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Song-Telling Tuesday: Haley and the Poetry of a Patriot

“Anyone can do ambient sounds, but it’s all about the feelings. Anybody can throw paint on a huge canvas and call it Jackson Pollock, but...

Song-Telling Tuesday: Junior Choir and the Light of Loss

“Poetry doesn’t hold any meaning if it’s explained to you.” ~ Jesse Baker Songwriting Junior Choir is a trio of veteran musicians who have played...

Melbourne Artists Alex Lahey & Kingsbury Rock the Turf

Disclaimer: I may have an obsession with Australian female songwriters. There have been some major women artists who have come from down under. Sia, Iggy...

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....