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Newly-Renovated NorShor Theatre Celebrates with Local Music Showcase

It was an exciting night last weekend at newly-renovated NorShor Theatre in downtown Duluth. The marquee was up, the curtains drawn, and a buzz of...

A Tiny Concert That Led to Big Things

“We pulled the weeds out til the dawn Nearly too tired to carry on Someday we’ll linger in the sun” Gaelynn Lea is a classically...

Judah & The Lion Take On Palace

Judah & The Lion returned to the Twin Cities in full force this weekend for the tail end of their “Going to Mars” tour. Last...

Emancipator & Ensemble’s Stellar Performance at Fine Line

It was an interesting start to the night, walking into Fine Line Music Café. Shedding my winter gear and checking out opening act Flamingosis‘ Pepto-bysmal-pink...

Rachael Yamagata’s ‘Tragically Beautiful’ Performance at the Icehouse [INTERVIEW]

The day I talked to Rachael Yamagata over the phone, it had been a shit week. Being a freelancer, jobs come and go. I had...

Kimbra ‘On Top of the World’ at the Cedar

Many of us know the sheek, Milla Jovovich-esque Kimbra from Gotye’s mega-hit “Somebody That I Used to Know.” You know the one–nude, forlorn Gotye who...

ON THE RADAR: APORIA Album Release and Performance at Icehouse

The first time I saw Julia Floberg and the Delphia Cello Quartet was on a lazy, summer evening nestled in the back of Lowertown’s Black...

Lissie’s Return to Icehouse: From I’ve Had Better Days to Best Days

Lissie isn’t your typical singer-songwriter pop sugar–such as Colbie Caillat, Ingrid Michaelson, or Sara Bareilles. You know what I’m talking about, the kind of comfort-food...

Typhoon’s Broody New Album at the Turf

Portland’s orchestral indie-folk collective, Typhoon, hit the Turf Club this week, showcasing their fourth album “Offerings,” a record ridden with ominous storytelling and a melodramatic...

Jeremy Messersmith’s Obscenely Optimistic Performance

When the world becomes dark–clouded by spiteful, political spars, weighed down by strained relationships, or hit by grief–it’s easy to become jaded. It’s difficult to...