• Best of Lists

    Mark’s Best of 2011

    2011 was truly a blessed year for music. Many of my favorite groups released new records and, as always thanks to NME, I found some fab new ones to geek out over. Without further adieu, here are my Top Ten…

  • Rock

    This House Is A Circus, Berserk As Fuck

    In what now has become a bi-annual tradition, The Arctic Monkeys descend on First Avenue and remind the Twin Cities why they are the Colossus of UK Banks. Last night’s show was unique in several ways. To begin with, First…

  • Rock

    Yes, Please

    I was recently lost in thought about the state of Brit rock when I realized it was high time we had “THE NEXT BIG BAND FROM THE HOLY LAND.” Honestly, we haven’t had one since Friendly Fires in 2008 so…