Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. A lovely new video from Cloud Cult, shot within the intimate confines of the Southern Theater, launches this week's collection. Stay tuned for new clips from Mac Irv, Dan Ma ... More >>
Cloud Cult With JBM First Avenue, Minneapolis April 27, 2013 With Twin Cities music fans already in a terrific mood due to the best weather of the year, Cloud Cult uplifted a sold-out First Avenue even further with a 21-song, 95-minute set. The road-tested sextet (accompanied by their customary liv ... More >>
The art-rock group release their newest full-length, Love
Cloud Cult returns to the forefront with a new album this March titled Love. News of this release began trickling out in December, but it has added heft with the announcement that the band will headline the second night of 89.3 the Current's 8th birthday shows at First Avenue.A new song called "1x1x ... More >>
Photos by Stacy SchwartzThe Current's Jim McGuinn with Mayor RT RybakThe Current's 6th Birthday Party (Featuring Free Energy, Brother Ali, Jeremy Messersmith, Roma di Luna, and Trampled By Turtles)January 21, 2011First AvenueThe Current has had such an impact on the local music scene in its six s ... More >>
Photo by Stacy SchwartzThe Current announced today that Cloud Cult is dropping out of the Current's 6th birthday party lineup in the Mainroom Friday night because of health issues, and will be replaced by popular Duluth bluegrass band (and recently announced Coachella performers) Trampled by Turt ... More >>
Photo by Nick VlcekSarah Young at the Lowertown Fest in July 2010With the release of their latest concept album, Light Chasers, much attention has been paid to Cloud Cult frontman Craig Minowa and wife Connie's relationship with their new child. But for the past several years, the band has also i ... More >>
Photos by Stacy SchwartzCloud CultNovember 17, 2010First Avenue, MinneapolisThere is something truly celebratory in watching a local band who have cut their teeth touring for a while make a stop back in Minneapolis for a triumphant hometown show. It's refreshing to hear how the road has streng ... More >>
First Avenue to host nationally acclaimed local band
Photo by Nick VlcekAfter reading today's cover story on Cloud Cult, you may still be thirsting for more on the local six-piece (or eight-piece, depending on how you roll) and their spiritual leader, Craig Minowa. Well, rest assured: In sitting down for four separate interviews with the band, I pi ... More >>
Photo by Cody YorkScott West may be best known for the live paintings he creates during Cloud Cult concerts, but this weekend he has his own solo show at Tarnish & Gold Gallery featuring studio paintings he's been working on since the beginning of 2010. He quit his creative design job in Janu ... More >>
Over the last few years the local music scene has come a long ways, from national recognition and "big indie" signings and more importantly a progressive, experimental spirit that seems valued above all else. Instead of a local sound it seems we have a local ideal: play well, don't languish. Not ... More >>
Cloud Cult will release a remastered double-disc next month featuring "They Live on the Sun" and "Aurora Borealis."
The reason for the band's hiatus is a happy one; frontman Craig Minowa and his painter wife Connie are expecting a baby very soon.
Video of Anvil at the Uptown, interview with Cloud Cult & Ice Palace reviewed.
A flood brought the local band to Cloud Cult's studio to clean up the mess and create a shimmering sophomore album
Cloud Cult peer into the foggy border between this world and the next
The Best Albums in the World Ever!! Okay, Maybe Just in This Town, Circa 2003
Recording They Live on the Sun, Cloud Cult call on dark times