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    March 20, 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 rocking this week with a new video from Howler, who are celebrating their record release party tonight at the Triple Rock. We've also got clips from Stereo Con ... More >>

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    January 7, 2014

    Mayor Betsy Hodges unveils inauguration party music lineup

    In the smooth transition of power from R.T. Rybak to Betsy Hodges, it appears likely that there won't be any drop in the coolness factor found in the Minneapolis mayor's office. During Mayor Hodges' brief time in charge, she has started a ten-day "One Minneapolis" tour. It included a day entirely de ... More >>

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    October 10, 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 get things going with the striking new video from Poliça from their highly-anticipated forthcoming full-length, Shulamith. We are also highlighting new clips f ... More >>

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    September 6, 2013

    Greycoats filmed new video with a drone, announce Turf Club residency

    The adventurous Minneapolis rock quartet Greycoats are back with a premiere of their new video for the pulsating single, "Leviathan," lifted from their recent record, World of Tomorrow. The striking black and white clip, directed and edited by Will Keeler, captures the band in the familiar chore of ... More >>

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    September 4, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 9/4 - 9/10

    The weather has cooled down, but the music hasn't. Plenty of acts, large and local, are hitting up the Twin Cities this week. Mumford & Sons leave their mark on St. Paul Wednesday at the Xcel while Taylor Swift stops by later for the weekend. Alt-J plays a sold out two night show at First Avenue ... More >>

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    August 6, 2013

    Jake Bugg at Fine Line Music Cafe, 8/5/13

    Jake Bugg With Lydia Hoglund Fine Line Music Cafe, Minneapolis August 5, 2013 One day after playing to tens of thousands of fans at Lollapalooza, Jake Bugg returned to the intimacy of a smaller stage for a rare club show at the Fine Line on Monday night. The 19-year-old singer/songwriter from Notti ... More >>

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    July 24, 2013
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    June 5, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 6/5-6/11

    So it's June now. Despite the cloudiness, there are actually things happening outdoors. Saturday, be sure to check out tons of local bands at Rock the Vine. Later in the evening Hollow Boys release their latest record at Kitty Cat Klub. The Minnesota Zoo will also be hosting Richard Thompson an ... More >>

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    June 5, 2013
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    May 29, 2013

    Stone Arch Bridge Festival 2013 lineup and schedule

    The massive Stone Arch Bridge Festival lineup has just arrived! Spread over several stages near the Minneapolis waterfront June 14-16, this year's fest boasts more than 40 acts alongside 250 visual artists' displays.Among the prime picks of the weekend are Caroline Smith & the Good Night Sleeps ... More >>

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    May 17, 2013

    Heiruspecs' Sean McPherson: Our scholarship accepts kids who excel in creative ways

    How do you sum up the extent of the impact and reach that Heiruspecs has had over the past 16 years? The most influential band to come out of St. Paul Central High School and a cornerstone of the original Minneapolis-St. Paul hip-hop scene, Heiruspecs have come to stand for something beyond the musi ... More >>

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    May 16, 2013

    STNNNG and ft (the Shadow Government) to debut STNNNGVRNMNT at Art-A-Whirl

    The rock particles have merged and a new element is being added to the periodic table. STNNNGVRNMNT, as Modern Radio Record Label has lovingly dubbed the new creation, will soon release a limited edition 12" (only 100 copies) to the general public. The ten-member big band collaboration between STNNN ... More >>

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    May 8, 2013

    Antibody Wanna Dance: A fundraiser for photographer Erik Hess

    Chances are that you've probably never heard of Erik Hess. But if you keep up at all on the local music scene, and especially if you read this blog, then you've no doubt seen his photography before. Hess is one of our nightlife's most vibrant and prolific voices; on any given night, he's likely out ... More >>

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    April 16, 2013

    Moodie Black: For a culture that prides itself on being hard, they're so scared

    Honey plays host to a fundraising rap show on Wednesday with all proceeds benefitting the Minnesota Autism Center. Rapfam's Christopher Michael Jensen, who has spearheaded benefit shows for suicide prevention and Oxfam among others in the past, was approached by Hecatomb's Capaciti to help run a sho ... More >>

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    March 15, 2013

    Art-A-Whirl 2013 lineup: Night Moves, Jaill, STNNNG, and more

    Art-A-Whirl, the yearly tradition of rotisserie music and art in northeast Minneapolis returns for the weekend of May 17-19. For the event, the 331 Club and its parking lot turn into a hub of live music for three days straight, and it's all free to those wise enough to get off their hind ends and in ... More >>

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    January 17, 2013

    Local Frames: New videos from Now, Now, Chastity Brown, Free Energy, and more

    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 locally connected music videos than ever before. While it's im ... More >>

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    January 14, 2013

    Twin Cities Best New Bands at First Avenue, 1/11/13

    First Avenue's Best New BandsWith the Chalice, Wiping Out Thousands, John Mark Nelson, Actual Wolf, Eleganza!, Strange Names, and Bomba de LuzFirst Avenue, MinneapolisFriday, January 11, 2013 With 50 percent of the 2012 Picked to Click cast on display, plus Eleganza! and Bomba de Luz for good measur ... More >>

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    January 2, 2013
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    January 2, 2013
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    December 28, 2012

    Twin Cities New Year's Eve live music guide to good decisions

    Ah, New Year's Eve. The biggest party night of the year -- and arguably the biggest headache. So many spots, so little time. Planning your NYE is on the same level as devising a tactical strategy for tax evasion or creating a really sick Halloween costume. How can you guarantee you won't end up in s ... More >>

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    December 24, 2012

    Permed Out Showcase 3, Cabooze, 12/22/12

    Permed Out Showcase 3 With Audio Perm, Greg Grease and Mike the MartyrThe Cabooze12/22/12The Audio Perm crew packed the house once again at their third Permed Out Showcase, a night devoted to producers Cory Grindberg, Taylor Madrigal, and Julian Fairbanks and the rappers for whom they make beats. Th ... More >>

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    December 18, 2012

    Best Twin Cities albums 2012: Staff lists

    The waterfall of opinion flows s'more today with a collection of the best albums released locally in the Twin Cities in 2012. As opposed to the list that appeared in this week's issue, these are 14 distinct opinions on what was impressive in the past year, and a bunch of links to the related stories ... More >>

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    November 9, 2012

    Who's the Nate Silver of Picked to Click 2012?

    Many among us have heard the name Nate Silver a lot in recent weeks leading up to the U.S. Presidential Election. He's the number-cruncher who very closely predicted which state's Electoral College votes would go for Barack Obama and which would end up in Mitt Romney's paws. Googling "Nate Silver ma ... More >>

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    September 24, 2012

    Mark Mallman's CD release show highlights Sound Unseen's music lineup

    In addition to the terrific slate of music-related films and documentaries that Sound Unseen has scheduled for their 2012 festival, organizers have also just released their eclectic music lineup for this year's festivities. All of these scheduled performances are 21 and absolutely free, and are set ... More >>

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    September 12, 2012

    Electric Fetus Garage Sale and Fall Festival 2012 lineup

    See Also: John Mark Nelson CD release at 7th St. Entry, 8/12/12 Record Store Day 2012: Keep independent Twin Cities shops open With all of the great local and national albums that have been released as of late, now is a perfect time for Electric Fetus to have their annual Garage Sale and Fall Fest ... More >>

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    July 27, 2012

    Bomba de Luz's Lydia Hoglund on new album and Rhymesayers

    Assembled entirely of 17-year-olds from Central High School, the precocious Bomba de Luz are already on their second album, What a Heavy Weight. Spanning seven tracks and 31 minutes, it's a record rife with soaring alt-folk, due especially to frontlady Lydia Hoglund's Sharon Van Etten-evoking vocals ... More >>

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    June 29, 2012

    Weekend Checklist: TC Jazz Festival, The Walkmen, Halloween, Alaska, John Prine

    A summer weekend is not complete without a festival/block party happening. St. Paul will be hosting the Twin Cities Jazz Festival in and around Mears Park. Heart and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts bring a taste of nostalgia to the suburbs at Mystic Lake, while Bethany Larson and the Bee's Knees play ... More >>

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    June 27, 2012
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    February 3, 2012

    Weekend Checklist: Umphrey's McGee, Jeff Mangum, Craig Finn, City and Colour

    ​ This is going to be a Super Bowl Weekend...of music. Let's just hope the Black Eyed Peas don't show up. Madonna, on the other hand...

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    October 18, 2011

    Picked to Click 2011: Complete list of ranking bands

    ​While we only have space to feature the top 10 finalists in our Picked to Click issue (or 13, this year, because of several ties), we think it's important to publish the complete list of ranking bands so you can see how the points were awarded all the way down the line. And just for added nerdlin ... More >>

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    September 7, 2011
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