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    The Armory Reopens in the Twin Cities & It’s Just What We Needed [Photos & Review]

    Wow, wow & wow. That was the only word in my vocabulary during my night covering the debut concert at the renovated concert venue, The Armory. Constructed in the 1930’s, the building was originally built by the National Guard. It was also used as the venue for civic events, political conversations and also hosted exhibition games for […] More

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    Com Truise Brings The 80s Aesthetic to the Exchange

    It was yet another frigid cold night in Minneapolis, the roads were garbage and the wind was biting. I’m sure every single one of us knows the drill. I was ready to transport myself to 1983 Miami, where the synths were plentiful and the weather was actually nice. What better artist to go see than […] More

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    Matisyahu & Common Kings Bring The Feel Good Vibes To First Ave

    I think it was over a decade ago when I was introduced to the magic that is Matisyahu. His track “Beat Box – Live,” a freestyle beat box track from his live album “Live at Stubb’s” absolutely blew me away. Before that beat boxing was treated as almost a joke to me, but after hearing […] More

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    XXYYXX & Chrome Sparks Play A Brilliant & Intimate Show at The Exchange

    It’s hard to stand out in the electronic music scene these days. With countless acts both signed and unsigned putting out music on the daily it is hard to draw and keep a following. However, if you have been closely following the electronic acts of the five years, the names XXYYXX and Chrome Sparks have […] More

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    Big Wild & Big Gigantic: Ain’t No Party Like A Onesie Party

    Originally, after a long week of work, I was going to have a nice calm Saturday night. And then, I decided to cover the Big Wild & Big Gigantic show at Myth Live. Full disclosure: I tried to cover this event in my own dinosaur onesie, but ended up tripping over my tail a few […] More

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    GRiZ Says It Loud Once Again At The Myth

    I mean what can you say? When you go to a GRiZ show, you’re guaranteed an electro-funk filled show packed with bright lights, an undeniable swagger, and great friends you didn’t even know before the show. GRiZ took the stage at Myth on the coldest night of the fall so far, and even though snow […] More

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    Cults Returns to Twin Cities with Their Brand of Dark Dream Pop

    When you listen to Cults, you often find yourself recalling hearing their songs sometime in the distant past. Their songs evoke a lot of memories of the dream and synth-pop acts that found themselves front and center of the music scene back in the early side of the 2010s and in some cases the origins […] More

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    Oh Wonder & Jaymes Young Dazzle A Packed First Avenue

    Oh Wonder & Jaymes Young marked their first American stop of their tour with a high energy show at a packed First Avenue. Complete with bright lights, emotional pop ballads, and screaming fans, both Oh Wonder & Jaymes Young delivered an authentic and genuine show to remember. The set opened up with Jaymes Young, a singer-songwriter […] More

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    Echo & The Bunnymen & Ester Drang Return to First Avenue on American Tour

    Echo & The Bunnymen, consisting of two original members, Will Sergeant & Ian McCulloch returned to First Avenue on Wednesday evening. They were joined by Broken Arrow, Oklahoma band Ester Drang, a relatively unfamiliar band to the Twin Cities, Ester Drangs music filled the main room with flowing downtempo guitar riffs, vocals & synths, that […] More