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Zach Sobiech

  • Music

    December 11, 2013

    Twin Cities Music Yearbook 2013

    Low taught us how to drone, Prince brought back breakfast, and there were a million reunions

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2013

    Zach Sobiech's "Clouds" performed by choir of thousands at Mall of America

    The impressive story of Zach Sobiech keeps traveling on after the young singer's death earlier this year. On Thursday, about 4,000 of his fans gathered at Mall of America to sing and remember the brave 18-year-old who held tight to the songs in his heart even when cancer was attacking his body.The e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    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. This week emphatically kicks off with a new video from the Cloak Ox, drawn from their new album, Shoot the Dog. We're also featuring a bevy of terrific new clips from Hastin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts of 2013 (so far)

    At the halfway point of 2013's concert year in the Twin Cities -- things feel pretty satisfying. We've already experienced six months of polarizing sets, surprise shows, reunions, long-awaited returns, and this is before the Replacements have played a single note live.   Some the most deeply fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    Zach Sobiech's "Clouds" hits number one on iTunes

    Although 18-year-old songwriting phenom Zach Sobiech left us too soon, his song lives on in more people's lives than ever before. On Monday, his family announced that he had died, and ended several years of battling a rare strain of bone cancer called osteosarcoma. As the news spread, so did his ins ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2013

    Todd Rundgren at Varsity Theater, 5/20/13

    Todd RundgrenVarsity Theater, MinneapolisMonday, May 20, 2013There were signs hung all around the Varsity Theater on Monday night that, if you gave them a moment's pause, did plenty to set the tone for the evening. "Warning," they said, in big, black, capitalized letters. "There will be strobing lig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2013

    "Clouds" songwriter Zach Sobiech has died

    The prodigious singer-songwriter Zach Sobiech's trials with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, have ended. When his song "'Clouds" went viral last year, the teenager brought a wealth of hope and strength to his own situation and to countless others. On his Caring Bridge site today, his mother ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    SoulPancake releases Zach Sobiech documentary

    SoulPancake released a short documentary Friday on Zach Sobiech, the terminally ill, ever-optimistic Stillwater teenager whose song "Clouds" has been viewed by millions on Youtube. Sobiech was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, more than three years ago. After learning his co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2013

    Top Ten 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. This week we kick things off with the strikingly gorgeous new video for the Ocean Blue's soaring new single, "Sad Night, Where Is Morning?" which was deftly directed by vete ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    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.This week we kick things off with the first installment of Wiping Out Thousands' new video blog project, Crossing Wires, which aims to intimately and awesomely capture live pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    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. This week we lead off with another uplifting video from inspirational signer/songwriter Zach Sobiech. "Sandcastles" is a collaborative duet with Sammy Brown that only adds t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    Zach Sobiech: I hope a music career doesn't change who I am

    When he first wrote the song "Clouds," Zach Sobiech never imagined it would mean something to so many strangers. About three years ago, doctors diagnosed Sobiech, now a 17-year-old, with Osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. He's since been told it's terminal, and he could have only a few month ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    Zach Sobiech at Varsity Theater, 2/16/13

    Up, Up, Up: A Benefit for the Zach Sobiech FundWith Vicci Martinez, Apollo Cobra, Kevin Bowe & the Okemah Prophets, and moreVarsity Theater, MinneapolisSaturday, February 16, 2013Forgive the heavy hearts at the Varsity Theater on Saturday. Zach Sobiech, a prodigious 17-year-old singer-songwrite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    The best concerts in the Twin Cities this week: February 13-19

    Valentines Day week has arrived! Whether you plan on celebrating Valentines Day with a special someone, alone, or with your multiple cats, be sure to check out Lucy Michelle & The Velvet Lapelles' Greatest Valentines Mixtape show at the Cedar Cultural Center. On Friday synth-pop band Usonia rele ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 12, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 21, 2013

    The Current's 8th Birthday Party, Night One, 1/18/13

    The Current's 8th Birthday Party, Night One Featuring the 4onthefloor, the Twin Cities Funk and Soul All-Stars, Chastity Brown, and John Mark Nelson (with special guests Nicholas David and Zach Sobiech) First Avenue, Minneapolis Friday, January 18, 2013 While the Current's 8th Birthday party lacked ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    Local Frames: New videos from STNNNG, The Chalice, Dirty Baby, 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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    With months left to live, 17-year-old Zach Sobiech says goodbye through song [VIDEO]

    In November 2009, Zach Sobiech was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer that typically affects growing teens. Since then, he's endured numerous surgeries and months of chemotherapy.Unfortunately, the cancer spread to both of his lungs this summer, and Zach, 17, was recently told h ... More >>

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