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Camden

  • 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 >>

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    November 13, 2013

    Beer of the Week: Parapet ESB from NorthGate Brewing

    This week's Beer of the Week is a British-inspired Extra Special Bitter called Parapet from Northeast Minneapolis-based brewery NorthGate Brewing. NorthGate specializes in session ales, meaning that their beers generally have a lower ABV than the high-velocity ones we've become accustomed to. T ... More >>

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    August 28, 2013

    Terma Festival at the Belmore/New Skyway Lounge 2013 lineup

    Downtown Minneapolis is going to be darker and weirder than usual come mid-September due to the arrival of Terma Festival. The two-day event, held at the Belmore/New Skyway Lounge, features a lengthy slate of artists from the local community and beyond who embody musical experimentation. The lineup ... More >>

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    September 26, 2012

    Mark McGee on new Father You See Queen album and Ronia collaboration with Nona Marie Invie

    If you regularly attend local shows in the Twin Cities, chances are you've seen Mark McGee perform at one time or another. Whether he's bringing the noise with Marijuana Deathsquads, giving an electronic edge to Votel, or leading his ethereal bands To Kill a Petty Bourgeoisie or Father You See Queen ... More >>

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    September 5, 2012

    Did Rybak lie about I-35W bridge collapse during DNC speech? [VIDEO]

    SEE ALSO: -- R.T. Rybak is a finalist for the 2012 World Mayor Prize-- RT Rybak blames pot smokers for Minneapolis murdersSome Republicans are upset by comments Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak made about bridges and infrastructure during his DNC speech... but do they have a legitimate beef?

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    August 27, 2012

    Smashing Pumpkins add U.S. tour dates -- St. Paul in October

    See Also:44 Smashing Pumpkins-related things we'd rather do than audition to be a Smashing PumpkinThe Smashing Pumpkins in 2012 is essentially Billy Corgan and a bunch of people you've never heard of. And so when the band hits the road this fall, you will hear his voice, and his raging guitar, and t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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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    October 18, 2011

    Picked to Click 2011: The ballots

    ​​As is the yearly tradition, we're publishing the ballots of all 115 of our Picked to Click voters for your perusal. Check out all of this year's contributors below, and thanks to all the writers, photographers, label owners, club bookers, DJs, and local music experts for weighing in on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Minnesota state parks campsite reservation system back online today

    DNR Facbook PageInterstate State Park is open and enticing.​The shutdown was rough on Minnesotan outdoorsmen and women. No boat or fishing license renewal. Closed state parks. A minefield of poop outside of locked public restrooms. Well, it's all over now. And starting this morning, the Departmen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Weekend Checklist: Alpha Consumer, Gay Beast, and 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 >>

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    January 20, 2011

    Gay Beast talks art, politics, records, and touring Europe

    ​It's a busy and exciting time for Gay Beast. On Friday they play an LP release show at 7th St. Entry and, just four days later, will be playing in Cologne, Germany. Work began on the new record, their third, about a year and a half ago. To Smithereens explores familiar territory for the band, ... More >>

  • Music

    January 19, 2011
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    January 19, 2011
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    November 24, 2010

    MP3 of the Week: Camden

    ​Local label Moon Glyph is continuing its perpetual stream of incredible releases, this week with Camden's Living Image, and next week with Food Pyramid II, both releases that will fill the insatiable experimental/instrumental voids that we sometimes don't get enough of in the Twin Cities.

  • Music

    November 17, 2010
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    November 17, 2010
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    October 19, 2010

    Picked to Click 2010: Complete list of ballots

    ​We had 108 local music scene peeps participate in this year's Picked to Click poll. Below, you can judge -- er, "peruse" the ballots of each and every one of our voters, along with descriptions of their contributions to the local scene. For more on Picked to Click, check out this year's issue, al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Weekend Checklist: Parades, Benefits, Stoopids

    ​The weekend is here! The weekend is here! What will you do with your time? Here are some humble suggestions.

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    July 23, 2010

    10 Most Embarrassing Famous Family Members

    Steve Horner's fighting for the rights of balding white guys everywhere!​Every family has a black sheep. Just ask Minnesota Independence Party-endorsed gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner. His brother Steve Horner is on a one-man quest to stop Ladies Nights around the country and make a profi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Zak Sally talks about the La Mano Report, Comic-Con, and the importance of the small press

    photo via MNartists.org​La Mano is the small comics-oriented-not-delimited press owned and operated by Zak Sally, former bassist of Low and generally prolific guy who has organized the second annual La Mano Report at Eclipse Records this Saturday. Seven bands including Gay Witch Abortion and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Racktacular, Palmfest, Screeching Weasel, and more must-see shows

    ​Greetings, campers! In honor of this beautiful summer Friday, as you all pine to get up from your cubicles and out the door to get your weekend party on, I have a ton of great shows for you. Check it out:

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2010

    Zak Sally talks about the La Mano Report, Comic-Con, and the importance of the small press

    photo via MNartists.org​La Mano is the small comics-oriented-not-delimited press owned and operated by Zak Sally, former bassist of Low and generally prolific guy who has organized the second annual La Mano Report at Eclipse Records this Saturday. Seven bands including Gay Witch Abortion and Marij ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Regolith Vol. 1 release show at the Turf, 7/15/10

    Photo by Nikki Miller​Velvet Davenport, Vampire Hands, Magic Castles and Camden July 15, 2010 Turf Club Thursday night, as Thursday nights oft do, brought a bevy of good shows to the Twin Cities, and not the least of them was the show at the Turf Club in support of local label Moon Glyph's fi ... More >>

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    July 15, 2010

    Daughters of the Sun's Cole Weiland demonstrates his Rad Tempeh Burrito

    Photo by Nikki MillerA rad burrito​Cole Weiland, of local psych band Daughters of the Sun and synth-solo project Camden, has long touted his famous breakfast burritos. Recently we stopped by his South Minneapolis duplex to check them out. As we enter his kitchen around one o'clock in the mor ... More >>

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    July 15, 2010

    Moon Glyph's Regolith, Vol. 1 release tonight at the Turf

    ​As I type this Regolith, Vol. 1 is spinning around on my record player, a terrific white full moon slab of vinyl with contributions from Leisure Birds, Magic Castles, Dante & The Lobster, Velvet Davenport, Camden, Vampire Hands, Daughters of the Sun, The Blind Shake, Skoal Kodiak and Moonston ... More >>

  • Music

    March 3, 2010

    Moon Glyph label championing the return of the cassette

    Steve Rosborough's brainchild distributed Soothsayer, Velvet Davenport, and more

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    Murder in Camden neighborhood

    One man is dead and another severely injured after a shooting in Camden Thursday evening. Neither of the men has been identified.

  • Calendar

    May 13, 2009
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    August 11, 2008
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    June 25, 2008

    The Legend of Hidden Beach

    The Twin Cities' most infamous party spot has undergone a makeover—but try telling that to the regulars

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    June 3, 2008
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    January 23, 2008
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    October 24, 2007
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    June 7, 2006

    Spring Forward, Fall Back

    Why do TV execs bring the same ratty toys to show-and-tell?

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    March 9, 2006
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    March 1, 2006

    Schoolhouse Rap

    Unknown Prophets teach the children, rock with the force of prophecy

  • News

    January 14, 2004

    Boss Lady

    Meet Barb Johnson, the most powerful politician in Minneapolis

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    November 19, 2003

    A Blast from the Past

    Former mayor Sharon Sayles Belton on her successor

  • Books

    December 29, 1999

    Overdue Books

    A pricey new library in downtown Minneapolis has boosters of the underfunded branches seeing red

  • Feature

    November 12, 1997

    Party of Losers

    A recent Supreme Court decision upholding tight Minnesota rules on cross-party endorsements quashed the possibility of third parties playing a balance-of-power role in most states. Thus, the only hope for a renewal of progressive electoral politics is for

  • News

    July 23, 1997

    The Bar at the Edge of the World

    Four years ago Lee's Liquor Lounge was just another dying neighborhood bar. Then this guy Nate calls the owner, Louie, and the place turns into--well, no one is quite sure what. But there's nowhere else like it.

  • Feature

    May 1, 1996
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