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  • Blogs

    August 12, 2014

    R.I.P., Run Westy Run founding member Kyle Johnson

    Kyle Jason Johnson, who played bass and rhythm guitar for Minneapolis rock band Run Westy Run, died among family and friends on Friday. Born September 1, 1959, he was 54. He is survived by his two beautiful children. "He was a very creative and talented artist and musician, and he was loved and supp ... More >>

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    June 11, 2014
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    December 20, 2013

    Run Westy Run: There are going to be a lot of surprises happening on stage

    If there's anything that can be said for Minnesota music in 2013, it will forever be minted as the year of the 80's Minneapolis "Heyday" band reunions.Famously, the Replacements reunited after years of nagging from their fans. Soul Asylum continued to soldier on in an amalgamation of themselves. Mos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 9/11-9/17

    Twin Cities music never stops and this week is no exception. The Xcel welcomes Michael BublĂ© Wednesday, and Blake Shelton Thursday. Animal Collective play their rescheduled show Wednesday at First Avenue. Wednesday also brings two new residency nights, GRRRL PRTY's at Icehouse and Usonia at Ca ... More >>

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    September 11, 2013
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    July 11, 2013

    Meat Puppets' Curt Kirkwood: I'm probably not cut out for a regular job

    Over the course of their distinguished 30-plus years in the music industry, Meat Puppets have brazenly ignored trends, hype, and expectations, while simply going about things their own distinctive way. Formed by brothers Curt and Cris Kirkwood in Phoenix in the early '80s, Meat Puppets were one of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    Meat Puppets at the Turf Club, 11/12/11

    Photos by Nikki Miller​Meat Puppets November 12, 2011 Turf Club There's something magical about seeing old SST bands. I doubt it's that the L.A.-based punk/hardcore/jazz label necessarily had a strong influence on the bands whose records they put out, but rather that founder Greg Ginn had his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2007
  • Music

    June 9, 2004

    Harmonic Convergence

    Zebulon Pike and the fastidious art of kicking ass

  • Arts

    December 11, 2002

    Poster Children

    A basement print shop in St. Paul creates bold propaganda for latter-day rock