midwest

Premieres

Cloakroom Find Beauty in Midwestern Desolation on 'Time Well'

We announce the Northwest Indiana trio's sophomore album and premiere their moody video for new song "Seedless Star."
Josh Terry
6.21.17
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In the Twin Cities, Every Day Is Prince Day

Last night in St. Paul, Stevie Wonder and a collection of musicians paid tribute to the Purple One for six hours. It wasn't long enough.
Nathan Sacks
10.14.16
Interviews

Even by Late-70s San Francisco Standards, MX-80 Sound Were a Wonderfully Weird Musical Oddity

Stream the reissues of MX-80 Sound's first two albums 'Out of the Tunnel' and 'Crowd Control' and read an interview with vocalist and guitarist Rich Stim.
Tim Scott
8.15.16
Interviews

Even by Late-70s San Francisco Standards, MX-80 Sound Were a Wonderfully Weird Musical Oddity

Stream the reissues of MX-80 Sound's first two albums 'Out of the Tunnel' and 'Crowd Control' and read an interview with vocalist and guitarist Rich Stim.
Tim Scott
8.15.16
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Is This Barn in the Middle of Nowhere the Best Venue in the Midwest?

Six years after its first show, Codfish Hollow is attracting some massive acts. But Marvin will still have to ride you there on a tractor-drawn hayrack.
Kari Paul
7.30.16
Interviews

Wolf Eyes: Noise Is Dead, Long Live Trip Metal

The Michigan brutarians are back, and chillin’ with Jack White.
Brad Cohan
11.26.15
Features

On The Road With FIDLAR and the Dune Rats

A week driving around the American Midwest with FIDLAR and the Dune Rats involved drinking our body weight in cheap beer and a startling array of yellow food.
Tim Scott
10.5.15
Features

On The Road With FIDLAR and the Dune Rats

A week driving around the American Midwest with FIDLAR and the Dune Rats involved drinking our body weight in cheap beer and a startling array of yellow food.
Tim Scott
10.5.15
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Country USA Is a "Paradise" and You Can't See It Because You're a Fucking Hipster

CUSA is in its 19th year of bringing country stars to Oshkosh, Wisconsin, a city between Green Bay and Milwaukee on Highway 41. It is five (five!) days of music.
Andrew Winistorfer
7.2.14
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I Skipped Neutral Milk Hotel and Fell in Love with Kacey Musgraves

Deal with it.
Andrew Winistorfer
2.11.14
Interviews

Cloud Nothings: Louder Now

The band opens up about their new record "Here and Nowhere Else," and what it's like to play music with an instrument that is not a laptop.
Eric Sundermann
2.4.14