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Greg Grease

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2014

    Summer Music & Movies announces 2014 lineup

    The Walker Art Center's Summer Music & Movies series has consistently provided Twin Cities film and music lovers with a wonderful -- and entirely free -- night out that celebrates the eternal link of both creative mediums. This year's lineup incudes Greg Grease (above) and his new ZuluZuluu pro ... More >>

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    February 26, 2014
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    January 15, 2014
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    January 8, 2014

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 1/8-1/14

    While the Polar Vortex passes through, Minnesota Music continues on. GRRRL PARTY wrap up their monthly residency at Icehouse Friday with Dessa. Across town, Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys play a sold out show at the Cedar. Icehouse will also host Buffalo Moon's (above) Album Release on S ... More >>

  • Music

    December 11, 2013

    Twin Cities Music Yearbook 2013

    Low taught us how to drone, Prince brought back breakfast, and there were a million reunions

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    November 21, 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 launch our sixtieth installment of Local Frames with a video from Haley Bonar, to promote her forthcoming record due out in spring of 2014. We've also got new c ... More >>

  • Music

    October 16, 2013

    Picked to Click 2013

    The 23rd installment of Picked to Click, or when the rappers took over

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    October 15, 2013

    Picked to Click 2013: #2. Greg Grease

    #2. Greg Grease: 81 points Over the past 12 months, we've gotten to know a lot about Greg Grease, but this could be just the jump-off. The rapper, producer, storyteller, and musical collaborator won't let himself be confined to any one thing. "I really just want to show people that there's more tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 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 the striking new video from Poliça from their highly-anticipated forthcoming full-length, Shulamith. We are also highlighting new clips f ... 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 >>

  • Calendar

    August 7, 2013
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    August 1, 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 striking new video from Volcano Choir, the adventurous pop group started by Justin Vernon and his cohorts in the Collections of Colonies ... More >>

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    July 26, 2013

    Square Lake Film & Music Festival 2013 lineup announced

    The good folks at the Square Lake Film & Music Festival have unveiled the lineup for the 11th running of the event. The yearly getaway is at a hobby farm seven miles north of Stillwater near Square Lake Beach, and provides a balanced showcase of local independent film and music from the area.Thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2013

    MTV debuts Minnesota music scene documentary

    It's pretty cool when an entity from outside of the Midwest gets to come in and try to encapsulate what's going on here. Sure, there's an opportunity for public derision if you get it wrong, but MTV (Other) was committed to doing their homework for their episode for the This Is the Place series film ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    10 Thousand Sounds festival 2013: A music and photo timeline

    10 Thousand Sounds Festival Free Energy, Greg Grease, The Chalice, Strange Names, Prissy Clerks Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota June 22, 2013 Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak defiantly proclaimed early on at Saturday's 10 Thousand Sounds Festival that, "A little rain isn't going to keep Minnesotans fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2013

    10 Thousand Sounds festival schedule and set times

    Finally, our first 10 Thousand Sounds show is this week! Today we can release the schedule and set times for our featured performers the Walkmen (above), Free Energy, Greg Grease, Strange Names, Prissy Clerks, and our hosts the Chalice. The show is this Saturday, June 22, at 8th Street and Hennepin ... More >>

  • Feature

    June 19, 2013

    Your guide to 10 Thousand Sounds Festival

    The Walkmen kick off City Pages' inaugural music festival in the heart of downtown Minneapolis

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 6/19-6/25

    So it's starting to actually feel like June! It's just in time because there's TONS of outdoor events to be had. Saturday marks the 10 Thousand Sounds Festival featuring the Walkmen, Free Energy, Greg Grease, Strange Names and more. Sunday Uptown celebrates the recent nice weather with music from&nb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    Strange Names: We understand short attention spans

    Strange Names have slowly built momentum in the Twin Cities and beyond, and even placed seventh in our Picked To Click poll in 2012. The inventive electro-pop duo of Liam Benzvi and Francis Jimenez bonded over a shared love of music while sharing a dorm at the U of M. That creative partnership bloss ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    Top 10 best Minnesota music videos of 2013 (so far)

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. As the year reaches its halfway point, Local Frames takes a look back at the most fantastic, innovative videos that have come our way in 2013. Since Gimme Noise started up t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 6/12 - 6/18

    PLENTY of events going on this week to get everyone out of the house. Wednesday, the Kopecky Family band (which is not actually a family band) play the Triple Rock. Featuring Astronautalis, Sims, Greg Grease and Mixed Blood Majority, Friday is a night for hip hop in the First Avenue Mainro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    10 Thousand Sounds festival: The VIP experience details

    For the moderately significant or Rybak-level folks, the 10 Thousand Sounds VIP experience could be just the thing to enhance a splendid day of outdoor music.With the pamperings of unlimited food, exclusive seating in the shade, an exclusive bar, and private restrooms, it will be that much easier to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Get tickets to the Walkmen at 10 Thousand Sounds for only $10

    Today we're feeling a bit like a circus barker or the late, great Billy Mays with this City Pages Daily Deal. No matter -- this is an exceptional value that you just won't want to miss! For a limited time only, you can get two tickets to see the Walkmen and the entire 10 Thousand Sounds lineup -- in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Food trucks at the 10 Thousand Sounds Festival

    It's time to stand in the streets and soak the summer sun's radiant heat from the black asphalt beneath your feet. It's time to assault your ears with killers tunes, bouncing off nearby buildings and vibrating through your chest. It's time to grab some food truck eats, wander a Minneapolis street, e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Free Energy's Paul Sprangers: I can look like an idiot and dance like a monkey

    For a lot of us, Free Energy is already that band. The dance-rock group with heavy Minnesota ties has a reputation for making people move their bodies, and no amount of Midwestern stoicism can slow that down. Love Sign, the Philly-based act's latest, is brimming with cowbell, sing-along choruses, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Soundset 2013: A music and photo timeline

    Ah, Soundset. The sixth installment of the Rhymesayers Entertainment hip-hop festival had a breakout year in terms of attendance -- a reported 28,000 fans came out -- and talent, with a lineup including Snoop Dogg, Mac Miller, Tech N9ne, along with the host artists Atmosphere. Many folks pegged A$AP ... More >>

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    May 24, 2013

    Greg Grease: I like to change people's minds

    Named City Pages' Best Hip-Hop Artist of 2013, Minneapolis rapper Greg Grease has embraced high-concept inspiration throughout his burgeoning solo career -- a Laurence Fishburne movie, the mighty wordsmith Shel Silverstein, and now, one of the first successful black singers, Nat King Cole. Last D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 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 launch right into the festivities with a new, erotically charged Atmosphere video, released to get people even more hyped for the big Soundset Festival taking place ... More >>

  • Music

    May 22, 2013

    A peek behind Soundset 2013

    From Snoop Dogg to Atmosphere, the festival boasts a variety of talent

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    The Micranots at 7th St Entry, 3/30/13

    The Micranots reunionWith Mundo Libre, I.B.E., Meta, Greg Grease and Muja Messiah7th St Entry, MinneapolisSaturday, March 30, 2013It was a historic night at the Entry as the legendary DJ Kool Akiem and I Self Devine once again joined forces after a decade to become the Micranots, the pioneering rap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    City Pages' inaugural 10 Thousand Sounds Festival lineup is here!

    With temperatures in the Twin Cities starting to head consistently north of freezing, chatter regarding summer music festivals is also on the rise. So it's as fine a time as any to proudly announce that City Pages has a live music event of its own coming up -- the inaugural 10 Thousand Sounds Festiv ... More >>

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    January 30, 2013
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    January 23, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 24, 2012

    Permed Out Showcase 3, Cabooze, 12/22/12

    Permed Out Showcase 3 With Audio Perm, Greg Grease and Mike the MartyrThe Cabooze12/22/12The Audio Perm crew packed the house once again at their third Permed Out Showcase, a night devoted to producers Cory Grindberg, Taylor Madrigal, and Julian Fairbanks and the rappers for whom they make beats. Th ... 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 19, 2012

    Greg Grease grows up, smooths out

    Cornbread, Pearl and G hints at heavier, tongue-twisting lyricism

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    December 18, 2012

    Best Twin Cities albums 2012: Staff lists

    The waterfall of opinion flows s'more today with a collection of the best albums released locally in the Twin Cities in 2012. As opposed to the list that appeared in this week's issue, these are 14 distinct opinions on what was impressive in the past year, and a bunch of links to the related stories ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Greg Grease "Cornbread, Pearl and G" Release Show, 7th St Entry, 12/14/12

    Greg Grease With Meta, Mike the Martyr, BdotCroc, DJ Just Nine, and SGLD7th St EntryDecember 14, 2012On Friday, Greg Grease took over the 7th St Entry for a release party of his latest Cornbread, Pearl and G, an incredibly solid album. The man's flow is a monster, distilling intricately composed and ... More >>

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    December 12, 2012
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    December 12, 2012
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    November 29, 2012

    Greg Grease's Cornbread, Pearl and G debuts at Press Play listening party

    The extraordinary local hip-hop culture blog Be Scene MPLS is debuting Press Play, a new series of listening parties, tonight with an exclusive first spin of rapper/producer Greg Grease's hotly awaited Cornbread, Pearl and G, slated for release on December 11. The event will be kept small (limited t ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Local Frames: New videos from the Hood Internet, the Pines, Grimes, and more

    See Also: Local Frames: New videos from Poliça, Paper Tiger, Sleep Study, and more Local Frames: New videos from Now, Now, Howler, Bloodnstuff, Astronautalis, and more As the Twin Cities music scene grows, more and more artists are creating music that demands our attention. Combine the music with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Wag Out Block Party acts give definitions of "wag"

    See Also:Claire de Lune's New Lion establishes her as more than just a "hook girl"Lazerbeak remixes, chills out Franz Diego's "Waggin' on the Scene"Franz Diego: 5 Questions with his wagnessThere's a growing movement in the music scene in South Minneapolis, one favoring collaborative energy and free- ... More >>

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    February 23, 2012

    Franz Diego & J-Hard release Sense of Self at Conga tonight

    ​​Dropped as a free download a few weeks ago, Franz Diego and J-Hard's collaborative album Sense of Self will be brought to life properly with an 18 CD release show at Conga in Northeast. The Illuminous 3 veteran is trying out some new avenues on this one, and it's already one of the strongest ... More >>

  • Music

    December 14, 2011

    Minnesota's Best Albums of 2011

    Low, Doomtree, Brute Heart top best local releases

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    November 29, 2011

    TC Hip Hop Awards post 2011 nominees

    ​The process for the annual TC Hip Hop Awards has always seemed a little mysterious, and this year's poll is no exception -- with little warning or ceremony, the awards show's hosts have published a comprehensive list of 2011 nominees to their sparse website and opened up the poll to the public fo ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011

    Illuminous 3 Celebrate Release of Montessori at the Hexagon tonight

    ​The diverse trio of MCs known collectively as Illuminous 3 have been staples of the Minneapolis rap scene since they began doing shows together through Yo! The Movement a decade ago, but their history as friends extends back even farther to their time at Seward Montessori Elementary school in Sou ... More >>

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    October 18, 2011

    Picked to Click 2011: Complete list of ranking bands

    ​While we only have space to feature the top 10 finalists in our Picked to Click issue (or 13, this year, because of several ties), we think it's important to publish the complete list of ranking bands so you can see how the points were awarded all the way down the line. And just for added nerdlin ... More >>

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    October 18, 2011

    Picked to Click 2011: The ballots

    ​​As is the yearly tradition, we're publishing the ballots of all 115 of our Picked to Click voters for your perusal. Check out all of this year's contributors below, and thanks to all the writers, photographers, label owners, club bookers, DJs, and local music experts for weighing in on th ... More >>

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