Matt Linden

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2014

    Forged Artifacts joins Frenchkiss Label Group

    Minnesota is flush these days with small, boutique-style labels that help get the word out about local musicians -- many of whom get the means to release records for the first time. One such label that has quickly set itself apart is Minneapolis-based Forged Artifiacts, the labor of love of Matt Lin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Prissy Clerks' Clara Salyer: My dad thought we were playing THE Shea Stadium

    The buzz surrounding Prissy Clerks has grown so steadily that this spring the Minneapolis indie rockers even played a show at Shea Stadium. Granted, it wasn't the same Shea Stadium that the Beatles and the '86 Mets made famous -- no, this was an underground club in Brooklyn that "borrows" its name w ... More >>

  • News

    December 12, 2012

    Twin Cities Year in Music 2012

    From P.O.S. to Prince to Polica, 2012 was a golden year in Minnesota music

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Nice Purse releasing Slumber Girls via new local label Forged Artifacts

    Scrappy Minneapolis indie rock outfit Nice Purse -- which just so happens to have some personnel crossover with a little-known act named Howler -- has just announced details for the vinyl release of their second album, Slumber Girls. The 180 gram black vinyl comes courtesy of a new local imprint cal ... More >>