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 at Local Frames with a new video from Poliça, for two of the standout tracks on their recent record, Shulamith. We've also got brand new video ... More >>
Caroline Smith With Solid Gold and Toki Wright & Big Cats First Avenue, Minneapolis September 27, 2013 As the screen in front of the First Avenue stage lifted to reveal Caroline Smith and her sprawling five-piece backing band and two backup vocalists, the winsome singer/songwriter took one look ... More >>
Caroline Smith & The Goodnight Sleeps With Mankwe The Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis Thursday, January 10, 2013Caroline Smith and her constant companions Arlen Peiffer and Jesse Schuster have always seemed to enjoy surprising their fanbase. Never content to rest on the thoroughly winning fol ... More >>
The local musician's latest work takes a cue from the apocalypse
The venerable Englert Theatre in Iowa City is celebrating its Centennial this October, and to mark the historic occasion, the venue has commissioned a new music collection, Iowa City Song Project, featuring songs from 31 bands and musicians who have been inspired or influenced by their time in Iowa ... More >>
See Also:Dessa develops a lipstick for charityDessa just can't help herself when it comes to charities. The maven of Minneapolis hip-hop has just announced a partnership with community-based social service agency the Southside Family Nurturing Center. Seriously, these Doomtree kids and their project ... More >>
Band lives together in "Forever House"
Childhood and growing up have always been the central themes in Lucy Michelle's music. There's a deep desire to hold onto youth that courses through her lyrics, and seeps through the music, right down to the loose, freewheeling way that she and her Velvet Lapelles put their songs together. Even as M ... More >>
Little Wind shows off the group's folky skill set
A night out with the gypsy-folk troupe
Smith will perform a stripped-down set, followed by Romantica.
Celebrating the 10 winners of this year's best-new-bands poll
Singer-songwriter fulfills dream of playing at First Avenue
With the Velvet Lapelles, Michelle brings heavenly ukelele music to the Twin Cities