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    10 Surprising Simon and Garfunkel Facts: How They Met, Their Fights, and More

    Simon and Garfunkel were an American musical duo who hit the scene in the late 1960s and were known for their folk rock sound. They’re most known for their hit songs like “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “Mrs. Robinson,” “The Sound of Silence,” and more.  Although this on-again-off-again duo often made musical magic together, their relationship […] More

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    16 Best Movies About Music

    Movies about music always top the charts as some of the best movies of all time. While some movies about music are set up as musicals, others tell the story of an artist’s rise to fame.  Either way, the movies about music genre is huge, and there’s something in it for everyone. We’ve made a […] More

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    Heilung Awakens the Souls of Myth

    “I don’t always listen to Heilung, but when I do…so do the neighbors.” So said an audience member at the Heiluing show, and I feel it. While their reputation is growing, Heilung is not yet a household name. The folk group, which formed in 2014, travels worldwide, rattling bones with performances that evoke our ancient […] More

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    [Photo Gallery] Blue Ox Music Festival Day One

    Day one at Blue Ox Music Festival is always the shortest day, but sets the tone for the 3 day event. This year the sun was out while The Pistol Whippin’ Party Penguins kicked off the evening. Local favorites Them Coulee Boys added the charm, while Railroad Earth closed the Main Stage with a solid […] More

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    LASKA weaves together an introspective gem with Endless Patcher

    Pop-folk group LASKA follows in the footsteps of sister-fronted bands like Haim, Joseph, and The Andrew Sisters, all the while rejuvenating the genre with their own special dynamics. The release party for their second album, Endless Patcher, was at the Amsterdam Bar in St. Paul on June 3, and featured an exceptional lineup. Hannah, Bex, and Mookie Morton […] More

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    Liz Longley Opens a New Chapter in Life

    Last night, the Twin Cities saw the return of Nashville-based songwriter extraordinaire Liz Longley. Pandemic aside, it’s been a while since her last visit through Minnesota. We caught up with her before the show to talk about life, music, and the new road ahead. Her last soiree was back in 2019 supporting Delta Rae, which […] More

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    Possessed by Paul James enthralls the Hook and Ladder

    Live Music, at its best, is nothing if not a highly emotional experience. This is true almost by definition. The most memorable concerts are the ones that resonate with you deeply on a level beyond a simple fun night out, whether that be because of your response to the artist or the music itself, or […] More

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    78 Interesting Facts About Singer Ed Sheeran

    Ed Sheeran is a British singer and songwriter who has created more than 120 songs, and the musician has released five major albums. He created his first album in 2006, yet the musician became a well-known celebrity during 2011. He’s sold millions of records over the course of his impressive career. Ed Sheeran has a […] More

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    Humbird residency at Icehouse flourishes

    Any artist residency goes through transitions, themes, and variations on each show of the month.  Music in Minnesota is attending each show, documenting the story, the artists, and all the photo memories from Humbird’s residency at Icehouse. Residencies are important to local musicians to develop, experiment, and grow their music in an organic way like […] More

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    Humbird builds a house for us all in “Still Life”

    “What happens outside a house can deeply shift a person’s internal world” ~Humbird The residents of Minnesota were subjected to a whirlwind of happenings in 2020, that still are shaking the foundations of our community. For Siri Undlin (Humbird) and Adelyn (Addie) Strei, they happened upon a collection of songs that wouldn’t have been written […] More

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