L’ASSASSINS EP Release Party – 10/18 at The Triple Rock


It’s amazing that we live in a city with such musical variety and talent. L’ASsassins, are releasing their new EP Kill! Kill! Kill! Bang! Bang! Bang! They are bringing surf and rockabilly music to a new level, along with a whole bunch of sexy reverb.

The band has already shared the stage with other great artists, toured Europe, made some great videos and shows no signs of slowing down.

Saturday night would probably be a good night to put on a leather jacket; slick your hair back and hit the dance floor at the Triple Rock. I am pretty sure L’Assassins are going to bring it, so if you’re heading down there, you better watch it.

L’Assassins, Calabrese, Fury Things, Leather Sweater and  DJ’s Rambo Salina and Tom Novak.
Saturday, October 18th – 8pm – $7 – 18+
Triple Rock Social Club – 629 Cedar Ave – Mpls

YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/LAssassins4
Facebook: www.facebook.com/LAssassins

Jones – at Memory Lanes 10/17 – 9pm – 21+


By Samuel Wigness

With influences varying from The White Stripes to Avail, Ben Harper to Robert Plant and Minneapolis to Chicago, rock and roll trio JONES promises range above all else with their EP “Are You Still Gonna Love Me Now That I’m Dead” set to release in April 2015. Continue reading

New Release – Class of 86 – Future On Fire


On their Bandcamp page, Class of 86 describe themselves as a melodic punk band. Maybe when you scratch the surface but when you dig deeper, you also expose the bones of hardcore and metal. Continue reading

Infinite Religions – Mirrors


It can pretty difficult to review experimental music, so I say why bother. It is always cool however when musicians think outside of the box and figure out ways to think about music in a different way. Infinite Mirrors is a project by Neal Calvin Peterson, who from what I can tell  from his minimal website, is a composer/musician and artist and has done some interesting things. Continue reading

Inspirus Records



Nooky Jones at the Triple Rock – review and slide show.


Photo and Text By Steve Peterson

Nooky Jones at the Triple Rock – if Duke Ellington were still around, instead of invoking “Sophisticated Lady”, he might have mentioned something like “Simply Sublime”..  Nooky Jones, a new sextet led by vocalist and trumpeter Cameron Kinghorn, brought new original flavors to the stage last Friday night. Crossover recipes served by Cameron, Adam Meckler, Ryan Christianson, Kevin Gastonguay, Andrew Foreman and Reid Kennedy engaged the heart, mind, body and soul.   Intimate vocals were delicate and engaging, horn arrangements were harmonically and rhythmically advanced, and rhythm was tight, focused and supportive.  Like a good merlot, Nooky Jones was a little chocolatey, with hints of soul and hip hop, deliciously danceable, and with a smooth finish.  If you were there with or without your man or woman, chances are good you stirred to music you can live and love with easily.

Full Slide Show – http://www.stevepetersonphotography.net/ConcertPhotography/Nooky-Jones-/


Things To Do This Weekend. 8/10 – 8/12


Dana Thompson & the North Coast at the Aster Cafe
Friday, October 10th
9PM – 11PM
Come early to eat dinner!

Call 612.379.3138 for reservations.


St. Paul – Fall Art Crawl – October 10, 11 & 12. Fri – 6pm-10pm, Sat 12pm-8pm, Sun – 12pm-5pm.

It’s best to check out their website for maps and location, but make sure to find  Matthew Rucker at The Schmidt Artist Lofts.



Twin Cities Book Festival

Saturday, October 11, 2014
10am – 5pm, Minnesota State Fairgrounds

From their website.

The Twin Cities Book Festival—brought to you by Rain Taxi—is not only the largest and most important literary gathering in the Upper Midwest, it is the annual get-together for the Twin Cities’ devoted literary community. This FREE, day-long festival brings people together to celebrate our vibrant literary culture. The festival welcomes ‘rock star’ authors, local literary heroes, publishers, magazines, booksellers—all of whom connect over real-live books and conversations.





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