Brynn Arens

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2014

    My favorite band played my garage!

    If you grew up watching MTV or listening to the radio in the '80s and '90s, chances are you have heard about quite a few music-based contests for various record label and band promotions. Perhaps you may have even participated in a few by either trying to be the seventh caller in order to win ticket ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    Producer Jack Douglas on John Lennon: "He was tired of being the fat Beatle"

    Jack Douglas has enjoyed a legendary career in music. After starting on Robert Kennedy's senatorial campaign, Douglas worked with a Who's Who of rock luminaries, from John Lennon and Yoko Ono to Aerosmith. Last weekend, he was in town recording a new single with The Oddfathers at Terranium Studio, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2012

    Flipp's Brynn Arens on Volume's 10th anniversary

    This week marks 10 years since the national release of Minneapolis rock heroes Flipp's Volume. Known for their incredible promotional stunts, the band celebrated the release by playing full concerts in three lucky fans' garages in one day. I happened to be one of those lucky fans. Ten years later, I ... More >>

  • Feature

    March 19, 2008

    Sex, Drugs, & Awesome Hair

    The glamtacular history of 1980s heavy metal in the Twin Cities

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2008
  • Music

    July 21, 2004

    Of Mohawks and Crack Hos

    The F-Ups conquer the world, stop at Wal-Mart

  • Music

    March 7, 2001

    Spend the Surplus

    Savor the superfluity of Flipp and DJ Boogie

  • Music

    February 3, 1999

    Society of the Spectacle

    Rocking The Body at the Target Center; teenage kicks at the Ave.

  • Arts

    November 4, 1998

    From Flannel to Glitter

    Yanni rocks the keyboards--and other odd tales from the Twin Cities' glam-rock scene

  • News

    June 4, 1997

    Cartoon Heroes- FLIPP

    Guerrilla gigs at the post office and a helicopter full of Froot Loops are just a part of what makes Flipp the Twin Cities' most fearless (and shameless) rock band