to get your tickets early and pack that place. Get ready to move!

M.I.A. on MySpace

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Sharon Jones And The Dap Kings coming to Minne Nov. 16 - First Ave

Highly recommended Brooklyn based - Sharon Jones coming to Minneapolis on November 16 at First Ave. Last time I saw her - she literally blew the roof off of the 400 Bar - get your tickets and get on down!

More on Sharon here.

Friday, November 9, 2007

Black Blondie with Meshell Ndegeocello [Nov 15th 2007]

Come support local trip-hop act Black Blondie as they open for Meshell Ndegeocello at the Fine Line. Meshell is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, bassist, and multi-instrumentalist. She has been hailed in the music press as a redeemer of soul music. Her music incorporates funk, soul, hip hop, reggae, R&B, rock, and jazz. She has been nominated for nine Grammy Awards. [wikipedia]

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Lisa Lipinski Opening at Midway Contemporary Arts

Lisa Lipinski Opening at Midway Contemporary Arts Tonight - November 10, 2007 7-10 PM

Great gallery - cool looking show

Monday, November 5, 2007

Lydia Lunch at SOOVac tonight - Wed. Nov 21.

I guess she must be having turkey dinner with Lorie Barbero tomorrow or something? Sounds like a cool gig with one of the stars of the punk rock days.