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The Verve (Band)

  • Blogs

    July 17, 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 start things off this week with Trampled By Turtles performance on the Late Show with David Letterman. We're also featuring a great collection of new music videos from Ti ... More >>

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    May 16, 2014

    Two Harbors: We made this record so I could tour Abbey Road

    Most bands don't dare book studio time at Abbey Road before they've even written a song for their new album. But for the local Anglophile indie rock quartet Two Harbors working in that hallowed venue was a longstanding dream of theirs. So, frontman Chris Pavlich booked the studio time well in advanc ... More >>

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    April 16, 2014

    My six-week-old recognized the song I sang to him in utero

    The transportive power of music never ceases to amaze me. Whenever I hear the Verve's "Bitter Sweet Symphony," it's suddenly 1997 inside my head; I'm back in high school, daydreaming while sitting on my bedroom floor, and my little blue boombox's dial is tuned to my favorite radio station, which pla ... More >>

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    November 1, 2013

    The Mercury Music Prize is far superior to the Grammys

    For a high school/college kid in the early '90s, it was easy to get fed up with the U.S. mainstream's increasingly homogenized take on popular music -- especially whenever the disappointing Grammy Awards came around every February. The Grammys have always had an elderly, buttoned-down air to their w ... More >>

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    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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    January 23, 2013

    Jose James channels his idols

    Switching from jazz to soul, James evokes Al Green and Marvin Gaye on No Beginning No End

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    July 16, 2010

    Meet your Bassgasm DJs, Vol. 2: Heavygrinder, Keith Mackenzie, and Christian Bruna (MP3s)

    It's almost that time, bass fanatics. Woody McBride's second takeover of First Avenue in six months goes down in just one week. Next Friday, more than 60 DJs will descend upon the club and play some of the funkiest, ear-splitting, heavens-opening tracks known (or not known) to man for nearly 10 ho ... More >>

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    October 21, 2005

    Jazz Singer Shirley Horn Dead at 71

    Jazz singer Shirley Horn died last night after a long illness. She was 71. She was elected to the Lionel Hampton Jazz Hall of Fame in in 1996, and in 1998, she won the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Performance for her tribute to Miles Davis, I Remember Miles.

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    February 20, 2002

    The Mouse That Roared

    James Lindbloom brings eclectic sounds to his Roaratorio record label

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