Ryan Cameron

  • News

    December 12, 2012

    Twin Cities Year in Music 2012

    From P.O.S. to Prince to Polica, 2012 was a golden year in Minnesota music

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    Let It Be Records' "It" unveiled in Target plaza commons

    CBS just got to tour Target's new office space on Nicollet Mall. As you may recall, this space was the old location for Let It Be Records, and a bit of a disagreement transpired when the store's owner Ryan Cameron wanted to reclaim all of his original signage. The two letters that remained in the ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Let It Be Records vs. Target: The blow-by-blow

    Last week, we reported that Let It Be Records' Ryan Cameron aired a justifiable grievance with Target. For some reason, a huge local company is holding on to a couple of letters that used to be part of the signage outside his shop for a private "art installation." Never mind that Target could likely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Let It Be Records' history isn't Target property, former owner says

    See Also:Let It Be Records Is ClosingThe triumphant return (almost) of Let It Be RecordsTarget won't stock gay R&B star Frank Ocean's Channel Orange, cites "guest demand"Target is stiff-arming Let it Be Records' former owner for the "It" from the store's old marquee. After 16 years in the locati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    50 cool facts about the Minnesota music scene

    Here's a not-so-secret fact about Minnesota music: People love to talk about how much they love the scene here. Musicians from both out-of-state and the Twin Cities have gone out of their way to pen odes to our town and its vibrant community, from Atmosphere to Lucinda Williams Tom Waits to Mark Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    10 Biggest bummers of the decade for Minnesota

    The local stories of the Aughts that made us saddest.

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    Let It Be Records to hold another huge sale this weekend

    Get ready to dig through another 10,000 records from Ryan Cameron's personal archive.

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008

    The triumphant return (almost) of Let It Be Records

    letitbe-thumb.jpgLet It Be Records owner Ryan Cameron will open up his collection to the public once again next weekend at Hennepin Stages.

  • Music

    October 29, 2008

    The Beastie Boys say it's time to get Obama Illected

    Mike D. talks patriotism, politics, and why the Beasties are excited to return to the Twin Cities after a decade

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2005

    Open email from Ryan Cameron

    Open email from Let It Be owner Ryan Cameron: When I was a kid, my mom used to tell people that I learned how to read off the labels of the 45s my older brothers had passed on to me. While it did not provide an extensive vocabulary, by the age of 5 I certainly knew who the Beatles were and their son ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2005

    Let It Be Records Is Closing

    Let It Be Records Is Closing Faced with news that his building would be turned into 46-story condo tower later this year, Let It Be Records owner Ryan Cameron had two choices: relocate or close. "It was me who made the decision not to relocate," he says, speaking over the phone Thursday afternoon. " ... More >>

  • Arts

    May 20, 1998

    The Suburbs, the Replacements, Soul Asylum--Twin/Tone Records

    Minneapolis label's proprietor, Paul Stark, is making a play for the future

  • Music

    November 26, 1997

    Return to Sender

    Best Buy announces that the CD-release party is over.