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Matt Johnson

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Matt & Kim: We want to hit on an instinctual level

    In Gimme Songs, musician Mark Mallman talks songwriting with his peers and heroes. This week, a conversation with Matt Johnson of Matt & Kim before their performance at Rock the Garden on Saturday. Matt and Kim have a lot of good karma coming back to them. The indie punk duo have been whipping ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2014

    St. Vincent at State Theatre, 4/3/14

    St. VincentState Theatre, MinneapolisThursday, April 3, 2014Robots have gradually taken over pop music for decades. Everyone from Neil Young to Cher to Future play around with Vocoder/Auto-Tune technology, and performers like Janelle Monae have built their acts around android dance moves and storyli ... More >>

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    January 29, 2014
  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Matt and Kim at First Avenue, 11/7/12

    Matt and Kim With OberhoferFirst Ave., MinneapolisWednesday, November 7, 2012Matt and Kim is a simple name and simple setup, with just Matt Johnson on keys and vocals and Kim Schifino on drums, but the duo's show is anything but simple. With an elaborate back screen, flashing lights, balloons, and c ... More >>

  • Music

    September 28, 2011
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    September 28, 2011
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    March 17, 2011

    MTVu Woodie Awards descend on Austin for SXSW

    Photo by Andrea Swensson​There's nary a music-related (or even tangentially music industry-related) corporation who hasn't jumped on board this week's SXSW festival, so it's no surprise that MTV lept at the opportunity to smash their MTVu Woodie Awards in between all the other myriad events happen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Stanley's Northeast Bar Room halts live rock shows until spring

    Photo by Nikki Miller​Though the new restaurant and bar has only been hosting live music for a few weeks, Stanley's Northeast Bar Room is already halting most of its live entertainment, a move that booker Christy Hunt says will allow them to move the stage to a more suitable location and improve t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Mark Mallman Marathon 3 live blog, day 4

    ​This is it, people. We're in the home stretch of Mark Mallman's 78-hour song, which he started performing on Thursday afternoon at the Turf and will wrap up tonight at 10 p.m.For reasons not even we can explain, we've been live-blogging the majority of Marathon 3 here on Gimme Noise, and will con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2010

    Mark Mallman Marathon 3 live blog, day 2

    Photo by Erik Hess​While the rest of us slept last night, tucked away warm in our beds, Mark Mallman continued laboring away during the first overnight lap of his Marathon 3, which continues through Sunday.We're picking up where we left off last night to find out how the Marathon is going so far - ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 9, 2009
  • Music

    September 9, 2009
  • News

    September 2, 2009

    Mark Mallman is famous enough

    Hard-working, hard-touring musician has never quite made the big time —and that's fine with him

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Mark Mallman debuts new material at intimate show

    The Bryant Lake Bowl theater was packed to the gills for a stripped-down performance by Mallman.

  • Music

    February 10, 1999
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