Robyn Lewis

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    November 28, 2012
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    November 28, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Liars at First Avenue, 7/17/12

    Liars With Unknown Mortal OrchestraFirst Avenue, MinneapolisJuly 17, 2012The music of Liars has always been tough to pin down. Their brand of untamed, dissonant experimentalism is impossible to compartmentalize or copy, talents that their fans certainly identify with. The trio has now taken anoth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    The Hounds Below: Preview photos from next week's City of Music

    ​For the next installment of City of Music, which debuts Monday morning on Gimme Noise, director Dan Huiting caught up with touring act the Hounds Below for a video shoot. Huiting tells us how he found out about the band:

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    March 22, 2011

    Minnesota SXSW 2011 invasion: Complete

    Photo by Ben ClarkPhantom Tails at SXSW​It's a strange thing, going from the constant cacophony of thousands of bands playing at once down to nothing at all. But it's a process that is as much a part of attending SXSW as all of the incidentals of the festival: BBQ, suntan lotion, beer, beer, beer. ... More >>

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    February 14, 2011

    Robyn at First Avenue, 2/13/11

    Photos by Denis Jeong Plaster​Robyn February 13, 2011First Avenue, MinneapolisFirst Avenue was sweltering hot. Even before pixie-haired Swedish songstress Robyn took the stage, the audience was sweating, stirring about with eagerness as members swayed to openers Natalia Kills and Diamond Rings.

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    February 9, 2011
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    January 31, 2011

    Craigslist Missed Connection: 'To the guy who puked on me at Jayhawks'

    Apparently the Jayhawks show wasn't as much fun for some people as it was for us. We were half-horrified, half-amused to find this Craigslist Missed Connection last night (thanks to our pal Robyn Lewis) from one of the band's unluckiest fans, who had to leave the show last night before the band came ... More >>

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    January 19, 2011

    Ms. Lauryn Hill at First Avenue, 1/18/11

    Photo by Ben Clark​Ms. Lauryn HillJanuary 18, 2011First Avenue, MinneapolisEveryone loves a scintillating, juicy headline. That's the only plausible explanation I can think of for all the hoopla surrounding Ms. Hill's current tour, as an overwhelming majority of people online and in attendance at ... More >>

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    November 16, 2010

    Voltage: Fashion Amplified 2011 bands announced

    Photo by Robyn LewisVoltage 2011 performers Pink Mink​Though Voltage: Fashion Amplified is still months away (149 days, 13 hours, 45 minutes and 42 seconds away, to be exact, according to a ticker on their website), planning is well underway for next year's hybrid fashion and rock show at First Av ... More >>

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    September 2, 2010

    The Great Rock and Roll Swap Meet, September 17 at the Hexagon

    photo by: Robyn Lewis​September 17th at the Hexagon Bar, prepare to be sold shit. A lot of it. The Great Rock And Roll Swap Meet is sort of upon us, and you are not ready. Unless you totally are ready to buy goods and crafts from some local notables like Laura Bennett, Christy Hunt and maybe (mayb ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010

    When Pink Mink met Scott Seekins

    Photos by Robyn Lewis​Anyone who has caught one of Pink Mink's incendiary live shows has likely heard their tune "Seeking Scott Seekins," an ode to one of Minneapolis's most notorious and recognizable artists. It wasn't until Tuesday night at our "4 Nights in Loring" afterparty at Nick and Eddie, ... More >>

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    April 6, 2010

    Titus Andronicus heave and ho at the Entry

    Photo by Robyn Lewis​Titus Andronicus put out their first record two years ago, with conceptually bold and personality shy Patrick Stickles fronting the band of New Jersey scrabble through a hot-shit year of surprising everyone, outshowing most bands they opened for, and having some barely underst ... More >>

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    July 6, 2009

    Weekend slideshow wrap-up: No Doubt, Haley Bonar, Elvis Costello & more

    It was a good holiday weekend to stay in the Twin Cities.