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Channy Leaneagh

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2014

    Totally Gross National Party at Icehouse, 8/23/14

    Totally Gross National Party with Allan Kingdom, Leisure Birds, Tender Meat, Stolyette, Pony Bwoy, Fog, Votel, Alpha Consumer, Roniia, Warey, Aero Flynn, Marijuana Deathsquads, Taggert & Rosewood, and Def Kith Icehouse, Minneapolis Saturday, August 23, 2014 On Saturday at Icehouse, the innovati ... More >>

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    July 28, 2014

    10 Thousand Sounds Festival 2014 rocked downtown Minneapolis

    City Pages 10 Thousand Sounds Festival Featuring Poliça, Sylvan Esso, Allan Kingdom, Carroll, Frankie Teardrop, and Tree Blood Downtown Minneapolis Saturday, July 26, 2014 On a day that started out sweltering and gradually cooled comfortably in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, a talented cross-s ... More >>

  • Music

    July 23, 2014

    10 Thousand Sounds 2014: Behind the bands

    Running down the Polica-led lineup of this year's festival

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    P.O.S. announces first solo show since his kidney transplant

    As P.O.S. continues to get his strength back while recovering from his recent kidney transplant, the dynamic MC has been making occasional live appearances, both with the Marijuana Deathsquads and his Doomtree crew. But it's been nearly two years since his last live solo show in town, as Stef is wor ... More >>

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    June 12, 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. Launching this week is a brand-new video from our 10 Thousand Sounds headliner, Poliça. We've also got new clips from Haley Bonar, Strange Relations, the Sudden Lovelys, Tr ... More >>

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    June 5, 2014

    City Pages 10 Thousand Sounds Festival 2014 lineup

    The second annual City Pages 10 Thousand Sounds Festival lineup is here! Our day of music, food, beverages, and companionship returns to downtown Minneapolis on Saturday, July 26. Just the other day, members of the local media wondered when Poliça would make their live return in Minneapolis to mar ... More >>

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    May 19, 2014

    The music of Art-A-Whirl, 5/17/14

    Art-A-Whirl Marijuana Deathsquads, the Cactus Blossoms, BNLX, Dosh, Sun Gods to Gamma Rays, Hollow Boys, Crossing Guards, and From the Midwest Grumpy's NE, 331 Club, and Anchor Fish & Chips, MInneapolis Saturday, May 17, 2014 After spending much of the last few months trapped indoors, music and ... More >>

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    May 15, 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. A dynamic new video from recent Rhymesayers signee, Dem Atlas, leads off this week. Dig in for fresh clips from Bomba de Luz, Doe Paoro, Courageous Endeavors, and a behind-t ... More >>

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    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 >>

  • Music

    November 27, 2013

    Polica delve into personal turmoil

    The band's frontwoman goes dark on the group's latest album Shulamith

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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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2013

    Polica release "Chain My Name," playing two shows at Mill City Nights

    The media blitz for Polica's second album is in full swing this week. Today, the group dropped a new single from the forthcoming Shulamith, which is due October 22 via Mom Pop.Much like the earlier song, "Tiff" featuring Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, "Chain My Name" is aggressive. The difference, howe ... More >>

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    July 3, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts of 2013 (so far)

    At the halfway point of 2013's concert year in the Twin Cities -- things feel pretty satisfying. We've already experienced six months of polarizing sets, surprise shows, reunions, long-awaited returns, and this is before the Replacements have played a single note live.   Some the most deeply fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    Totally Gross National Product announce Last Wednesdays residency at Icehouse

    For everyone who had a blast at last fall's Totally Gross National Party blowout at Icehouse, or got down to Marijuana Deathsquads memorable May residency, the TGNP gang aren't done yet. Not by a long shot. They've just announced that they will be hosting a monthly night of music at Icehouse called ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Polica simulate waterboarding torture in "Tiff" video, title new album Shulamith

    This new Polica video for the group's "Tiff" collaboration with Bon Iver's Justin Vernon is quite a brutal one. In it, singer Channy Leaneagh subjects her captive to beatings by hammer and fist, and there's even a simulation of waterboarding torture. According to press materials, she describes this ... More >>

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    May 17, 2013

    Walker Art Center's 2013-14 music lineup

    Never doubt the power of the Walker Art Center to bring together one of the most intriguing assortments of performance art in the region. The gallery's 2013-14 season is no exception.Some of the highlights among the music performances include a collaboration between filmmaker Sam Green and indie roc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Polica at First Avenue, 4/24/13

    Polica With Ronia and Night Moves First Avenue, Minneapolis Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Channy Leaneagh is a dancer. She is an animated stage actor and makes eye contact with an audience as a whole as if it were one person. That's all in addition to Polica's intoxicating musicality. Listening to the ... More >>

  • Arts

    December 26, 2012

    2012 Artists of the Year

    From poets and directors to comedians and dancers, the Twin Cities are teeming with creativity

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    December 19, 2012

    Twin Cities musicians on Christmas music at its best and worst

    Each December, you can bet your bough of holly that if a retail space has a PA system, it will pause its cheaply licensed Muzak in favor of Christmas' more expensive, but consumer-enabling, catalogue. Radio stations will cease regular programming for weeks, often witnessing an increase in listenersh ... 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 >>

  • Music

    December 12, 2012

    Best Minnesota albums of 2012

    From Big Cats to Chastity Brown, local gems showcased their talents

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    December 11, 2012

    Polica's top 10 albums of 2012

    Polica have already landed on plenty of "best of 2012"-type lists for their Give You the Ghost accomplishment of earlier this year. But, in addition to the ability to curate their own work extremely well, they've got an ear for other strong albums that came out this year. Tipped by Brooklyn Vegan, h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    P.O.S. releases We Don't Even Live Here at First Avenue, 10/26/12

    P.O.S. With Marijuana Deathsquads, Mike Mictlan, Audio Perm, the Tribe and Big Cats!, and DJ Ander Other First Avenue, Minneapolis Friday, October 26, 2012 P.O.S. was determined that his sold-out show at First Avenue on Friday night was nothing but a dance party, casting aside any lingering sombe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Polica documentary, Hold You Just a Little While, debuts

    Required viewing: 2011 Picked to Click runner up Poliça gets their banner year summed up in a short Pitchfork.tv documentary titled Hold You Just a Little While. Directed by the tireless Dan Huiting, the nine-minute clip is an excellent companion piece to Jeff Gage's cover story about the band from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    Marijuana Deathsquads' Tamper. Disable. Destroy. mixtape is here! (Download)

    See Also:Slideshow: Totally Gross National Party 2012Marijuana Deathsquads releasing new mixtape at 3rd annual Totally Gross National PartyMarijuana Deathsquads "Pink Dust/Sex Accident" video (PREMIERE)Producer extraordinaire Ryan Olson's Marijuana Deathsquads is a crew of pals with mics and laptops ... More >>

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    August 16, 2012

    Local Frames: New videos from Poliça, Paper Tiger, Sleep Study, and more

    See Also:Local Frames: New videos from Now, Now, Howler, Bloodnstuff, Astronautalis, and morePoliça sign to Mom Pop, unveil Dark Star EPAs 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 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    Polica drops "Amongster" remix, books Jimmy Kimmel slot

    See Also:Polica play "Leading to Death" on Jimmy Fallon (VIDEO)Polica sign to Mom Pop, unveil Dark Star EPAlong with Trampled by Turtles and Doomtree, locally affiliated Polica battled the heat and dust to perform before a huge crowd at Lollapalooza last weekend. The road ahead boasts more wide ex ... More >>

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    August 8, 2012
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    August 1, 2012

    Polica sign to Mom Pop, unveil Dark Star EP

    See Also:Polica: Wandering star Channy Leaneagh finds her pathPolica debuts new video for "Lay Your Cards Out" on Jay-Z's Life Times sitePolica's "Amongster" video depicts sex in the woodsRight ahead of their storm on Lollapalooza this weekend, Minneapolis art-rockers Polica have some big news. Firs ... More >>

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    June 25, 2012

    River's Edge Music Festival Day 2, 6/24/12

    River's Edge Music Festival 2with Dave Matthews Band, The Flaming Lips, Puscifer, Poliça, Awolnation, Diplo, Mutemath, Delta Spirit, K. Flay, AM & Shawn Lee, Mexican Institute of Sound, Civil Twilight, Hey Rosetta!, Kids These DaysHarriet Island, St. PaulSunday, June 24, 2012Related:Review: Riv ... More >>

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    April 26, 2012

    Polica play "Leading to Death" on Jimmy Fallon (VIDEO)

    Related:Trampled by Turtles play "Alone" on LettermanPolica: Wandering star Channy Leaneagh finds her pathJust a day after Trampled by Turtles made their TV debut on Late Show With David Letterman, another Minnesota-bred act hit the national airwaves. Polica brought their multi-emotion, two-drum att ... More >>

  • Music

    February 15, 2012

    Polica: Wandering star Channy Leaneagh finds her path

    Singer okay with vulnerability on Give You the Ghost

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    Poliça's Album Release Show at First Avenue, 02/14/12

    ​Poliça and Brute HeartFirst Avenue, MinneapolisTuesday, February 14, 2012View a slideshow from the concert here.If Twin Cities music fans hadn't completely fallen for Poliça before their sold-out record release show at First Avenue, they certainly did by the end of their stirring Valentine's ... More >>

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    January 30, 2012

    The Current's 7th birthday party at First Avenue, 1/28/12

    ​The Current's 7th Birthday Party, Day 2With Polica, Suicide Commandos, Sims, and Haley BonarFirst Avenue, MinneapolisSaturday, January 28, 2012View a slideshow from the concert here and coverage of night one here.Was it arrogant of the Current to think that a two-night birthday was appropriate? W ... More >>

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    January 27, 2012

    Poliça's Mariah Carey connection revealed

    ​Polica's in-studio performance featuring an interview with the Current's Mark Wheat recently hit NPR, not MPR, but the national one. With an impressive number of camera angles, we get a look at "Wandering Star" and "The Maker" that's not unlike any number of professionally created music videos in ... More >>

  • Music

    December 14, 2011

    Twin Cities Year in Music 2011

    Howler, Astronautalis, Pink Mink, and more

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