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    Amanda Yang Releases New Track “Sideline Girl”

    Minnesota alt-pop singer and songwriter Amanda Yang has released her first-ever original song after 3 years of working on covers, song rewrites, and collaborative tracks with fellow performers.  Amanda began her music career at the age of 15 with a passed-down guitar. Born and raised in Minneapolis–St. Paul, she likes to call herself a “DIY artist and […] More

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    Caleb Dee Opens Doors in “Closet Space”

    Straight from the opening thump of Caleb Dee’s new single “Closet Space“, there’s a pull and curiosity of what’s behind those opening lines. “Been a little while since you’ve went away Found a pair of shoes in my closet space” A blend of Charlie Puth, early John Mayer, and slices of pop/rock bands COIN and […] More

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    Author’s New Single “On An On” Can’t Be Let Go

    Minneapolis brothers Trevor and Cameron Bartlett formed Author with immediate success, performing all around the Twin Cities at notable venues like First Avenue/ 7th Street Entry and the late great Triple Rock Social Club. Joined by multi-instrumentalist Zach Zurn, the band has continued to develop and gain exposure with opening up for local darlings Motion […] More

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    Sarah Krueger Crafts a Lush Return as Lanue

    Duluth’s Sarah Krueger was feeling detached from her previously released work. She set out to a small studio near her hometown of Eau Claire, WI and in the course of two separate sessions, she recorded a collection of songs that have become Lanue (pronounced LA-new). The project stands confidently immersed in a fresh backdrop of […] More

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    ON THE RADAR: Social Nous release two new singles ahead of debut EP

    Local up-and-coming band Social Nous are worth keeping an eye on. The band features seasoned local musicians Joe Harris, Griffin Roseland (both from Immaculate Beings), Mac Kuschel, and Sawyer Unzelman. Based in St. Paul, they describe themselves as psychedelic and political experimental rock. It isn’t too far off to compare them to Pink Floyd. The Social Nous […] More

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    ON THE RADAR: niiice. Has Two More Home Shows Before 2020 Hits

    St. Paul, Minnesota’s very own niiice. is playing a show on November 26th with Stars Hollow, Miloe and Wrister at The Fallout Arts Initiative in Minneapolis. niiice. played at The Garage in Burnsville, Minnesota just a few months ago with headliner Oso Oso. They’re quirky attitude and heartfelt lyrics make niiice. a band worth seeing […] More

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    New Music Friday: Rich People (“No Age”), Modest Mouse (“Ice Cream Party”)

    “No Age” – Rich People (Rock) by Katie Ahrens Last Friday, Philadelphia-based mellow-rock band Rich People released their most ambitious single to date. With a raw and interesting way of writing about the human experience, and a humbleness to be admired, they stand apart from other up-and-coming bands in the scene. “No Age” is three […] More