Chris Walla

  • Music

    August 14, 2013

    Sombear goes dance pop on Love You in the Dark

    Now, Now's Brad Hale switches to smooth synth pop

  • Blogs

    August 8, 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 a mildly disturbing album teaser from Poliça to promote their forthcoming record, Shulamith. We're also featuring a newly discovered gem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Tegan and Sara at First Avenue, 3/6/13

    Tegan and SaraWith DianaFirst Avenue, MinneapolisWednesday, March 6, 2013Building trust with an audience is sacrosanct for certain musicians, and Tegan and Sara are now in the bumpiest stage of that relationship with their fans. With Heartthrob, their first new studio album in four years, the earnes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    The Current's 8th Birthday Party, Night Two, 1/19/13

    The Current's 8th Birthday Party, Night TwoFeaturing Cloud Cult, Soul Asylum's Dave Pirner, Now, Now, the Chalice (with YN Rich Kids aka the Kids)First Avenue, MinneapolisSaturday, January 19, 2013 Sometime during most people's mid-twenties, birthdays start to look a bit self-indulgent. There's no i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    Best Twin Cities music videos of 2012

    Whether or not Minnesota music is in a new golden age or not is a debate for another day further down the road, but there should be little question that local bands recorded and released some truly amazing records in 2012. There was one triumphant record release party after another, and with each su ... More >>

  • Music

    December 12, 2012

    Best Minnesota albums of 2012

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

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2012

    Now, Now leak Threads on Spotify

    ​The introspective beauty of Now, Now's second album is now available in full for streaming delight. The Minneapolis trio, who are signed to Death Cab For Cutie guitarist Chris Walla's label, pack a wallop of emotion and storytelling in Threads. The dual harmonies of Cacie Dalager and Jess Abbott ... More >>

  • Music

    February 29, 2012

    Now, Now band leave Minneapolis to record

    Trio comes home with Threads

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Now, Now drop "Dead Oaks" video, Triple Rock hosts local release show

    ​As the excitement continues to build over Now, Now's upcoming sophomore record, Threads, we get the first video taken from the new batch of songs, the snappy but all-too-fleeting "Dead Oaks." That number also served as the title-track from Now, Now's recently released digital EP, which was put ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Now, Now release Dead Oaks EP, tour with the Naked and Famous

    Photo By Mike Vorrasi​After recently signing with Chris Walla's Trans Records, local trio Now, Now have released their first new batch of songs today with the digital EP Dead Oaks. The catchy but fleeting "Dead Oaks" has been floating around since we reported on the band's signing to Walla's lab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    Now, Now to release new album on Chris Walla's record label

    Photo By Mike Vorrasi​Minneapolis indie-pop trio Now, Now (formerly Now, Now Every Children) have been quite busy putting the finishing touches on their sophomore record, Threads, and have now found a famous home for its release. The album will be put out by Trans-Records on March 6, a label s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2007

    Folking Twins: Pat O'Brien Reviews Tegan & Sarah

    Indie folk twins Tegan & Sarah, from Friday at Pantages.

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    November 28, 2007
  • Music

    November 28, 2007