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Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. We get into things this week at Local Frames with a wild new video from Marijuana Deathsquads, in advance of their big show tonight at Triple Rock. We're also featuring new ... More >>
The Minneapolis-based a capella group, Home Free, won NBC's The Sing-Off on Monday night, taking home the grand prize in the highly-rated singing competition show. Home Free, who formed in Mankato 13 years ago and have been performing tirelessly ever since, won a lucrative recording contract with So ... More >>
Nataly Dawn is probably best known as one half of the indie pop duo Pomplamoose, a California-based band that may be one of the best modern examples of wielding the power of the internet. The band skyrocketed to social media stardom with a cover of Beyonce's "Single Ladies" on YouTube in 2009, and b ... More >>
Photo via MPRFriday night was the season finale of John Moe and John Munson's interview and performance series Wits at the Fitzgerald Theater, and they went out with a bang. In addition to bringing together highly imaginative and fascinating author Neil Gaiman and call-in guests Wil Wheaton (from ... More >>
Who says January is a slow month for shows in the Twin Cities? This weekend is jam-packed with festivities, from the Current's sold-out sixth birthday party to CD-release shows for Alpha Consumer, Gay Beast, More Than Lights, and Say Like the French Say.Here's a rundown of our best bets for Frida ... More >>
What do we know about Ben Folds that the '90s didn't already teach us? Well, it would seem, just about everything. Most often associated with the 1997 hit single, "Brick", through his former band, Ben Folds Five, Folds has proven to be much more than a one-hit wonder, as most groups with super-hi ... More >>
Photos by Alexa JonesJosh Ritter and the Royal City Band with the Minnesota OrchestraJuly 15, 2010Orchestra HallOf all the Dylan acolytes to make their mark thus far in the aughts, Idaho native Josh Ritter would seem to have the inside track on best living up to the pride of Hibbing's lofty stand ... More >>
Photo by Tony NelsonOn last year's Logos, Atlas Sound solo-domo Bradford Cox spent a lot of time talking about lighy. For Cox, light carried with it a fair measure of mystery, apprehension, escape, esctasy. Light could represent rescue, egress, annihilation, salvation, or all four, wrapped up in ... More >>
You go to war with the military you have, I guess.
Many sites are offering free, exclusive music in exchange for Haiti donations.
20-year-old Julia Nunes is translating musical success on YouTube into a tour to sell her new CD
Scissor Sisters' disco pop delivers a queer ear for the straight guy
How much worse can Modern Rock radio get? You have no idea...
Chicago Jazz diva Patricia Barber ventures beyond her back yard
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