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Jacob Slichter

  • 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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