Dan Edwards

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2013

    Love 105 FM is now sports talk station The Ticket

    The lite-rock stylings of Love 105 are no more. On Monday, April 1, the station became The Ticket, a CBS sports talk station.This is the latest move for the frequency that once held alt-rock listeners with Rev 105, and has revamped several times since. The switch from Drive 105 to Love 105 occurred ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Minnesota Twins music director Dan Edwards is out

    The Minnesota Twins have decided to take their in-game music in a new direction by letting go of music director Dan Edwards. So when the season begins on April 1, a new man with ties to another local sports team has been hired to fill the role.The move was confirmed to Gimme Noise by Joe Pohlad, Dir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    New Minnesota Twins ad features the Decemberists' "January Hymn"

    A new Minnesota Twins ad proves that anticipation for the 2013 Major League Baseball season and the snow still lingering on the ground don't have to be mutually exclusive. Anyone who needs something to interrupt the perpetual grumbling about winter should immediately check out this love letter to ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    Tony Fly let go by K-TWIN

    See Also:KARE 11's Eric Perkins dozes off on camera during the weather [VIDEO]96.3 NOW shifts to adult top 40 station K-TWINLong-time Twin Cities radio listeners haven't been able to surf the FM dial for the past 20 years without stumbling upon the loquacious pop jock Tony Fly. Now he's looking for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Ten local songs the Minnesota Twins should play at Target Field

    Related:Minnesota Twins phase out local music programming, amp up Top 40 hitsIn 2010, the Minnesota Twins won 94 games and were Central Division champions, but last year they slid to 63-99. Chalk this collapse up to injuries, disastrous pitching, or Delmon Young, but don't discount the role that a m ... More >>

  • Music

    December 14, 2011

    Twin Cities Year in Music 2011

    Howler, Astronautalis, Pink Mink, and more

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Minnesota Twins music director Dan Edwards works some Auto-Tuned Minnesotans into the mix

    Photo by Andrea Swensson​With the criticism of the new Minnesota Twins music director Dan Edwards reaching a deafening roar on social media networks, it sounds like Edwards finally took note of some of the feedback that's been flung his way.Last night, as hail pelted down on the attendees at Targe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Minnesota Twins VP of Marketing Patrick Klinger talks about the music at Target Field

    Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Twins​Earlier this week, I wrote a piece about the recent disappointing changes to the music programming at Target Field, specifically since the organization swapped out previous music director Kevin Dutcher for new hire Dan Edwards from 96.3 NOW. Though I was hopin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Minnesota Twins phase out local music programming, amp up Top 40 hits

    Photo by Andrea Swensson​With the first month of the Twins season completed, Minnesota baseball fans may have noticed something a little different about this year's home games: The music. That's because longtime music director Kevin Dutcher, who was with the team from 2000 up until last year's ina ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Twins, at home opener, to unleash gladiator tunes on unsuspecting opponents

    ​For the home opener, I could drone on about the new scoreboard, the new salty snacks, the lack of trees, or my take on whether or not the Twins have figured out their Target Field home run problems. Instead, I'm going to focus on the thing that bothered me most of last season: What is that ... More >>