Thomas Spiegel, AKA DJ Man-X, was one of the originators of house music in Minneapolis. His famous House Nation Under a Groove party series began in New York City, and when he moved to Minneapolis in the late '80s, he continued the events at the 7th Street Entry. At the time, this kind of music was ... More >>
The Minneapolis music scene and MTV get an enjoyable look back in a clip recently unearthed marking First Avenue's 20th anniversary. Hosted by British VJ Dave Kendall, the segment features plenty of vintage footage of Prince, the Replacements, Soul Asylum, the Mighty Mofo's, Man Sized Action, and mo ... More >>
By Chris Strouth Thomas Spiegel, also known as DJ Man-X, passed away on December 30, 2012, in Miami Beach. He was 47. A DJ regular at First Avenue, Spiegel hosted his House Nation Under A Groove nights of soulful house music around the Twin Cities, Spiegel also was an investment banker and eventu ... More >>
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