Matthew Sandstedt

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2014

    VAYNS: The universe aligned us together

    Experimental hip hop and R&B is coursing through VAYNS. The project combines the talents of two genre-busting locals, Botzy (Culture Cry Wolf) and vocalist/producer MunQs. Each song off their self-titled EP -- which features guest spots from Ashley DuBose and Sophia Eris -- was created in the mo ... More >>

  • Music

    August 21, 2013

    Dear Data jump genres

    The label-defying group blend styles on their debut EP

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    The Best Love is Free IV at the Fine Line, 2/9/13

    The Best Love is Free, featuring Cecil Otter with Later Babes, I Colossus and Sophia Eris Fine Line Music Cafe, Minneapolis Saturday, February 9, 2013Now that the Best Love is Free showcase and the Twin Cities have had a steady thing going for a few years here, it's become quite a prosperous and hap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Dessa's Blowout night in the Entry, 12/6/11

    Photos by Nick Wosika​Dessa with I, Colossus, Crescent Moon is in Big Trouble, and Hannibal Buress December 6, 2011 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis "I was chatting with some reporters on the phone beforehand and they were like, 'What makes your show cohesive?'" Dessa said as she greeted the audien ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Lovecat, Marvelle playing Music & Movies afterparty at Nick and Eddie warehouse tonight

    Lovecat photo by Ashley Gold​About a month back we wrote about a new series called GenreBeast that's been taking over the warehouse behind Nick and Eddie every Monday night this summer. Over the past few weeks the event has grown into a cool culture-clash that intentionally tosses together bands f ... More >>

  • Music

    June 1, 2011

    Al Church and State release mini-album Matter

    A satisfying record made on the fly

  • Music

    July 27, 2005

    Younger Than Yesterday

    Workaholic college kids make prog rock for clean-cut punks