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    March 4, 2014

    Get Cryphy: Our theme this year is "Game Six"

    Twin Cities DJ crew Get Cryphy had a pretty huge 2013. A year ago, DJs Plain Ole Bill, Jimmy 2 Times, Last Word, and Fundo's triumphant five-year anniversary party at First Ave cemented their reputation as the reigning kings of the Twin Cities nightlife. Drawing on the skills they've honed backing A ... More >>

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    February 25, 2014

    Get Cryphy tap Big Freedia and Spank Rock for 6th anniversary

    Time to really get stoked about the Get Cryphy 6th Anniversary celebration on Friday, March 7. Get Cryphy's past Mainroom shows have been chock full of brief hype sets from a slew of local rappers interspersed with the crunk and hyphy madness, and it's always been a way to truly bring the house ener ... More >>

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    February 19, 2014

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 2/19-2/25

    This warm week brings several shows to the Twin Cities. Lucius (above) will be playing a sold out show at the Cedar Thursday while Greg Brown sells out the next day. Strange Names plays the Triple Rock Thursday and Jeremy Messersmith spends the weekend playing two shows at First Avenue. Th ... More >>

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    December 26, 2013

    The best concerts in the Twin Cities this week: 12/25 - 12/31

    Happy Holidays, internet pals! While not too many acts are playing venues this Christmas, plenty of bars are still open for business. There's also plenty of places to ring in the New Year, including First Avenue's Dance Night, The Turf Club's Cover Band Show, Davina and the Vagabonds at the Dakota o ... More >>

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    February 13, 2013

    The best concerts in the Twin Cities this week: February 13-19

    Valentines Day week has arrived! Whether you plan on celebrating Valentines Day with a special someone, alone, or with your multiple cats, be sure to check out Lucy Michelle & The Velvet Lapelles' Greatest Valentines Mixtape show at the Cedar Cultural Center. On Friday synth-pop band Usonia rele ... More >>

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    May 25, 2012

    Chuuwee on Watching the Throne, his Soundset approach

    By Mike MaddenRelated:Bambu on the L.A. riots' 20th anniversary, his Soundset debutTraveling from his native Sacramento to take over Shakopee, Chuuwee might be the best bet among this year's Soundset freshmen to blow up by the time May 2013 rolls around. Not long removed from his excellent Wa ... More >>

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    May 25, 2012

    Truthbetold on Tribe & Big Cats! next record, Soundset strategy

    By Mike MaddenRelated:How Rhymesayers set up the Soundset FestivalOne of the groups set to make their Soundset debut this year, the duo of the Tribe and Big Cats! was born out of a somewhat unlikely relationship. MC Chris "Truthbetold" Hooks spent parts of his youth in Chicago's south side and began ... More >>

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    May 24, 2012

    Big K.R.I.T. on country rap, dream cars, and playing Soundset

    Related:How Rhymesayers set up the Soundset FestivalSoundset 2012 lineup announcedDanny Brown on XXX, almost signing to G-UnitFrom the jump, Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T is full of interesting paradoxes. He represents dirty-south rap with endless country swag that juxtaposes hip-hop's decidedly ... More >>

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    May 24, 2012

    Bambu on the L.A. riots' 20th anniversary, his Soundset debut

    Related:*How Rhymesayers set up the Soundset Festival*Danny Brown on XXX, almost signing to G-Unit*Big K.R.I.T. on country rap, dream cars, and playing SoundsetBy Mike MaddenRealizing Bambu deliberately released his debut album, self untitled..., 10 years after the 1992 Los Angeles riots, it's ... More >>

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    May 23, 2012

    Danny Brown on XXX, almost signing to G-Unit

    ​Related:How Rhymesayers set up the Soundset FestivalSoundset 2012 lineup announcedDetroit's foul-mouthed rap innovator Danny Brown is several years older than many of his XXL Freshman Class counterparts at age 31, but in many ways his style is fresher than any of them. Last year's free album XXX ... More >>

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    April 23, 2012

    Marijuana Deathsquads' Boston Massacre at Turf Club, 4/20/12

    Wade Boggs' Wicked Boston Baked Bash with Marijuana Deathsquads, Weird Boggs, Plain Ole Bill, Baby Boys Turf Club, St. Paul Friday, April 20, 2012 When the details were posted no one could've been fully prepared for this gig. The bizarre promo video didn't exactly clarify things either. The lineup ... More >>

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    April 17, 2012

    Ten local songs the Minnesota Twins should play at Target Field

    Related:Minnesota Twins phase out local music programming, amp up Top 40 hitsIn 2010, the Minnesota Twins won 94 games and were Central Division champions, but last year they slid to 63-99. Chalk this collapse up to injuries, disastrous pitching, or Delmon Young, but don't discount the role that a m ... More >>

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    November 29, 2011

    TC Hip Hop Awards post 2011 nominees

    ​The process for the annual TC Hip Hop Awards has always seemed a little mysterious, and this year's poll is no exception -- with little warning or ceremony, the awards show's hosts have published a comprehensive list of 2011 nominees to their sparse website and opened up the poll to the public fo ... More >>

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    September 7, 2010

    Get Cryphy, a Twilight convention, and a party at Solera: Slideshows from the weekend

    Photo by Kevin O'Meara​The weather was cooler this weekend, but so were the happenings. Though the cities were more chill thanks to families out of town, people taking road trips, or flocking to the fair for one last cheese curd, a good time was still had by those who ventured beyond the main a ... More >>

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    April 16, 2010

    Dessa Darling bringing a lit-bent menagerie to the Guthrie

    Photos by Isaac Gale​Taking place at the Guthrie the evenings of May 5th, 6th, and 7th, Cadence is a three-night series curated by reliably erudite writer/rapper/poet and fresh from tour Dessa -- a celebration of sorts and an event that will end up somewhere between heady oratory, ensemble perform ... More >>

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    October 23, 2009
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    January 30, 2009

    Introducing 'Aw Naw HELL Naw' with Jimmy 2 Times

    New column by local DJ/promoter Jimmy 2 Times. Get familiar (and grab Plain Ole Bill's new mix!).

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    June 25, 2008
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    June 25, 2008
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    September 18, 2007

    Picked to Click XVII: complete ballots

    Here are the 84 ballots counted in this year's Picked to Click poll, alphabatized by the voters' names. Ballots without numbers attached, or without otherwise specifying an order of preference, were counted "in no particular order," with each choice getting 3 points. (First choices got 5 points, sec ... More >>

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    September 17, 2007

    This year's Picked to Click winners!

    In alphabetical order, here's a complete list of bands that showed up on ballots submitted to this year's City Pages Picked to Click "best new band" poll, which will be published this week: 40 Watt Bulb A Night in the Box Abzorbr Accelerated Love Affair After the Burial Akai Alison Scott Allison R ... More >>

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    December 16, 2006

    City Planner: Weekend Edition (12/16-17)

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    Dibbs: Cincy native, occasional Atmosphere DJ, metal as fuck, recruited by El-P ... More >>

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