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Photos: Mitski gets moody at First Avenue

For every bit of buzz Mitski has earned this year, she’s no new artist. Her 2018 release Be the Cowboy is her fifth album, following up her 2016 breakout Puberty 2. That said, it’s no small feat for any artist to sell out a whole tour, and that’s exactly what Mitski has done on her current […]

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Photos: The Hold Steady finally make their 7th St Entry debut

I’m not entirely sure where the confetti came from, but it was well-deserved. In the second of two sold-out sets at the 7th St Entry, beloved rock band the Hold Steady — along with their enthusiastic, beer-loving fans — shouted, strutted, and sweated through a powerhouse 85-minute set. (The previous day, the band played the […]

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Review and photos: Four Fists unleash ‘6666’ at Icehouse

P.O.S and Astronautalis have released a handful of singles as Four Fists, but if you’re still unfamiliar with their music, I’d actually steer you toward “Fjortis.” It’s not a “spotlight track,” sitting two-thirds through their album 6666. It’s calmer than any of its neighbors. But it links personal narrative, pyro-punk, and a glinty beat in […]

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