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  • Blogs

    August 21, 2014

    Wits 2014 fall season lineup announced

    MPR's hugely successful music and sketch-comedy show, Wits, has held the attention of Twin Cities fans for years now. But instead of staying put in the familiar confines of Saint Paul's cozy Fitzgerald Theater, Wits is now expanding its reach for their just-announced fall season. In addition to hit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Lizzo's next gig is on a Toronto streetcar

    After Lizzo led her GRRRL PRTY crew through a hot live set at Northern Spark on the same weekend that the Green Line opened between Minneapolis and St. Paul, the talented breakout MC has public transportation on her mind again. On Wednesday, as part of Toronto's NXNE Music Festival, Lizzo will perf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2013

    Macklemore: The term "conscious rapper" is very outdated and played out

    By Vanessa QuilantanYou might not have been familiar with him early last year, but in the time since Macklemore's album with Ryan Lewis, The Heist, dropped in October 2012, he's become a household name. With "Thrift Shop" and "Can't Hold Us," and his latest, gay-equality rap single (that feels str ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    Koo Koo Kanga Roo on their 30-song album, and the youth of today

    Minneapolis pop group, Koo Koo Kanga Roo came up with the idea to release an album of 30 songs -- albeit each song is only a minute long -- a few years ago and have finally finished up their ambitious project. Critters represents a high watermark in many aspects: it's a culmination of wicked humor a ... More >>

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    April 11, 2012
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    October 22, 2010

    CMJ Day 3: Jaill, the Blow, Screaming Females, and more

    Jaill joke around at Webster Hall's the Studio‚ÄčThere's something to be said for sleep deprivation amidst towering talent and charming people. Thursday's marathon was completely dominated by women; shredding, bellowing, musing, and farting. Day three was a doozy.

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    May 12, 2010