Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties.This week we kick things off with the first installment of Wiping Out Thousands' new video blog project, Crossing Wires, which aims to intimately and awesomely capture live pe ... More >>
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...
"The summer air is here, so get your dress on, and dance around like no one cares."-Sing It Loud
Prince, Gayngs, Gigamesh, and many others dot the calendar
Ben Kyle reflects on performing, vinyl, and rigors of creative life
Photo by Aaron SchuhProfessionally speaking, Ben Kyle's cup seems to runneth over: He just got back from a European tour with Carrie Rodriguez and is preparing to release a duet album with the famed fiddler in February, is busy mixing the third studio album by his acclaimed alt-country band, Roma ... More >>
Photo by Marcel HouwelingI recently had the opportunity to sit down with busy Romantica frontman Ben Kyle, who is preparing to release his band's second album, America, on vinyl this weekend, for an interview for this week's print edition of City Pages. Ben and I ended up covering a lot of ground ... More >>
A couple of years ago, we posted about how swept away we were by a Ben Kyle and Carrie Rodriguez duet of "Danny Boy" that was floating around YouTube. Since that time, Kyle and his Romantica bandmates have developed a close relationship with the Austin, Texas-based songwriter and fiddler Rodrigue ... More >>
Watch a gripping performance of Danny Boy by Minneapolis's own Ben Kyle.