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  • Moon Duo

    published February 25, 2015

    San Francisco's Moon Duo have kept the spacey fuzz and hypnotic grooves that soaked their first two albums, but they have expanded their sonic... More >>

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    Top 10 Must-See Minnesota Music Videos This Week

    published Mar 05, 2015

    Local Frames begins with a brand new video from Bob Dylan. We're also featuring clips from James Patrick, Nsikak, and Jake Manders, as well as live performance videos from Bad Bad Hats, Aero Flynn, Ti... More >>

  • Dre Day 2015

    published February 25, 2015

    While Dr. Dre's long-awaited Detox might never arrive, there are still plenty of reasons to celebrate one of rap's preeminent voices,... More >>

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    The Best Twin Cities Concerts of the Week: 3/2-5

    published Mar 02, 2015

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar.Monday, March 2 After the Rain With Perry Project and Houseluna 9 p.m., Free. Kitty Cat Klub Church of Cash 7 p.m., Free. Dakota Jazz Clu... More >>

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    The Best Twin Cities Concerts This Weekend: 2/27-3/1

    published Feb 27, 2015

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar.Friday, February 27 Alison Scott 8 p.m., $15. Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant Ben Miller With Niki Becker and Elizabeth Ghandour 7 p.m.... More >>

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    Top 10 Must-See Minnesota Music Videos This Week

    published Feb 26, 2015

    A brand-new video from Hippo Campus gets things going this week at Local Frames. We've also got new clips from Aaron and the Sea, Doomtree, Pill Hill, Warehouse Eyes, the Paper Days, Ced LInus, and Bo... More >>

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    Hotelecaster Capture Indie Rock Evolution on Farther Fewer EP

    published Feb 25, 2015

    Hotelecaster | Icehouse | Friday, February 27 "What's the point of making an LP unless you have a fan base that is awaiting an LP from you? And we don't have that... yet." That's Hotelecaster singer/... More >>

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    The Best Twin Cities Concerts of the Week: 2/23-26

    published Feb 23, 2015

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar. Monday, February 23 Aallotar With Abyss 7 p.m., $12-$15. The Cedar Cultural Center Clouded Eyes With Carnivore Bones, Bob Marshall, a... More >>

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    The Best Twin Cities Concerts This Weekend: 2/20-22

    published Feb 20, 2015

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar. Friday, February 20 BitsBits With Sloslylove, Finding Novyon, and Bvckwoods 9 p.m., $3. Kitty Cat Klub B.O.Y.F. With Mrs., Larry Wish &... More >>

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    Top 10 Must-See Minnesota Music Videos This Week

    published Feb 19, 2015

    This week's edition of Local Frames begins with a brilliant animated video from Hotelecaster. Stick around for new clips from J.E. Sunde, Pieta Brown, Brilliant Beast, Ecid, the Velveteens, Camp Dark,... More >>

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    The Best Twin Cities Concerts of the Week: 2/16-19

    published Feb 16, 2015

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar. Monday, February 16 Ariel Pink With Jack Name Despite all the things he does well, Ariel Pink's main struggle seems to be communicating ... More >>

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    The Best Twin Cities Concerts of the Weekend: 2/13-15

    published Feb 13, 2015

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar. Friday, February 13 A Room With A Vieux Valentine's Weekend: All Hearts Party Featuring Yolande Bruce and Bobby Commodore 9 p.m., $10 Vi... More >>

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    Top 10 Must-See Minnesota Music Videos This Week

    published Feb 12, 2015

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. We Are the Willows leads off this week's collection of videos. We've also... More >>

  • KFAI Benefit Show

    published February 4, 2015

    This packed bill kicks off KFAI’s “Benefits with Friends” concert series in a major way, as a host of celebrated bands who have... More >>

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    The Best Twin Cities Concerts of the Week: 2/9-12

    published Feb 09, 2015

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar. Monday, February 9 Connye With Plot Twist, Mmmcooookies, and Mr. Reed 9 p.m., Free. Kitty Cat Klub Hill House Chamber Concerts: Last Wo... More >>

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    The Best Twin Cities Concerts This Weekend: 2/6-8

    published Feb 06, 2015

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar.Friday, February 6 A New World: Intimate Music from Final Fantasy Featuring Arnie Roth, Benyamin Nuss, and the New World Players 7 p.m., $... More >>

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    The Grammys 2015: Who Should Actually Win

    published Feb 05, 2015

    On Sunday night, the music industry fĂȘtes (or fellates) itself with the 57th annual Grammy Awards. What CBS and the Recording Academy relentlessly bill as "Music's Biggest Night" features a host of a... More >>

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    Top 10 Must-See Minnesota Music Videos This Week

    published Feb 05, 2015

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. We start in a delightful fashion with a brand new video from Koo Koo Kanga... More >>

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    London Grammar Celebrated Both Trip-hop's Past and Electro-Pop's Future

    published Feb 04, 2015

    London Grammar With Until the Ribbon Breaks First Avenue, Minneapolis Tuesday, February 3, 2014 It's one thing to pay tribute to an influential period of music history, but quite another to give it a... More >>

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    Neil Weir's Old Blackberry Way Produces Some of the Twin Cities' Best Albums

    published Feb 04, 2015

    One of the fascinating Twin Cities community members featured in City Pages' People 2015 issue. Check out our entire People 2015 issue. Despite the legendary echoes that still ring within Old Blackbe... More >>

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    The Best Twin Cities Concerts of the Week: 2/2-5

    published Feb 02, 2015

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar.Monday, February 2 American Primitive With Matt Sowell, Kyle Fosburgh, and Nic Garcia 7:30 p.m., Free. Clown Lounge At The Turf Club Chri... More >>

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    The Best Twin Cities Concerts This Weekend: 1/30-2/1

    published Jan 30, 2015

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar.Friday, January 30 All Teen Music Night Featuring Chardenai, Genesis Aurora, and Taylor Seaberg All ages, 6 p.m., $3. Intermedia Arts Al... More >>

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    Top 10 Must-See Minnesota Music Videos This Week

    published Jan 29, 2015

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week begins with a lovely, underwater-themed video from Dessa. We're... More >>

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    The Best Twin Cities Concerts This Week: 1/26-29

    published Jan 26, 2015

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar. Monday, January 26 Blue Monday Featuring '80s dance and New Wave hits with Patrick Donohoe and Benjamin Jones 9 p.m., Free. Triple Rock... More >>

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    The Best Twin Cities Concerts This Weekend: 1/23-25

    published Jan 23, 2015

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar. Friday, January 23 AFK 9 p.m., $10-$15. The Loft Elliot Moss With Tiny Deaths and AATS 9 p.m., $10. 7th St. Entry Jake Hanson & James ... More >>

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