Ashley Gold

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2014

    Lyn Lake Street Festival, 6/8/14

    Lyn Lake Street Festival With Secret Stash Soul Revue, Rogue Valley, Dosh, Toki Wright & Big Cats, Ginkgo, and Ashley Gold LynLake, Minneapolis June 8, 2014 The Lyn Lake Street Festival had a success on its hands long before a band even played a note Sunday. The combination of a lovely summer d ... More >>

  • Music

    February 5, 2014

    Twinkie Jiggles faces the past on his own

    Sean McPherson steps into the spotlight with his solo debut, Too Big to Fail

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2014

    Top 10 must-see Minnesota music videos this week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. We get things going this week on Local Frames with a premiere of the brand new video from Twinkie Jiggles Broken Orchestra, a new project led by local music luminary Sean Mc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    Chic Gamine: Whoever has the most brute strength gets to sing

    Who doesn't love Canadians? Wherever they go, a good time follows. And they're just so nice. But for Canadian pop-rockers Chic Gamine, based between Montreal and Winnipeg, nice is just the beginning. The almost all-girl band (four lead female vocalists, one male drummer) have been making waves in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Top 10 must-see Minnesota music videos this week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties.This week we kick things off with the first installment of Wiping Out Thousands' new video blog project, Crossing Wires, which aims to intimately and awesomely capture live pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    Midway Felix Slow Cold EP Release at Cause, 1/11/13

    Midway Felix With Ashley Gold, The Lioness, Kaleem & Mastermind and Try Bishop Cause Spirits and Soundbar, Minneapolis Friday, January 11, 2013What's the difference between St. Paul and Minneapolis? St. Paul doesn't crave validation like its twin across the river. Maybe that's why Midway Felix ... More >>

  • Music

    January 9, 2013

    Midway Felix flies solo

    After 15 years with Heiruspecs, Felix charts new sounds with his solo EP, The Slow Cold

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    Local Frames: New videos from Prissy Clerks, Why?, Ben Kyle, and more

    Welcome to the first installment of Local Frames of 2013! As the Twin Cities music scene grows, more and more artists are creating music that demands our attention. Combine the music with talented filmmakers locally and beyond, and you have a fruitful mix of distinct skills that generates more local ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Weekend Checklist: Grouplove, Mason Jennings, The End of The World

    If you are reading this, congratulations! You have survived the apocalypse!  Now you can celebrate your life by checking out some local music. There are various End of the World parties happening at First Avenue, 331 Club, Triple Rock, The Amsterdam, Cause and more. Saturday, life goes on. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    The Doomtree cosmetics line -- inspired by Dessa's lipstick

    See Also:Dessa develops a lipstick for charitySo we already know Dessa has teamed up with the Elixery on a lipstick, and is donating proceeds to a favorite charity (CARE, which empowers and educates women around the world). But what about the rest of the Doomtree collective? Are they feeling left ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Dessa develops a lipstick for charity

    See Also:Dessa sells out the O'Shaughnessy, 4/20/12The Elixery's locally-made vegan lipsticks are fantastic Admit it, you kind of always wanted a lipstick in the shade of Dessa. The maven of Minneapolis hip-hop announced yesterday that she has collaborated with the local cosmetic artisan house the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Weekend Checklist: Communist Daughter, Chastity Brown, Bassgasm 6, Big and Rich

    ​This is a weekend to explore new bands that are experimenting with new sounds. New pieces are created daily; included in this weekend's CD releases are Chastity Brown's highly anticipated album, Ghostmouth's brash collection, along with Janiva Magness and Josh Mogck's contributions to new music.

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Cocktail history, Art Shanty Project: Freeloader Friday

    ​ Despite the cold, this weekend is filled with tons of free stuff to do. For example, after taking a year off the Art Shanty Project is returning to Medicine Lake with shanties offering fashion, live music, sports, family activities, and more each Saturday and Sunday through early February. Looki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Lovecat, Marvelle playing Music & Movies afterparty at Nick and Eddie warehouse tonight

    Lovecat photo by Ashley Gold​About a month back we wrote about a new series called GenreBeast that's been taking over the warehouse behind Nick and Eddie every Monday night this summer. Over the past few weeks the event has grown into a cool culture-clash that intentionally tosses together bands f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011
  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Ashley Gold talks about debut EP and upcoming album release show

    ​Ashley Gold is not your average folk-pop singer-songwriter. Her debut EP, Late Bloomer (set for release this Friday at Hell's Kitchen), is fair evidence of that. And as Gold sits across from me, sipping tea and chatting about her musical process, it becomes increasingly apparent that the peti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    The New Congress quietly part ways

    ​After five years of establishing themselves as a premiere soul and R&B act in the Twin Cities (and earning a nod as Best R&B Artist in our 2008 Best of the Twin Cities issue), the New Congress has decided to part ways.

  • Calendar

    January 12, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Doomtree Blowout VI at First Avenue, 12/10/10

    Photos by Nick Wosika​Doomtree Blowout VIDecember 10, 2010First Avenue, MinneapolisThere was no stopping the Doomtree crew Friday night, as the five emcees, two producers, and smattering of special guests kept the momentum pushing forward for a solid three hours of nonstop music.

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Deal of the Week: Champagne at Barbette

    Time to celebrate! Barbette pops corks every Thursday through January...

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2008