Chris Isaak

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2014

    Lydia Loveless: I've tried to stop waiting for inspiration to hit

    In Gimme Songs, musician Mark Mallman talks songwriting with his peers and heroes. This week, Lydia Loveless before Thursday's show at 7th St. Entry. What strikes me most about Lydia Loveless as a songwriter, is her ability to communicate bold-faced authenticity. I talked with her in hopes of find ... More >>

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    February 10, 2014

    Drone Not Drones' 28-hour drone at Cedar Cultural Center, 2/7-8/14

    Drone Not Drones' 28-hour droneCedar Cultural Center, MinneapolisFriday, February 7 and Saturday February 8, 2014The local activist organization Drone Not Drones set up one of the most ambitious concerts in Twin Cities history with a 28-hour long rotating cast of drone musicians. It blended individu ... More >>

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    January 8, 2014

    Pink at Target Center, 1/7/14

    Pink Target Center, Minneapolis Tueday, January 7, 2014 Pink's The Truth About Love tour returned to the Twin Cities for a victory lap on Tuesday night. After selling out the Xcel last March with an excellent, acrobatic performance, why not? Showing an unencumbered spirit and relentless athleticism, ... More >>

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    March 20, 2013

    Pink at Xcel Energy Center, 3/19/13

    PinkXcel Energy Center, St. PaulTuesday, March 19, 2013Alecia Beth Moore is strong as an ox, powerful as a locomotive, tough as nails, cold as ice, hard as steel, mighty as the Mississippi, badder than Old King Kong, meaner than a junkyard dog, etc. No matter how she's described, know that Pink is e ... More >>

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    January 5, 2012

    Sam Phillips born on this day in country music history

    On this day in 1923, legendary producer, record executive, DJ and Sun Records/Sun Studios founder Sam Phillips was born to a pair of poor tenant farmers near Florence, Alabama. You likely know the name for his work founding this seminal recording studio/label, as well as for helping discover and fos ... More >>

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    September 19, 2011

    James Vincent McMorrow at the Cedar, 9/17/11

    ​James Vincent McMorrowSeptember 17, 2011Cedar Cultural Center, MinneapolisWith melodies both delicate and imposing, Irish singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow is one of the most surprising and unsurpassable voices of this year. His story is frequently compared to our favorite Eau Claire neigh ... More >>

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    August 12, 2011

    Weekend Checklist: Mary Jane Alm, Peter Wolf Crier, Pizza Luce Block Party, Brandi Carlisle

    ​"In summer, the song sings itself."-William Carlos Williams

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    June 23, 2011

    Glen Campbell reveals Alzheimer's struggle

    Photo by Nikki Miller​In this week's issue of People magazine, "Rhinestone Cowboy" Glen Campbell and his wife Kim reveal that Campbell's battles with short-term memory loss have been diagnosed as symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

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    August 13, 2008
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    August 13, 2008
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    November 28, 2007

    Let's Get Lost—Bruce Weber's stunning Chet Baker portrait

    Film resurfaces after being MIA for 14 years

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2006

    Radio K's Top 7 Lists for 2005

    From our email, here are a series of Top 7 lists compiled by the hosts of Radio K's various specialty shows, from punk to hip hop to world music (770 AM, 100.7 FM, 106.5 FM): Radio K International -- World Music Sundays 10am-Noon 1 Seu Jorge "Cru" (Wrasse) 2 Amadou & Mariam "Dimanche a ... More >>

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    October 9, 1996