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Like the Midwest, Slipknot is at the Crossroads of Metal

Table of Contents Calamity & VisceraMid-West CountercultureMore Fire Is Always a Good ThingThere’s a Metalhead in All of Us Calamity & Viscera Slipknot is a...

I’m Thankful for my Minni-Anjuna Family

Table of Contents A Time to Give ThanksMinnesota Nice…ishBurned OutSerendipity Now! A Time to Give Thanks If you’re counting, it’s been a year of, shall...

Is Porter Robinson the most meta man in electronic music?

Table of Contents My Back Hurts, BroMade By a Sadboi for SadboisVideo Screens? Boo Hiss.**Exceptions for Laptop-Shaped StageThe Verdict:BRB. TTYL. [Melodramatic AIM Away Message^] Yeah,...

The Hilltop Hoods & Aussie Hip-Hop have a Home in Minnesota

Table of Contents How Did This Happen?It’s Hard Out Here for a P.I.M.P (Predominately International Music Performer)Old School? You Have My Attention.A Concert Like a...

“We Remixed our Album with an Orchestra. Which is More Time-Consuming, Expensive and more Soul-Crushing than it sounds.” An Interview with Hip-Hop Artist Matt Lambert of Hilltop Hoods

Hilltop Hoods are making their return to Minneapolis on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at The Fine Line Music Cafe. I was able to have a phone...

The Night Rezz Turned the Armory into The Upside Down

Table of Contents Best Editing or Best Picture?The Rezz show on Halloween at the Armory didn’t earn any of those individual superlatives.But superlatives don’t matter...

Sabrina Claudio Plays an Intimate & Authentic Show at The Varsity

Table of Contents Minneapolis NewcomerSabrina sans OpenerA Real Conversation With The AudienceIn The (Jazz) Club Minneapolis Newcomer It’s been about two years since I heard...

Maggie Rogers Takes Us On a Journey Through the Last Three Years at The Armory

Table of Contents Third Time’s the CharmBut First, Feminism“If you’re not a feminist, you probably shouldn’t be here.”An Encore for AlaskaHey Maggie, We’ll Leave the...

GRiZ Rides Waves At The Armory

Table of Contents Old School (Kinda)Episode 3: Ride WavesTeamworkBottom Line?Encore? What Encore? Old School (Kinda) It’s an awesome feeling to see an artist like GRiZ...

Coachella 2019 Recap: In The Midst of it All

Table of Contents An Undeniable EnergyDay one was upon us.A Stage To The WorldDay One: Our First TasteDay 2: A Sample of The Influencer LifeDay...