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Song-Telling Tuesday: Ryan Holweger and the Sincerity of Observations

“I feel like sometimes I’m a little blunt. I like there to be some sort of mystery to it instead of just being told what...

Phantogram “STARS” in Return to the Twin Cities

The Palace Theatre hosted a sold-out crowd for the newly ‘First Avenue starred’ Phantogram last night. The duo of Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter, oftentimes...

Song-Telling Tuesday: Major Days and the Education of Lyricism

“I’m not about to be an artist that doesn’t challenge my listener to a new idea or perspective. If my music isn’t challenging you, then...

ON THE RADAR: Ian Valor & The Vendettas Releases New Video “If I’m Your Man”

Set to release their debut album All Right All Riot this coming October 20th, Ian Valor & The Vendettas have dropped a new music video...

Thunderpussy Rocks Minnesota Pantless

Having personally spent 3 years living in Seattle, when Pacific Northwestern rockers Thunderpussy announced a tour date for Minnesota, it was a no-brainer for me....

Song-Telling Tuesday: Author and the Density of Identity

“It’s stressful when you’re trying to make a career out of it but, at the end of the day, it’s extremely fun to play music....

Song-Telling Tuesday: Jake Jones and the Heritage of Songs

“I never really edit that first line because whatever comes out is the idea. Then your ego takes over and you start developing a story....

Song-Telling Tuesday: Meg Kirsch and the Feeling of Figuring Stuff Out

“I’ve realized that writing about a fictional character is my way to create enough space to tell the story that I want to tell.” ~Meg...

Lord Huron Takes Us Camping At Surly Brewing

I’m convinced Lord Huron sounds better outdoors. Having seen them perform at Red Rocks Amphitheater earlier this year, there’s something about Ben Schneiders’ singing amongst...

Song-Telling Tuesday: Josh Cleveland and the Roots of Writing

“I think the glory of it all is that the meaning of songs can evolve. People have different interpretations. As a songwriter, if you’re open...