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    February 19, 2014

    Web of Sunsets smooth out, slow down on Room of Monsters

    In Web of Sunsets, three self-described "wallflowers" have created an informal support group for one another. It's a necessity for music that lingers on intimate moments, shared in turn by each member: Sara Bischoff, with a wool cap pulled down over her hair; Sarah Nienaber, with her long bangs and ... More >>

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    November 6, 2013
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    October 3, 2013

    What we talk about when we talk about Lorde

    Without knowing Lorde, I'll admit that she seems likeable. On paper, a 16-year-old riding a hit single and already getting to share her artistic dreams to a huge audience is inspiring. Adding to that, the New Zealand native often mentions in interviews that her poet mother put lots of good books in ... More >>

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    September 19, 2013

    Iron & Wine at First Avenue, 9/18/13

    Iron & Wine with WidowspeakFirst Avenue, MinneapolisWednesday, September 18, 2013Don't come to an Iron & Wine show expecting low-key, subdued set. Well, you can expect it -- but those expectations will only be met for a small portion of the show. Sam Beam and his epic beard brought along a 1 ... More >>

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    April 18, 2013

    Web of Sunsets: There's just more space for nuances

    The three members of Web of Sunsets -- Sara Bischoff, Sarah Nienaber, and Chris Rose -- are all soft-spoken. So soft-spoken, in fact, that they joke about not being able to talk to each other during band practice. Nestled inside their space at Trax Studio -- separated by a tangle of microphone stand ... More >>

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    December 28, 2012

    Twin Cities New Year's Eve live music guide to good decisions

    Ah, New Year's Eve. The biggest party night of the year -- and arguably the biggest headache. So many spots, so little time. Planning your NYE is on the same level as devising a tactical strategy for tax evasion or creating a really sick Halloween costume. How can you guarantee you won't end up in s ... More >>

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    February 9, 2012

    Heartless Bastards' Erika Wennerstrom on Coffee Mugs, Valentines, & Jim Eno

    ​Heartless Bastards are gearing up for the release of their fourth album, Arrow on February 14. It just so happens that Arrow is the band's strongest record to date. It features a more versatile mix of psych, glam, classic rock, porch blues, R&B, funk and spaghetti-western. Singer/guitarist ... More >>

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    January 10, 2012

    Radiohead, The Black Keys, Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg to headline Coachella

    ​After quite a bit of speculation (and many customary fake announcements), the lineup for the Coachella Music and Arts Festival was released yesterday, with the Black Keys, Radiohead, and Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg serving as the headliners. The massive music festival, held each spring on the Emp ... More >>

  • Music

    December 1, 2010

    Alicia Wiley steps out with Both Sides

    Singer-songwriter's fifth album teems with airy piano-pop

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    April 11, 2007
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    January 14, 2004

    Real Life Rock Top 10

    Mr. Airplane man call out from Memphis, Sacred Harp Singers reclaim the bible belt, and Hootie's reputation heads south

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    July 10, 2002

    Odds and Ends

    The dap dip, the reefer man, and the best Parisian disco album

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    April 12, 2000
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    September 29, 1999

    Bad Chemistry

    The Chemical Brothers give creative electronica a beat-down

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    November 19, 1997

    Evolution Radio

    Zoning Out: New Zone 105 recruit Brian Oake.

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    December 18, 1996