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Ben Weaver

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2014

    Hymie's Vintage Records is now a record label too

    Already one of the best record shops in Minneapolis, Hymie's Vintage Records is about to become one of your favorite local record labels, as well. Owners Laura and Dave Hoenack have just announced that they will be putting out two vinyl releases on their local roots-focused new record label, Hymie's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2014

    Ben Weaver: I'm doing things on my terms

    Singer-songwriter Ben Weaver has teamed up with his long-time friend Charlie Parr to put together a 7-inch vinyl that has each of them telling their own folksy-bluesy tales. Titled Ramblin' Bones Outlastin' You is their way of sharing something and giving each other a nod of approval -- al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Record Store Day 2014: Twin Cities events guide

    The exclusive, limited-edition releases aren't the only things that get music fans to come out in droves on Record Store Day. Many local, independent record shops go all out for the big day, bringing in a strong lineup of bands, food, and refreshments for their patrons, making the event that much mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    Hymie's announces 2014 Record Store Day Block Party lineup

    Record Store Day in the Twin Cities has become a bigger deal with each passing year. Music fans in the area have not only come to depend on the thrill of tracking down the numerous exclusive releases that are featured on RSD, but also the unique events that most independent record stores plan for th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 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. This week we get things going at Local Frames with a new video from Poliça, for two of the standout tracks on their recent record, Shulamith. We've also got brand new video ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    Live Letters celebrates one-year anniversary tonight

    One year ago, Sara Montour and Steve Korf launched Live Letters, a brand that documents local music around town and also hosts small, intimate house shows at Montour's loft. Since Live Letters started, it has gained notoriety in small groups of fans and amongst musicians around Minneapolis as one of ... More >>

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    April 11, 2012
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    March 2, 2012

    Hymie's Vintage announces 14-act Record Store Day lineup

    ​As the anticipation and excitement for the upcoming Record Store Day on April 21 continues to grow, entertaining plans for the big day from local record shops are beginning to be announced. First out of the gate is Hymie's Vintage Records, who have a full-day of great music and merriment plan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Martin Zellar releasing Roosters Crow at Fine Line

    ​Artists and bands alike rarely reach the age of maturity before they putter out or break up.  Not so for Austin, Minnesota native Martin Zellar -- who has been making music since the early '80s.  Zellar will be releasing his first album of original music since 2003 after a hiatus that h ... More >>

  • Music

    November 9, 2011

    Minnesota Remembers Vic Chesnutt and Rocks The Cause

    Compilation pays tribute to famous songwriter

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    'Minnesota Remembers Vic Chestnutt' coming this November, listen to a track here

    ​Each year, it seems like at least one compilation is released that vies for a spot in the top local records of that year. For the past two years, the Minnesota Beatle Project has landed in the top Minnesota albums section of our Year in Music issue, and this November a new compilation that pays t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Hymie's Vintage Record's owners talk about the move

    Photo by Dave Hoenack​Minneapolis has seen a lot of record stores rise and fall, with each closing being well documented. Ironically, the survivors are often overlooked in these stories. Founded in 1988 by Jim "Hymie" Peterson, Hymie's Vintage Records created a vinyl collector's emporium o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Record Store Day 2011: Complete Twin Cities listings

    ​Record Store Day, the annual celebration of good ol' fashioned mom-and-pop music shops, seems to balloon into a bigger event each year. Now in its fourth go-'round, RSD will overtake 18 different businesses in the Twin Cities tomorrow--and Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak has even gone so far as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Minnesota SXSW 2011 invasion: The battle plan

    ​As we mentioned last month, we have a record number of Minnesota bands heading down to Austin, Texas March 16-20 for the South by Southwest music festival. Naturally, there are more than a few showcases planned that feature all or mostly Minnesotan acts, starting with a string of SXSW send-off sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    SXSW 2011: Minnesota roll call

    ​With South by Southwest less than a month away (the music portion kicks off on March 16), we thought it a good time to start compiling our list of Minnesotans making the haul down to Austin, Texas this year.At first glance, it looks like there will be quite a few bands repping our great state -- ... More >>

  • News

    October 20, 2010

    Picked to Click 2010

    Pink Mink lead the pack in our 20th annual best-new-bands poll

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Audiofile Engineering, Ben Weaver featured in this week's City Pages

    Photo by Emily Utne​Haven't had a chance to saunter down to one of the bright red City Pages newsstands yet this week? Don't fret -- we've got all our print music content right here for you online. And you don't even have to put on pants!

  • Music

    October 6, 2010

    Ben Weaver's Mirepoix and Smoke

    Nature is his muse on harrowing new album

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Jeremy Messersmith, Grant Cutler, Ben Weaver pen songs for new project

    ​In anticipation of their upcoming production of Unspeakable Things, a play based on the lives of eccentric St. Paul natives Donald and Howard Wandrei, the Sandbox Theatre has unveiled an online album of six songs penned by local artists just for the project.

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Ben Weaver kicks off BLB residency tonight

    Photo by Jonathan Levitt​Twin Cities-based singer-songwriter Ben Weaver is a man of many talents: Not only is he a nationally esteemed musician and award-winning poet, but he's also a passionate and forward-thinking culinary professional, working for Minneapolis restaurant the Craftsman. Starting ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 19, 2009
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    February 18, 2009
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    February 18, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 2, 2009

    Weekend Checklist

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    January 2, 2009
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    October 24, 2008

    Live from New York, it's Friday night!

    stook-thmb.jpgChecking in from the road as Minnesota bands migrate to New York City for CMJ.

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2007

    6/19 Morning Communiqué

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    June 8, 2007
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    May 24, 2007

    5/24 Morning Communiqué

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  • Blogs

    May 18, 2007

    5/18 Morning Communiqué

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  • Music

    May 9, 2007

    Rough North

    Ben Weaver tries to shake his backwoods-gothic image

  • News

    June 8, 2005

    25 Reasons...

    ...the scene is now

  • News

    November 24, 2004

    Two Hundred Twenty-Four Ballots...and No Hanging Chads!

    Picked to Click Pollsters cast their votes

  • News

    November 24, 2004

    Picked to Click

    To those who have recently begun to rock, we salute you

  • Music

    September 29, 2004

    Grizzly Adams Meets Tom Waits

    Ben Weaver's strange, eerie music captures old worlds

  • Music

    January 17, 2001

    Blues, Rags, and Hollers

    Paul Dandy and Ben Weaver revive a folk music of finger-clackers, empty whiskey bottles, and discarded mule jawbones

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