Spencer Wirth-Davis

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2014

    The Best New Minnesota Musicians of 2014

    Just after 9 a.m. we'll announce which local artist tops the poll of critics, promoters, fans, and general scene know-it-alls we call Picked to Click. This field features budding stars from both sides of the Mississippi, an age range of nearly half a century, genres that haven't even been invented ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Top 10 must-see Minnesota music videos this week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. We get things going at Local Frames this week with an intimate Spaces Session from John Mark Nelson, featuring three new songs from his forthcoming album. We've also got new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Best Twin Cities albums 2012: Staff lists

    The waterfall of opinion flows s'more today with a collection of the best albums released locally in the Twin Cities in 2012. As opposed to the list that appeared in this week's issue, these are 14 distinct opinions on what was impressive in the past year, and a bunch of links to the related stories ... More >>

  • Music

    December 12, 2012

    Best Minnesota albums of 2012

    From Big Cats to Chastity Brown, local gems showcased their talents

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    Big Cats! at Cedar Cultural Center, 10/11/12

    Big Cats!With The Chalice and K. RaydioCedar Cultural Center, MinneapolisThursday, October 11, 2012It's certainly been a productive year for Spencer Wirth-Davis, the hip-hop producer better known as Big Cats!. With some full-length rap albums under his belt, including The Tribe and Big Cats' Space a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    Big Cats! For My Mother record release show is tonight at the Cedar

    Tonight at the Cedar Cultural Center, Big Cats! (aka Spencer Wirth-Davis) is having a record release party for his highly inventive, and deeply personal, new album, For My Mother. There's a great feature on Wirth-Davis in this week's City Pages, documenting the desperate struggle and ultimate succes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2012

    Local Frames: Videos from the Tallest Man On Earth, Wiping Out Thousands, Toki Wright, and more

    As the Twin Cities music scene grows, more and more artists are creating music that demands our attention. Combine the music with talented filmmakers locally and beyond, and you have a fruitful mix of distinct skills that generates more locally connected music videos than ever before. While it's im ... More >>

  • Music

    April 28, 2010

    Guante: A warrior with words

    An afternoon with the Twin Cities poet and rapper