Taylor Nelson

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    September 2, 2014

    The first taste of electro-rockers Tired Tongues

    After the sudden dissolution of Twin Cities electro-rock duo Wiping Out Thousands, guitarist/beatmaker/producer Taylor Nelson didn't remain idle for long. He has partnered up with drummer Adam Szczepaniak (The Phoenix Philosophy) to form another electronic project called Tired Tongues. They're stil ... More >>

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    November 18, 2013

    BNLXFest II at Cause, 11/15-16/13

    BNLXFest II With BNLX, Gloss, Blue Sky Blackout, Wiping Out Thousands, Fury Things, Frankie Teardrop, Two Harbors, Pink Mink, Flavor Crystals, and DJs Jake Rudh and Ricky Maymi Cause Spirits & Soundbar, Minneapolis November 15-16, 2013 Throughout the two fast-paced nights of BNLXFest II at Caus ... More >>

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    April 22, 2013

    Roster McCabe at the Cabooze, 4/19/13

    Roster McCabe With Wiping Out Thousands, Steez The Cabooze, Minneapolis Friday, April 19, 2013 Roster McCabe has that unmistakable, indescribable festival vibe, the kind that says everything's going to be okay -- even though the rain is threatening to flood your campsite. At their first show in Min ... More >>

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    March 4, 2013

    Are You Local? at Mill City Nights, 3/1/2013

    Are You Local? With Solid Gold, Sims, Wiping Out Thousands, L'Assassins, Carroll, Bad Bad Hats, Audio PermMill City Nights, MinneapolisFriday, March 1, 2013The Twin Cities takes a lot of pride in their local music scene -- and much of that pride is warranted. Sifted from a group of 223 entries, Bad ... More >>

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    February 19, 2013

    The 14 Twin Cities college bands you need to hear

    Gimme Noise's fondest memories from college aren't set in $100 million athletic centers or on perfectly manicured lawns, but rather in dingy basements and coffee shop stages. The student music scene has always made big contributions to the Twin Cities as a whole -- local immortals like the U of M's ... More >>

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    January 14, 2013

    Twin Cities Best New Bands at First Avenue, 1/11/13

    First Avenue's Best New BandsWith the Chalice, Wiping Out Thousands, John Mark Nelson, Actual Wolf, Eleganza!, Strange Names, and Bomba de LuzFirst Avenue, MinneapolisFriday, January 11, 2013 With 50 percent of the 2012 Picked to Click cast on display, plus Eleganza! and Bomba de Luz for good measur ... More >>

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    December 19, 2012

    Twin Cities musicians on Christmas music at its best and worst

    Each December, you can bet your bough of holly that if a retail space has a PA system, it will pause its cheaply licensed Muzak in favor of Christmas' more expensive, but consumer-enabling, catalogue. Radio stations will cease regular programming for weeks, often witnessing an increase in listenersh ... More >>

  • Music

    October 31, 2012

    Wiping Out Thousands capture starving artistry

    Electronic duo talks about not selling product, but giving their art to an audience

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    October 17, 2012

    Picked to Click 2012

    After hundreds of ballots and votes, the best of the best new bands have been chosen

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    October 16, 2012

    Picked to Click 2012: #3 (tie). Wiping Out Thousands

    #3 (tie). Wiping Out Thousands: 71 pointsWiping Out Thousands is a two-person electronic project with an energy and a sound so fresh that you'd think they dropped out of a Futurama episode. It's fitting, then, that their name is derived from Adam Toffler's 1970 futuristic novel Future Shock. Through ... More >>

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    August 28, 2012

    Wiping Out Thousands' This Came First cover, release date, track listing unveiled

    See Also: West Bank Music Festival with Astronautalis, 8/18/12 Wiping Out Thousands talk new album and free music ahead of West Bank Music Festival After giving Gimme Noise a brief progress report on the status of their debut full-length during a recent interview, Wiping Out Thousands have just ann ... More >>

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    August 20, 2012

    West Bank Music Festival with Astronautalis, 8/18/12

    West Bank Music Festival With Astronautalis, Wiping Out Thousands, Bloodnstuff, Brass Messengers, MaLLy, and moreWest Bank, MinneapolisSaturday, August 18, 2012See Also:Slideshow: West Bank Music FestivalWiping Out Thousands talk new album and West Bank Music FestivalWest Bank Music Festival with De ... More >>

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    August 17, 2012

    Wiping Out Thousands talk new album and free music ahead of West Bank Music Festival

    See Also: West Bank Music Festival lineup and schedule Wiping Out Thousands drop new video for "Mass Nerve" Wiping Out Thousands revive David Bowie's "Let's Dance" live Local electro-rock duo Wiping Out Thousands went from being just a musical idea stored on a laptop to setting local stages on fir ... More >>

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    June 12, 2012

    The New Monarchs' new electro-indie album "will knock the wind out of you"

    Electronic duo the New Monarchs have carefully crafted a collection of songs that suggest renewal of a genre that is often cannibalistic in its music. On the new album, Stay Awake, Sean Hogan and Taylor Nelson do not bother with little else than creating a flood of gentle, nimble sounds that are spa ... More >>

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    March 30, 2012

    Wiping Out Thousands revive David Bowie's "Let's Dance" live

    ​Wiping Out Thousands' considerable prowess has exploded in a whirl of color, synthesizers, and menacing beats over the past couple months. Just in case there was any doubt of this local electro outfit's legitimacy in a live setting, here's a recording from last weekend's gig at Hell's Kitchen, wh ... More >>

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    March 16, 2012

    Wiping Out Thousands drop new video for "Mass Nerve"

    ​Local electroclash duo Wiping Out Thousands have been creating quite a stir within the Twin Cities music scene as of late. In addition to blowing everyone away with their recent opening set for Yacht at the Entry (where they essentially stole the show from the headliners), they have also gene ... More >>

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    February 28, 2012

    Wiping Out Thousands tease new song "More Than Five Million"

    ​Wiping Out Thousands has brought a new brand of beats to the Twin Cities. The electro-pop duo of Alaine Dickman and Taylor Nelson have an arsenal of danceable material on the recently released and plaudit-garnering Reaction Machine EP. But that wasn't enough. Eager to build off the momentum of a ... More >>