Jake Hansen

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    Retribution Gospel Choir at the Turf Club, 2/1/13

    Retribution Gospel Choirwith Pony Trash and SouthwireTurf Club, St. PaulFriday, February 1, 2013As the years go by, it becomes more and more obvious that Alan Sparhawk is destined to have his own special place in the annals of Minnesota music. There are those who just seem to bring something extra t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Gophers vs. Huskies hockey game ends in brawl [VIDEO]

    Screenshot from Sportsgrid video.Look closely to see the steam coming form Don Lucia's ears.​Up 6-2 with less than two minutes to go, it looked like the Gophers had effectively clinched a clean comeback against Michigan Tech Saturday night at Mariucci Arena. As it turned out, the game was just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Guitar Party's 7-year-old lead singer Mijah Ylvisaker talks about fronting a noise rock band

    ​The band Guitar Party is a supergroup of sorts that includes some longtime local music veterans: Jeremy Ylvisaker, Haley Bonar, Jake Hansen, Andrew Broder, J.T. Bates, and Michael Lewis. Even the late Micheal "Eyedea" Larsen was a member before he passed away last October. But new to the fold ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Alicia Wiley takes us down to the Clown Lounge

    Photos by Keith Moechnig​Jazz pianist and songwriter Alicia Wiley is getting ready to unveil her fifth full-length album, Both Sides, next week at the Entry, and she invited the video crew at MPLS.TV to film an exclusive performance in preparation for her release. Backed by multi-talented musician ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Mason Jennings returns to form at First Avenue

    Review, videos, and set list from Jennings' sold-out show last night.

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Mason Jennings treats Current fans to intimate performance

    Check out these live shots from yesterday's in-studio.

  • Arts

    August 11, 2004

    End of the Road, End of the Rods

    They got hassled by the FBI. Todd Rundgren drank all their Foster's. And now they're breaking up. After teetering on the edge of big-time success for over a decade, 12 Rods remember what it's like to be a popular Twin Cities band--and what it's like to pa