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Jacob Slichter

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    Dan Wilson at Cedar Cultural Center, 6/4/14

    Dan Wilson Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis Wednesday, June 4, 2014 As one of the best songwriters to come from these Land of Lakes, Dan Wilson has had an amazingly long and consistent career. Wednesday, he kicked off the first of three sold-out nights at the Cedar Cultural Center. Billed as "Wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2012

    MN Music-on-a-Stick at the Minnesota State Fair, 8/31/2012

    MN Music-on-a-Stick With Semisonic, The Jayhawks, Dessa, Jeremy Messersmith, and Lucy Michelle and the Velvet LapellesMN State Fair Grandstand, St. PaulFriday, August 31, 2012After a summer of record temperature highs, August was the perfect month for outdoor shows, ending with MN Music-on-a-Stick a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Semisonic reuniting Saturday night in Mound

    The boys are back in Mound again, at least for a night. Star Tribune's Chris Riemenschneider is reporting that the celebrated local trio Semisonic are playing a rare reunion gig on Saturday, May 19 as part of the Blast Block Party in Mound. Bassist John Munson is the only member of the group who has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    First Avenue's 20 best concerts: The complete list

    Related:First Avenue: An archived history via flyers, riders & contractsFirst Avenue's 40 years of rock 'n' rollTop 20 best Minnesota musicians: The complete listFirst Avenue is undoubtedly among the premier rock clubs in the country -- possibly the world. Since 1970, the building at the interse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    First Avenue's 20 best concerts: #20-11

    Related:First Avenue's 40 years of rock 'n' rollTop 20 best Minnesota musicians: The complete list50 cool facts about the Minnesota music sceneMinneapolis music scene named second-best in the U.S.First Avenue is undoubtedly among the premier rock clubs in the country -- possibly the world. Since 197 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    New music editor Reed Fischer and the great divide to the Twin Cities

    ​Earlier this week, I drove 1,752 miles prior to my start as City Pages' new music editor. This three-day journey came right after I capped a two-year stint as the music editor at our sister paper in Fort Lauderdale and welcomed an able successor. And it also came after about 83 jokes from friends ... More >>

  • Arts

    October 26, 2005

    Feeling Strangely Busy

    Fickle major labels, lethargic production schedules, desensitized index fingers--nothing can slow John Munson down

  • News

    August 24, 2005

    Big Quarters: Change is Gonna Come

    Yesterday they were fending off racial taunts in small-town Minnesota. Tomorrow they could be hip-hop heroes.

  • Arts

    June 23, 2004

    Radio Killed the Rock & Roll Stars

    In the mid-'90s, Semisonic Shopped Their Single to Top 40 Stations, Answered Idiotic Interview Questions, Played Countless On-Air Jams, and Ended Up Feeling Like They Got Played--Even When Their Album Didn't. In Jacob Slichter's New Book, the Drummer Expl

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