Mike Dreams, Dada Trash Collage featured in this week's City Pages


It's Wednesday. Hump day. Time to shuffle down to the neighborhood coffee shop and pick up the latest issue of City Pages or peruse the latest print articles on our website to see what's new. This week, we've got a couple of local music items that feature artists we've never written about here on Gimme Noise -- so if you're looking to find some new local music, this week's paper is a good resource. Here's a rundown of what you'll find in the print music section.

Rapper Mike Dreams gets positive on Dreamer's Poetry
By Andrea Swensson
21-year-old emcee and poet Mike Dreams sat down with us in anticipation of tonight's CD release show at the Entry to talk about his overwhelming positive outlook on life, his background in hip-hop, and his outreach work in the community.

CD Review: Dada Trash Collage, Rain War
By Erin Roof
"Rain War feels too big for a four-song EP," Erin writes. Produced by Scott Colburn, who has worked with big-name acts like Animal Collective and the Arcade Fire, this new EP by prolific young band Dada Trash Collage could be their breakout album.

5ingles: The Songs We Can't Escape
By Ray Cummings
In his weekly column, Ray takes a look at new singles by Gorillaz, David Guerra, Spoon, and more.

Critics' Picks
By City Pages music staff
We take a look at the best shows to come through town this week, including Dawes, Solas, BeauSoleil, and a Valentines showcase by locals Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapelles and Big Trouble.

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