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Laura Marling

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    Top 10 must-see Minnesota music videos this week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week begins with a brand new video from Fort Wilson Riot from their forthcoming album. We've also got new clips from Ménage Quad, Koo Koo Kanga Roo, Marz Lovejoy, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2014

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 1/21-1/28

    This blustery week in the Twin Cities 89.3 the Current will be hosting their 9th Birthday Bash in the First Avenue Mainroom over the weekend. Acts will include Lizzo, Har Mar Superstar, Strange Names, Howler, Heiruspecs and more. The Cedar Cultural center will also be hosting a benefit for ... More >>

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    January 22, 2014
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    November 1, 2013

    The Mercury Music Prize is far superior to the Grammys

    For a high school/college kid in the early '90s, it was easy to get fed up with the U.S. mainstream's increasingly homogenized take on popular music -- especially whenever the disappointing Grammy Awards came around every February. The Grammys have always had an elderly, buttoned-down air to their w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2013

    Mumford & Sons at Xcel Energy Center, 9/4/13

    Mumford & SonsXcel Energy Center, St. PaulWednesday, September 4, 2013There's no question that Marcus Mumford and his band of Sons are brilliant. In one way, at least. Finally someone has capitalized on American pop's two most-popular niches, twang and EDM. Unfortunately, this marketable and sta ... More >>

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    August 15, 2013

    Laura Marling at the Woman's Club Theatre, 8/14/13

    Laura Marling With Paul Metzger Woman's Club Theatre, Minneapolis August 14, 2013 Most musicians don't go from playing London's esteemed Royal Albert Hall on a Monday night to performing at the slightly more modest Woman's Club Theatre on a Wednesday. But Laura Marling isn't like most musicians. Th ... More >>

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    August 14, 2013
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    August 6, 2013

    Jake Bugg at Fine Line Music Cafe, 8/5/13

    Jake Bugg With Lydia Hoglund Fine Line Music Cafe, Minneapolis August 5, 2013 One day after playing to tens of thousands of fans at Lollapalooza, Jake Bugg returned to the intimacy of a smaller stage for a rare club show at the Fine Line on Monday night. The 19-year-old singer/songwriter from Notti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    The 4onthefloor: Howler must've actually listened to our record

    ​Kerfuffle alert! Recently, Howler frontman and burgeoning viral marketer Jordan Gatesmith voiced his displeasure with the Minneapolis music scene and a 30-year lull of good music via a U.K. podcast hosted by the Guardian's Alexis Petridis. (If we're doing our math correctly, it means he hates eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Laura Marling at the Cedar, 12/01/11

    ​Laura MarlingDecember 1, 2011Cedar Cultural CenterThe last time Laura Marling performed in Minneapolis was in 2008, when she was only 18 years old. She played for about 25 of us at the 400 Bar as the opening act for Johnny Flynn, with a then unknown Mumford & Sons serving as her backing ba ... More >>

  • Music

    November 30, 2011
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    November 30, 2011
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    May 25, 2011

    Johnny Flynn & the Sussex Wit and Caitlin Rose at the Entry, 05/24/2011

    ​Johnny Flynn & the Sussex Wit and Caitlin RoseMay 24, 20117th St. EntryWhat a difference nearly three years have made on Johnny Flynn's popularity in Minneapolis. After his first local headlining show at the 400 Bar in 2008 drew only about 30 people (with Mumford and Sons and Laura Marling op ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    Top 5 most overrated artists of 2010

    Photo by Stacy SchwartzMumford & Sons at the Varsity Theater last May​Now, before you get all bent out of shape with this list, let me point out that just because I feel a band or an artist is overrated doesn't mean I don't like them or their music. It just conveys my belief that the massive ... More >>

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