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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

All content by Kate Silver

The new face of rock ‘n’ roll

Published November 20, 2003

Every musical movement needs an icon, whether it's a pretty face, a pouty pair of lips or a Warhol portrait. Jagger sashayed his way to the forefront of the British invasion. Cash flipped his middle finger...

Sweet J.A.P.’s beautiful sonic mess

Published July 29, 2002

A penetrating scar marks the right arm of Sweet J.A.P. vocalist Sho Nikido. When asked about the gash, he jokes, "I saved Takashi's life," nudging his band mate. Takashi Obu reveals a welt of his own,...

Jeff TweedyChelsea Walls SoundtrackRykodisk

Published May 28, 2002

It's easy to tag Jeff Tweedy's scoring of the Ethan Hawke "verité" Chelsea Walls as post-Mancini. Though unlike, say, "Moon River", this Tweedy work holds little value outside the chassis of cinema;...

These guys are pretty cool

Published March 12, 2002

"His sister got us into [Chicago venue] The Empty Bottle when we were 15 because she knew the Grifters," recounts Malachi Constant vocalist Carl Wedoff of high school friend and bandmate Ben Hecker. His...

Nystrom and Gruening: Our kicking must improve

Published October 3, 2001

Not a great deal of prodding was necessary to get Minnesota football players Dan Nystrom and Preston Gruening to flat-out admit they're not playing up to their abilities this season. "I need to make some...