Eric Swanson

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    Mary Bue on growing up, pop music, and cathedrals

    Mary Bue has been out of the game for a few years, but don't count her out of the running. With a new album that is five years in the making, the Duluth artist has concocted a self-appointed indie-folk record that has all the flavors of a pop album. The hooks, sweet melodies and granduer are all the ... More >>

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    December 20, 2006

    Local Music Yearbook '06

    Prince went to Vegas. Smokers went to Maplewood. Tapes 'N Tapes went to the moon. And sometime after the last zombie dance party got busted, we wrote it all down for you.

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    November 24, 2004

    Two Hundred Twenty-Four Ballots...and No Hanging Chads!

    Picked to Click Pollsters cast their votes

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    November 24, 2004

    Picked to Click

    To those who have recently begun to rock, we salute you

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    February 7, 2001

    "Hey, we're in Duluth"

    A radio pirate-turned-country rocker who doubles as a nanny. A newspaper that rips the establishment. A deconsecrated church. And a very quiet band called Low. Notes on a tiny counterculture.