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Tap Your Foot to the Danish Party Music of Gangspil

  Take a quick break (you deserve it!) to enjoy the music of Gangspil, an award-winning Danish musical duo that traveled all the way to...

Emcee Yevrah Won’t Be Silenced. Instead He’s Going to Shine.

Yevrah, a Hip-Hop/Neo-nusoul Emcee out of Saint Paul. Born in East St. Louis, IL, his politically charged music speaks on injustice and traumatic tragedy that...

Vocalist Jada Brown Finds Power in a Microphone

Jada Brown, affiliated with the Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibwe, is a vocalist and poet who is passionate about engaging in creative resistance work....

Eric Mayson Is Everywhere. And That’s Amazing.

  Eight or nine years ago, one of my roommates went to a show at the Cabooze featuring this new hip-hop group called Crunchy Kids. He...

A New Film Explores How Jay’s Longhorn Broke Punk Rock Ground

Back in the early days of the Twin Cities punk scene, there was Jay's Longhorn in Minneapolis. After opening in 1977, the Longhorn swiftly...

Paul Guthrie Lights It Up Like a Rock Star

Anyone who has worked with lighting designer Paul Guthrie knows him as Arlo. It’s just the way it is. He’s an affable, creative, professional,...

8 Love Songs by MN Music Makers

Love it or leave it, Valentine's Day has arrived. Whether you prefer to think of the holiday by its common moniker or by something...

This Prince Set the Stage for the Minneapolis Sound… In 1896

  During the Civil War, an African-American boy fled slavery and became a messenger boy for a Minnesota Officer. The boy, Prince Albert Honeycutt, followed...

A New Symphony Explores Love, Loss and Rondo

  Ever wondered what it's like to write a symphony? For several months, we've been following interdisciplinary artist PaviElle French as she wrote her first symphony,...

Remembering Willie Murphy

  A force to be reckoned with in the Minnesota music scene, Willie Murphy’s songs were political, bombastic, loud, edgy – but he could also write a memorable love...