Downtown Festival with Future Islands, Bear Hands, Hippo Campus, Nosaj Thing, and Moon Boots Skyway Theatre, Minneapolis September 27, 2014 With all the adversity and anguish that has served as inspiration to Future Islands' Samuel T. Herring over the years, a nagging sound issue at Skyway Theatre ... More >>
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Enough with all of the endless chatter about the best hair bands of all-time. What about the best "Bear" bands? While listening to Bear In Heaven's new album, Time Is Over One Day Old, I was struck by the proliferation in "Bear" band names. What exactly drives this musical fascination with these fur ... More >>
The esteemed folks at Downtown Records are bringing an excellent music festival to Minneapolis in September. Headlined by one of the breakout bands of the year, Future Islands, this grouping of acts represents a jolt to kick off the fall.Hosted by the Skyway Theatre, events will be spread over the w ... More >>
GZA with Bear Hands, Sweet Valley and Killer Mike First Avenue, MinneapolisThursday, September 20, 2012Without a word to the cheering, three-quarters full audience, dressed simply in baggy jeans and a grey, Pringle of Scotland sweater, Wu-Tang Clan heavyweight GZA (neé Gary Grice) stepped onstage a ... More >>
All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it."-Jean Cocteau
A massive crowd gives the Boston band a very warm welcome.
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