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  • Blogs

    December 2, 2013

    Numero Group's Jon Kirby on Purple Snow: Everybody deserves to be celebrated

    Without Jon Kirby of Numero Group, there would be no Purple Show: Forecasting the Minneapolis Sound. For the label's 50th release, Kirby and his associates dug deep into the local history surrounding the amazing funk, soul, and R&B that was bubbling up in the late '70s and early '80s, and assemb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 9/25-10/1

    Even when the weather cools down, the Twin Cities music doesn't! Wednesday local rockers Usonia wrap up their residency at Cause while No Joy hits up the 7th Street Entry. Caroline Smith releases her latest record in the First Avenue Mainroom Friday. Saturday Ms Mr is welcomed by a sold-out show in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    Notable 2012 deaths in country music

    Get out your hanky so you don't spill a tear in your beer; from Susanna Clark to Kitty Wells, several legendary country singers and songwriters passed on in 2012, and their loss is felt keenly as our connection to a better time in traditional country goes slippin' away.

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    Me and My Arrow comb the Twin Cities for records (INTERVIEW)

    See Also:Prissy Clerks and Gimme Noise go shopping at Treehouse Records (INTERVIEW)West Bank Music Festival 2012 lineup and scheduleRed Fox Grey Fox reforms at West Bank Music FestivalWiping Out Thousands talk new album and West Bank Music FestivalWhile Minneapolis' Me And My Arrow have distilled th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    Doc Watson, country flatpicker, dies at 89

    He never had a chart-topping hit, but his guitar flat-picking and earnest, true-blue vocal take on traditional American music nonetheless influenced generations of country, blues and folk musicians and fans. Today we all mourn the passing of Doc Watson.Watson notably played a sold-out show at the Ce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    Slug: The Twin Cities' hip-hop scene is still over-saturated

    Related:Is Wiz Khalifa as "raunchy" as a Star Tribune writer says?Slug of Atmosphere: 'Prince was a shitty version of Rick James and Parliament'Top 20 best Minnesota musicians: The complete listJudging by the number of racist comments this blog weathers, some locals believe any amount of Twin Cities ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Kiss, Motley Crue lead Minnesota State Fair 2012 offerings

    ​The 2012 running of the great Minnesota get-together is starting to pile up a load of concert offerings for this August. Tops among the Grandstand Concert Series shows is the Minneapolis St. Paul stop on the Kiss-Mötley Crüe joint tour, which will be the first series of dates these two monsters ... 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

    April 23, 2009

    Minneapolis graduation rate dropping while national average up

    A study of the Top 50 cities in the United States shows a slight increase in high school graduation rates nationwide over a 10-year period, but Minneapolis failed to keep up pace.

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008
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    April 11, 2008

    Whither the Wolves: An Email Exchange

    Two tragically devoted Wolves fans discuss the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2007

    Let me guide U 2 the Chocolate Rain

    Are you keeping track of the point totals? Do you know who is winning the internets? Then you know Tay Zonday is one million YouTube hits and 9/29 Morning Communiqué

    China fires lasers at U.S. satellites, the U.S. Navy pulls out of Iceland, 50 versions of The Girl from Ipanema, the Casino Royale ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    April 5, 2006

    Neighborhood Values

    Who says living on a budget can't be sexy? New Uptown restaurant Duplex puts the date into cheap date.

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2005

    I Resent Being a Girl: Gap Ad Inspires Violent Rage

    Once, Sarah Jessica Parker played the titular role in the Broadway production of Annie. This was long, long ago, back when wigs were fashioned of mammoth hide, Playbill was a cave painting, and Daddy Warbuck's swimming pool was aslosh with primordial ooze. Unfortunately, it's 2005 now and Parker ... More >>

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