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    July 2, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 19, 2014

    Electric Six's Dick Valentine: I don't think sports have any place in music

    In Gimme Songs, musician Mark Mallman talks songwriting with his peers and heroes. This week, Electric Six frontman Dick Valentine ahead of Thursday's First Avenue show. On the Lou Reed/John Cale song about Andy Warhol called, "Images," Lou sings: "I'm no sphinx no mystery enigma, what I paint is ve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    The Voice returns with local hopeful Holly Henry

    The Voice kicked off yet another season this week, fresh from a Sunday-night Emmy win for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program.The reality show -- which focuses on judges creating super teams of talented singers based solely on contestants' voices -- enters its fourth season with all four origin ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 27, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Tim Mahoney on his first original material since The Voice

    While NBC's The Voice has brought us quite the cast of colorful characters, who could ever forget seeing hometown hero Tim Mahoney on the show's first season. In the almost two years since the Adam Levine-coached singer lost in a contested decision in the show's "battle round," he's been working on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    Nicholas David makes it into The Voice finals

    This week was a little bit of a homecoming for The Voice hopeful Nicholas David, as he took some time away from the stage to visit the Land of 10,000 Lakes again. The Voice flew out to each of the four semi-finalists' hometowns and let viewers see a little bit of where Cassadee Pope, Trevin Hunte, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Nicholas David makes the top four of The Voice

    The Voice viewers last night held their collective breath as the last top four semi-finalist of the evening was disclosed. Tension built as the camera bounced around the studio onto the judges and contestants for the final decision between Minnesota's own soulful singer Nicholas David and the vivaci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Fine Line Music Cafe is 25: Owner Dario Anselmo on its past and future

    A quarter of a century in any business is no small thing, but 25 years in the music business is really a thing of beauty. For its silver anniversary, the Fine Line Music Cafe -- a longtime staple in the the downtown music scene and Twin Cities tradition -- is throwing itself a quiet little party. Fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    Nicholas David from St. Paul makes The Voice's top 12

    If there's a show made for Nicholas "The Feelin'" David Mrozinski, it's The Voice. David isn't what you'd call a typical contestant on a singing show. He's got long, unruly hair and a shaggy beard to match. Rectangular glasses frame his 32-year-old face, and a slew of rings engulf his fingers hol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    All the Right Moves on Warped Tour, David Hasselhoff, and burning pianos

    You may hear traces of Yellowcard in Minneapolis band All the Right Moves -- perhaps it's the violin implemented by both bands. The young band has crafted an album that hits the spot if you're looking for a guilty pleasure pop-punk to get lost in. When Your Compass Breaks is All the Right Moves' ven ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Mike Dreams on Soundset, Kurt Cobain, and humanity

    Mike Hannah, aka Mike Dreams, is certainly mysterious as a young man who has lived many lives in his short years. The rapper/hip-hop artist has brought to fruition his dreams -- so to speak -- on his third album Millennial. The album is a collection of songs that hit you in the gut -- even when they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    The Voice's Prince medley should include the following songs

    ​The Voice recently announced that its celeb judges -- Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Blake Shelton, and Maroon 5's Adam Levine -- would attempt a medley of Prince tunes in its second episode this season. No word on a guest appearance by the celebrated songwriter himself, but this is a refreshi ... More >>

  • Music

    December 14, 2011

    Twin Cities Year in Music 2011

    Howler, Astronautalis, Pink Mink, and more

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Tim Mahoney releases diss track against Adam Levine

    ​Area pop singer/songwriter Tim Mahoney, who calls himself the "King Of Almost" and whose main claim to fame was being mistaken for a girl by Adam Levine on the NBC reality show The Voice, has written a diss track, jokingly voicing his beef with the Maroon 5 crooner.  "Hey Adam Levine," a son ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Maroon 5 & Train at the State Fair Grandstand, 9/5/2011

    Photos by Erik Hess​Maroon 5 and TrainSeptember 5, 2011State Fair GrandstandLabor Day--always a bittersweet day for Minnesotans, marking the end to 12 food coma-inducing days.  With the hot and rainy days past, the weather was perfect for an evening with radio friendly groups Maroon 5 and Tra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Banned from MTV: 10 videos that got the axe

    ​It's been nearly 30 years since MTV launched by airing footage of the Apollo 11 landing and the video for the Buggles' "Video Killed a Radio Star" at 12:01 a.m. on August 1, 1981. Though it was founded with the intent of streaming music videos 24 hours a day, the station quickly became a tool for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Kare-11 selecting five Minnesotans to compete on 'The Voice'

    ​Kare-11 announced yesterday that it will be running a contest to select five contestants from the state of Minnesota to fly out to L.A. and "be able to move to the front of the line" at the auditions for the next season of The Voice, which offers singers a chance to be evaluated by a panel of cel ... More >>

  • Music

    July 6, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Tim Mahoney advances to the next round on NBC's 'The Voice'

    ​Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter Tim Mahoney won over a significant new fan last night: Adam Levine of Maroon 5, who selected Mahoney as one of the contestants that will be given a chance to compete on the new NBC show The Voice.

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    Adam Levine mistakes Tim Mahoney for 'a chick' in promo for new NBC show 'The Voice'

    ​Longtime Twin Cities singer and songwriter Tim Mahoney recently auditioned for a new talent show on NBC, The Voice, which features coaches and judges Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine, and Blake Shelton -- and judging by the first promo spot for the show, Mahoney is going to be promin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Maroon 5's Jesse Carmichael gets goofy in his bajillionth interview ever

    Photo by Christopher Wray-McCann​Over the years, Maroon 5 has become a household name. It seems like every time we turn on the radio we hear another #1 hit single. They've been on top long enough to stake their claim and headline national arena tours, producing a menagerie of catchy songs; it's h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    "We Are The World" remake cast is beyond random

    You go to war with the military you have, I guess.

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    What if Avatar had been cast by music critics?

    Ziggy Stardust-era David Bowie would have played Miles Quaritch, for starters.

  • Music

    September 26, 2007


    The songs we can't escape

  • News

    December 28, 2005

    Artists of the Year

    Hurricanes, war, avian flu, locust plagues, that annoying song you couldn't get out of your head. It wasn't the greatest of all possible years. Nor was it halfway decent. But to prove that it wasn't all bad, we asked 29 writers to rave about the ar

  • Music

    September 7, 2005


    Kanye West gets an honorary degree in Afro-American studies

  • Sports

    February 23, 2005

    Turn Ye Not Unto Idols

    Will the unholy wailing of teen balladeers ever end?

  • Music

    December 15, 2004

    Last Year a DJ Saved My Life

    Radio Gaga's 10 best pop singles of 2004

  • Music

    June 9, 2004