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Tim Wilson

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2014

    The 8 best and worst places to take your Tinder date in the Twin Cities

    Ah, Tinder, the dating app dedicated to judging books by their covers: See a photo of a potential date, then swipe the screen to the left if you aren't interested or swipe to the right if you want to know more. It's the Cupid Shuffle of the next generation (though it often goes to the left, to the l ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 13, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    Urban Lights celebrates 20 years of record store madness in St. Paul

    If these walls could talk. Urban Lights is one of the longest-running -- and underrated -- music shops in the Twin Cities, and is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this Saturday at Nomad World Pub. That's a pretty big deal; anything lasting 20 years in these ADHD days is nothing short of a miracle, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Up in the air: How Minneapolis became a flyover city for major rap artists

    ‚ÄčIt was 1998, the Smokin Grooves Tour was in its second year, and a group of friends and I were geeked out about going to the show. Public Enemy, Gang Starr, Wyclef Jean, Cypress Hill and others were booked, but everyone was waiting and most excited for Busta Rhymes, known for his killer live show ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2007

    Picked to Click XVII: complete ballots

    Here are the 84 ballots counted in this year's Picked to Click poll, alphabatized by the voters' names. Ballots without numbers attached, or without otherwise specifying an order of preference, were counted "in no particular order," with each choice getting 3 points. (First choices got 5 points, sec ... More >>

  • Music

    August 2, 2006

    Mixtape, MN

    Local hip hop gets mixed up with the trend

  • News

    August 18, 2004

    One Nation, Invisible

    The untold story of local hip hop: 1981 to 1996

  • News

    September 3, 2003

    First Love

    The legendary bands. The terrifying toilets. An oral history that goes so far behind the music it will leave you at a gun range beneath the stage.

  • News

    September 18, 2002

    Picked to Click XII

    Hail the Conquering Heroes: Polls and Praise for This Year's Best New Artists

  • Music

    June 13, 2001

    Hoop Dreams

    Are Young & Da Restless the next local rap sure shots?

  • News

    July 5, 2000

    Rhyme out of joint

    Rising rap star Slug is a master at putting words in order. Now why won't his life fall into place?

  • Arts

    August 27, 1997

    It Takes a City of 366,000 to Hold Us Back

    A local hip-hop underground looks for the spotlight.

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