User banner image
User avatar
  • Erik Ritland

  • Posts65

Posts

Five songs that you didn’t know this legendary band was capable of

Twin Cities songwriter and Music in Minnesota editor Erik Ritland releases a new article every Friday. Ranging from fun lists to serious music commentary, they...

The Beatles: 10 Essential Songs Playlist (1963-1966)

Twin Cities songwriter and Music in Minnesota editor Erik Ritland releases a new article every Friday. Ranging from fun lists to serious music commentary, they...

Is it worth having arguments online? Plus new single “Promises” (Erik Ritland isn’t so Bad podcast #3)

If you’re a creative type who loves music, songwriting, big ideas, and having a lot of fun, Erik Ritland isn’t so Bad is your kind...

Late-era Bob Dylan masterpieces from Time Out of Mind to Rough and Rowdy Ways

Twin Cities songwriter and Music in Minnesota editor Erik Ritland releases a new article every Friday. Ranging from fun listicles to serious music commentary, they are...

Seven Questions with Ryan and Pony: Musical foundations, the Melismatics, famous friends, and more

Seven Questions features deep dive interviews with local bands, songwriters, and personalities. Their music, their influences, what makes them tick, their earliest memories, what books they’re reading, what...

Seven Questions with Low’s Alan Sparhawk: Inspirations, first gigs, Low’s catalog, more

Seven Questions features deep dive interviews with local bands, songwriters, and personalities. Their music, their influences, what makes them tick, their earliest memories, what books they’re reading, what...

Seven Questions with Dan Israel: First gigs, favorite books, being Bob Dylan, much more

Seven Questions features deep dive interviews with local bands, songwriters, and personalities. Their music, their influences, what makes them tick, their earliest memories, what books they’re reading, what...

New single and streaming shows from alt-folk rock songwriter Dan Tedesco

Hear Dan Tedesco’s new single, “2444,” here. Please consider supporting his music, as his entire discography is on sale for any price, and be sure to...

A tribute to beloved songwriter John Prine

One of the great artists of our time, songwriter John Prine, was unfairly taken from us on April 7th. He died from the COVID-19 virus....

Sun Ra and the cosmic spaceways of the Heliocentrics’ Infinity of Now

Welcome to the fifth edition of Music in Minnesota’s New Music Friday series! We’re doing things a little differently this week. Instead of a featured...