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Merge Records

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    October 29, 2014

    Reigning Sound: "I would love to work with Bobbie Gentry"

    Reigning Sound | Triple Rock Social Club | Wednesday, October 29 Greg Cartwright is the kind of niche genius that sends hearts fluttering with his every move -- albeit hearts belonging to a small but dedicated following of rock nerds. His work as a journeyman songwriter took began in the Memphis gar ... More >>

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    October 23, 2014

    Ex Hex's Mary Timony: "We Don't Have Anything to Prove"

    Ex Hex | 7th St. Entry | Friday, October 24 Mary Timony isn't convinced that rock 'n' roll is dead. She's living, shredding proof that it's not. It was alive in the strange verve of Autoclave. It was alive in the unaffected sincerity of Helium, and it was all but kicking and screaming through each a ... More >>

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    March 10, 2014

    Arcade Fire at Target Center, 3/8/14

    Arcade FireTarget Center, MinneapolisSaturday, March 8, 2014Win Butler is either one of the best rock stars in the world, or one of the worst. He can't dance and sweats a lot. He's overly tall and still feels the need to stand on stage monitors to make himself look even more gigantic. Essentially ... More >>

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    August 27, 2013

    The Love Language: This was the first cabin record to piss off the neighbors

    Maybe it's something in his laid-back Carolina demeanor, but you've gotta give Stu McLamb credit for taking everything in stride. After accidentally stumbling on to lo-fi gold in 2008 with a suite of bedroom-recorded breakup songs that would become his first album as the Love Language, he's weathere ... More >>

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    July 16, 2013

    Piñata Records: Folks drinking and swearing and brainstorming

    They might have chosen the name Piñata Records, but the four members of Southside Desire who founded the label have hardly stuffed it with the unexpected. With two releases last year, and a third out this weekend, Piñata has put perceptions of the "throwback" act on its ear by giving it a distinct ... More >>

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    June 19, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 6/19-6/25

    So it's starting to actually feel like June! It's just in time because there's TONS of outdoor events to be had. Saturday marks the 10 Thousand Sounds Festival featuring the Walkmen, Free Energy, Greg Grease, Strange Names and more. Sunday Uptown celebrates the recent nice weather with music from&nb ... More >>

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    June 19, 2013
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    January 9, 2013

    Korda Records hits all the right notes

    New indie label collective combines talents from four local bands

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    September 17, 2012

    Bob Mould at First Avenue, 9/15/12

    See Also: Bob Mould is rock-solid Sugar back catalogue to be re-issued on Merge Records Bob Mould with All Eyes West First Avenue, Minneapolis September 15, 2012 There was a moment at the end of Bob Mould's show at First Avenue on Saturday night where the legendary songwriter with enduring local t ... More >>

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    August 7, 2012

    Bob Mould shares first new track from Silver Age, "The Descent"

    See Also: Bob Mould bringing Copper Blue to First Ave in September Craig Finn and Bob Mould agree that rock is often noisy There has been a flurry of activity from Bob Mould as of late. In addition to the just-released remasters of the entire Sugar catalog, and a lengthy U.S. tour which finds Moul ... More >>

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    June 7, 2012

    Bob Mould bringing Copper Blue to First Ave in September

    Fresh off of recently announcing a long-awaited series of remastered reissues of the Sugar back catalogue, as well as a forthcoming record featuring his first brand new material since 2009, Bob Mould thrilled Twin City music fans by announcing that he would finally be bringing his celebrated Copper ... More >>

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    May 22, 2012

    Sugar back catalogue to be re-issued on Merge Records

    While Twin City music fans wait patiently to see if Bob Mould ever announces a local live performance of his classic Sugar record Copper Blue in its entirety, Merge Records announced that they will be re-issuing and remastering the band's stellar but all-too-brief back catalogue on July 24. A re ... More >>

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    October 11, 2011

    Kid Dakota and Markéta Irglová top October 11 releases

    ​Approximately 10 years after the release of his debut EP So Pretty, Kid Dakota's fourth album Listen To The Crows as They Take Flight is out today on Graveface Records. With a decade worth of vocal heavy songwriting under his belt, Dakota has worked at honing his explosive melodic tenor into a mu ... More >>

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    October 10, 2011

    Wye Oak's Andy Stack talks one-handed drumming

    The irregularly touring Explosions in the Sky are certainly enough reason to head to Monday's sold-out First Avenue show, but the Baltimore duo Wye Oak are great reason to show up early. Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack released their stellar third album Civilian on Merge Records earlier this year, and th ... More >>

  • Music

    December 1, 2010

    Superchunk return after nearly a decade

    Mac McCaughan reflects on the re-emergence of his seminal '90s band

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    December 1, 2010
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    December 1, 2010
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    May 21, 2010

    Sheridan Fox of His Mischief talks tonight's show, Midwest vs. East Coast, and jungle juice

    Photo courtesy of His Mischief​As singer/guitarist for the slyly under-the-radar and wildly under-appreciated His Mischief, Sheridan Fox's trademark Merge Records-meets-Sunset Strip howl and smart, simple riffing is the framework for some distinctively crafted, multilayered pop songs. Fox is a ve ... More >>

  • Music

    March 10, 2010

    London's the Clientele talk of their unique chemistry and uncertain future

    James Hornsey and band come to the Cedar for show with Field Music

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