Matt Scharenbroich

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    February 23, 2012

    Lazerbeak's "Lift Every Voice" video is a watercolor dance explosion

    ​There's something soothing about Lazerbeak's latest video from his recent release, Lava Bangers. "Lift Every Voice" is an inspirational tune on its own -- thrusts of brass, a dirty electric guitar lick, a lounge-y keyboard insertion, and propulsive drums working at your neck to bob rhythmically a ... More >>

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    September 23, 2011

    Seven Inches of Minnesota Music: The Plastic Constellations, 'The Dreaming'

    ​The Plastic Constellations were something special when they first made an impression on the Twin Cities music scene of the mid-'90s. At the time the teenaged band started things up in their parent's basement and managed to finagle their Hopkins High School superiors to let them use school time to ... More >>

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    September 14, 2011

    Sims and Lazerbeak release new video for 'LMG'

    ​In today's edition of "Wednesdays with Lazerbeak", the online blog and platform for the Doomtree mega-production wizard, there's a plethora of audio and visual wonderment. Aside from teasing us with news about the upcoming Doomtree full length, there's a killer new video for the Minnesota jam ... More >>

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    December 22, 2010
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    December 22, 2010
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    October 25, 2010

    Surfer Blood perform for City of Music

    Photo by Erik Hess​When Surfer Blood came through town to play the Varsity Theater earlier this month, we were quick to post a recap and photo slideshow of their performance -- and now we're excited to share even more documentation of the rising indie band's local appearance.Thanks to our friends ... More >>

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    October 21, 2010

    Grant Cutler and the Gorgeous Lords at the Turf Club, 10/20/10

    ​Grant Cutler and the Gorgeous Lords EP releaseOctober 20, 2010The Turf ClubIf Grant Cutler was at all nervous about how his new EP would fly with fans, he didn't let on at last night's EP-release show at the Turf Club's Clown Lounge. And with support from the talented Holly Newsom, Marvin Devane ... More >>

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    October 20, 2010

    Grant Cutler on making music and moving on

    ​If Grant Cutler had it his way, he would probably tell you that there's not really much to know about his music. It's not like he's a big deal, after all, and as I ask him about his project Grant Cutler and the Gorgeous Lords, the conversation flows in and out of what he's working on and what he' ... More >>

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    October 19, 2010

    Surfer Blood to be featured in next week's City of Music

    Photos by Dajana Bartulovic​The MPLS.TV crew went to the Varsity last week to film a special live "touring band" version of City of Music with Surfer Blood, who happened to be passing through town. The video won't be ready until next Monday, but you can preview a few photos from the Surfer Blood s ... More >>

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    July 26, 2010

    Skivvie scandal at the Minnesota Historical Society

    ​Boxers or briefs? At the Minnesota History Museum, Har Mar Superstar wears both. As part of their latest exhibit, the Minnesota History Center has rewritten history by redesigning the Beatles' famous Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover. In honor of "The Beatles! One Night Stand ... More >>

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    January 19, 2010

    Flyer of the Week: Andy Elwell CD release

    One show, two totally different but equally fantastic flyers.

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    May 7, 2008
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    April 21, 2004

    "We Can't Be Stopped!"

    The Plastic Constellations discuss manpiles, drinking games, and the best spring break ever

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    January 28, 2004

    Goodnight Saskatoon!

    The Unicorns get lost in the Twin Cities; Humiliation comes to Hip-Hop Night

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    September 8, 1999

    The Adults Are Alright

    With a messy start and a star-making buzz, the Plastic Constellations have emerged as local rock's fountain of youth