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Dan Huiting

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    April 3, 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 features the premiere of a new video from France Camp, for "Baby Rock and Roll," the lead-off track to their recent album on Forged Artifacts. We're also featuring ... More >>

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    September 19, 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 kick things off with a brand new video from the burgeoning local duo, Strange Names, who are currently at work finishing up their debut full-length. We're also ... More >>

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    June 28, 2013

    Holly Hansen stars in new doc, My Way Back Home

    There's a new half-hour documentary out today from our friends over at Pioneer Public Television -- a PBS station in Appleton -- and in our humble old opinions here at Gimme Noise, we're going to go right ahead and say that it's a must-see. In fact, we can think of at least two big reasons why y'all ... More >>

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    May 2, 2013

    Top Ten 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 kick things off with the strikingly gorgeous new video for the Ocean Blue's soaring new single, "Sad Night, Where Is Morning?" which was deftly directed by vete ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2013

    Local Frames: New videos from Bob Mould, Atmosphere, The Color Pharmacy, and more

    As 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 beyond, and you have a fruitful mix of distinct skills that generates more locally connected music videos than ever before. While it's im ... 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 7, 2012

    Solid Gold share MN Original video ahead of record release show tonight

    Not only did the guys in Solid Gold recently sit down with us for a feature piece on the band ahead of their big record release show for Eat Your Young at First Avenue tonight, but the guys also dropped by TPT Studio A in St. Paul to record a couple of performances for an upcoming MN Original episod ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012

    Local Frames: New videos from Liars, the Japhies, Twin Cities Funk and Soul All-Stars, and more

    As 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 beyond, and you have a fruitful mix of distinct skills that generates more locally connected music videos than ever before. While it's im ... More >>

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    September 27, 2012

    Local Frames: Videos from the Tallest Man On Earth, Wiping Out Thousands, Toki Wright, and more

    As 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 beyond, and you have a fruitful mix of distinct skills that generates more locally connected music videos than ever before. While it's im ... More >>

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    August 9, 2012

    Local Frames: New videos from Now, Now, Howler, Bloodnstuff, Astronautalis, and more

    See Also: A Minnesota music golden age might be going on right now!Now, Now leave Minneapolis to record and the trio comes home with Threads As the Twin Cities music scene grows, more and more artists are creating music that demands our attention. Combine the music with talented filmmakers locally a ... More >>

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    December 13, 2011

    Howler, Big Quarters, Buildings drop new music videos

    Courtesy Big Quarters​Minnesota artists are releasing music videos at such a fast clip these days that we can barely keep up with posting the best ones. Just yesterday, three separate videos from Twin Cities artists were lighting up our Twitter feeds and Facebook pages, and one was even debuted by ... More >>

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    November 11, 2011

    MPLS.TV's "City Of Music" gets a series feature on Pitchfork

    ​After repeatedly catching the attention of Twin Cities music fans with their striking live performance videos that we've regularly featured here on Gimme Noise, the talented folks at MPLS.TV and accomplished director Dan Huiting are now taking their lovely videos to a wider, national audience. Pi ... More >>

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    August 4, 2011

    Chelsea Boys part ways

    ​In a hard blow to the kitschy dance-rock scene, the Onion's A.V. Club is reporting that funk-fueled electro band Chelsea Boys are going their separate ways so bandmate Josh Atwood can focus on being a dad. Remaining members Hunter Morley and Jacque Clark are planning to continue working together ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Watch: Girl Talk whips the crowd into a frenzy at Iowa's 80/35 Festival

    This past weekend, the 80/35 Music Festival brought headlining acts like Girl Talk, Yelawolf, and Okkervil River to Des Moines, Iowa for two days of fun in the sun. If you missed the fest, we have photos of some of the headliners along with locals Pink Mink in our 80/35 slideshow, and today we are a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Sneak peek: Yelle on City of Music

    Photos by Brad Ogbonna​Though City of Music videos are usually centered around musicians from the Twin Cities, producer Dan Huiting and his crew at MPLS.TV have been working to add more national acts to their collection, and their latest video was quite the score: They met up with French dance ban ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    The Hounds Below: Preview photos from next week's City of Music

    ​For the next installment of City of Music, which debuts Monday morning on Gimme Noise, director Dan Huiting caught up with touring act the Hounds Below for a video shoot. Huiting tells us how he found out about the band:

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    May 25, 2011

    Gramma's Boyfriend gets feral and freaky for new video taping

    ​For next week's City of Music video, MPLS.TV and Dan Huiting opted to feature a very different side of Haley Bonar's musical persona by filming a song with her punk rock side project Gramma's Boyfriend. Dan Huiting tells us how it went down:

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    May 12, 2011

    No Bird Sing's City of Music taping: Behind-the-scenes photos

    ​Dan Huiting of MPLS.TV has been on a tear lately, and he's already getting ready to drop the next video in his City of Music series. This coming Monday, Huiting will premiere a City of Music video featuring hip-hop trio No Bird Sing, and he sent over a little sneak peek about how the taping went ... More >>

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    March 17, 2011

    Wednesday SXSW video: What the fuck happened last night?

    ​Wednesday was the first night for a lot of SXSW attendees, including our intrepid video team led by Dan Huiting and his cohorts Andre Durand and Chris Hadland. Our videographers spent a large portion of the evening at Doomtree's official showcase at the Flamingo Cantina, which featured solo sets ... More >>

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    February 7, 2011

    Marijuana Deathsquads perform for City of Music

    ​We've got a real treat for you this week -- as part of our ongoing City of Music series, we're stoked to debut one of the more experimental and artistic music videos we've seen from the MPLS.TV camp. For this week's video, producer Dan Huiting rounded up a whopping 15 cameras to film the seven co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    Preview the next City of Music with Marijuana Deathsquads

    Photos by Brad Ogbonna​Let's not beat around the bush, here--we're pretty damn psyched to debut next week's City of Music video featuring Marijuana Deathsquads. Remember a couple of months back when we couldn't believe that City of Music producer Dan Huiting rounded up 10 cameramen for his shoot w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Best New Bands of 2010 at First Ave: Recap video

    Photo by Tony Nelson​On Wednesday night, seven new Twin Cities bands (and one remote participant, Hastings 3000), gathered in the First Avenue Mainroom for the annual Best New Bands showcase. Dan Huiting (who produces the weekly City of Music series) was on the scene with his camera and created a ... More >>

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    November 17, 2010

    Red Pens rock out at Tarnish and Gold

    Photos by Dajana Bartulovic​The hard-working team over at MPLS.TV is already slaving away on the next installment of our City of Music video series, and they sent over a few teaser shots to get us ready for Monday's video featuring our Picked to Click 2009 winners Red Pens.

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    November 10, 2010

    Is/Is head to the basement for their City of Music shoot

    Photos by Dajana Bartulovic​Damn, is it hump day already? That means we're almost halfway to another City of Music video, which premiers every Monday courtesy of our friends at MPLS.TV. Next week's video stars one of this year's Picked to Click finalists, Is/Is, and producer Dan Huiting sent over ... More >>

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    November 8, 2010

    Birthday Suits perform for City of Music

    ​Is it just us, or does MPLS.TV seem to up the ante a little more each week with its City of Music series? This week's video is an intense collaboration between lightning punk duo Birthday Suits and visual artists HMH, VSNQST, and Playatta, and the result is a total assault on the senses and the ... More >>

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    November 1, 2010

    Spyder Baybie Rawdog and 2% Muck perform for City of Music

    ​Over the weekend, I was chatting with City of Music producer Dan Huiting about this week's new video featuring Spyder Baybie Rawdog and 2% Muck. "Do you guys have any rules about what you can post? This video gets a little.... crazy."Don't say we didn't warn you -- parts of this video are potenti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Preview photos: Spyder Baybie Raw Dog 3k and 2% Muck

    ​Next week's City of Music video is shaping up to be completely insane. The MPLS.TV crew and producer Dan Huiting rounded up some party animals for their shoot with Spyder Baybie Raw Dog 3k (who some might recognize as Jeremy Nutzman of Bight Club) and 2% Muck."It was a night of total debauchery," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Peter Wolf Crier, Cloud Cult, and Halloween, Alaska drop new videos

    ​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 >>

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    October 18, 2010

    City of Music: BadNraD

    Photos by Casanova Frankenstein​As promised, we're excited to drop a fresh installment of the City of Music series this morning featuring local dance party maestro BadNraD, who performed a brand new song just for the video shoot.Check below for the world premiere of BadNraD's new song "Werebabe!," ... More >>

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    October 13, 2010

    Video premiere: Grant Cutler and the Gorgeous Lords

    ​As we mentioned last month, Grant Cutler of Lookbook is quickly making a name for himself as a solo artist with his new project Grant Cutler and the Gorgeous Lords. He will release his grandiose four-song EP next week with a show next Wednesday, October 20 in the Turf Club Clown Lounge (with gues ... More >>

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    October 11, 2010

    City of Music: Lazerbeak at the Fine Line

    Photo by Casanova Frankenstein​For this week's City of Music, the weekly music video series that we present on behalf of Dan Huiting and MPLS.TV, the crew decided to change things up a bit and record a straight-up concert at a local venue. Doomtree beatmaker and Plastic Constellation Lazerbeak, a. ... More >>

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    October 6, 2010

    City of Music Preview: Lazerbeak

    photo by: Casanova Frankenstein​"I rolled into the Fine Line Music Cafe around 9:45PM and was immediately struck by how packed it was. The place was bursting with fans. And with performances from Doomtree, The Plastic Constellations, and finally Lazerbeak, the night did not disappoint."City of Mus ... More >>

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    October 1, 2010

    Neutral Uke Hotel and Communist Daughter collaborate

    ​MPLS.TV is officially on a tear. In addition to unleashing this week's videos of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. partying it up at Lee's Liquor Lounge and Gayngs and Glasser rehearsing for their tour at Justin Vernon's recording studio, the crew met up with Neutral Uke Hotel and Johnny and Molly of Commun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Wide Eyes take us into the locker room

    ​Our next City of Music video drops this Monday, and as a sneak peak our partners over at MPLS.TV sent us some behind-the-scenes photos from their recent shoot with local hip hop artists Wide Eyes. "We set up in the locker room of Second Foundation School in Dinkytown, invited a bunch of our frien ... More >>

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    August 27, 2010

    The 4onthefloor show us their rooftop

    ​We have another City of Music video on its way to you this Monday, and to whet your appetite the video team sent over a few stills and behind-the-scenes shots from their shoot with up-and-coming new drum-heavy band the 4onthefloor."It was the last stand at the Meridius, a house in N.E. that sing ... More >>

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    August 23, 2010

    Me and My Arrow perform for City of Music

    ​As we told you about last week, local septet Me and My Arrow invited the City of Music team to Sound Gallery Studios to capture a unique performance for this week's video. Take a look at some of the behind-the-scenes shots from the taping here, and see below for our brand new City of Music video ... More >>

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    August 18, 2010

    Me and My Arrow invite City of Music to the Sound Gallery

    ​For next week's City of Music video, our cohorts Dan Huiting and MPLS.TV were invited into the Sound Gallery performance space to film Me and My Arrow. "It was a significantly lower stress shoot than some of our other recent videos," says Huiting, the producer and director for the shoot. "We were ... More >>

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    August 16, 2010

    The Heligoats perform for City of Music

    ​For this week's City of Music we welcome our very first touring band, Washington's the Heligoats, who performed an intimate show for our crew at Galactic Pizza on Lyndale. Click here to see some behind-the-scenes shots, and see below for the video, produced and directed by our multi-talented City ... More >>

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    August 11, 2010

    The Heligoats stop by Galactic Pizza for an intimate video shoot

    ​For next week's City of Music video, our crew caught up with touring band the Heligoats and filmed an intimate performance at Galactic Pizza in the Lyn-Lake neighborhood (our "Best Pizza" winner in this year's Best of the Twin Cities issue). Producer Dan Huiting tells us how it went down: "We set ... More >>

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    July 21, 2010

    Dark Dark Dark: Behind-the-scenes shots

    Photos by Casanova Frankenstein​Our videographers are already hard at work on next week's City of Music video, and this time they met up with Dark Dark Dark to record in an old warehouse space. "We shot in an old broken-down warehouse at Harris Machine Company, near the U of M," says director Dan ... More >>

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    July 19, 2010

    The Goondas perform for City of Music

    ​We've been singing the praises of the Goondas for a while now (read the profile we ran last month here), and for good reason; dudes know how to get down and have a good time doing it. For proof, we submit Exhibit A: The Goondas performing exclusively for our City of Music series with MPLS.TV and ... More >>

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    July 5, 2010

    Communist Daughter perform for City of Music

    ​For this week's City of Music session, MPLS.TV ventured out to Prescott, Wisconsin to hang with Communist Daughter. The video was filmed on the roof of the Boxcar, the restaurant lead singer Johnny Solomon owns (and which we wrote about in our feature of the band earlier this year). "We got set u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    BOMP! at the Bedlam: Video recap

    ​Dance night BOMP! took over the Bedlam once again last Friday night, and local videographer Dan Huiting was on the scene to capture this great video footage of the action. BOMP! happens on the last Friday of every month with different DJs in every room of the venue. Click here for a full slidesho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Mux Mool makes beats and makes out (VIDEO)

    Illustration by Mux Mool​Having decamped from Minneapolis to Brooklyn about two years ago, Mux Mool has been working near-constant since, touring and writing and remixing and partying in advance of what may could be a big year for Mr. Lindgren. He's been shouted out as "New Band of the Day" by The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Dessa, three-time Best Of winner, performs in exclusive video

    Our reigning Best Of the Twin Cities champion, Dessa, blew the competition out of the water by being recognized across not just one but three categories this year: Best Album of the Last 12 Months (for her solo debut, A Badly Broken Code), Best Songwriter, and Best Local Girl Made Good. Watch the ta ... More >>

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    April 5, 2010

    Bight Club perform at Anthem Heart's 'Worn to be Wild' (video)

    MPLS.TV and Gimme Noise collaborator Dan Huiting put together this video from Saturday night's "Worn to be Wild" party, thrown by local design company Anthem Heart and featuring local buzz band Bight Club. For more on Saturday's party, check out our slideshow of photos by Time Squid and Kara Tharald ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Face Candy make rare appearance at the Acadia (video)

    The group played their first show in over a year this past weekend.

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    March 2, 2010

    Bash Back! Two at the Bedlam: Concert video

    Watch a video clip featuring Heidi Barton Stink, Bouncer Fighter, and Zombie Season.

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    February 16, 2010

    The Guystorm and Chelsea Boys play CD release at the Kitty Cat

    Check out some live footage from the release party.

  • Arts

    July 3, 2002

    Brother, Can You Spare a Sample?

    What's wrong with turning tramps into pop music?

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