Photographs by Alexander Just Written by Casey Carlson   Lydia Liza was standing at the back of the audience she had just performed in front of, fans who noticed her stopped, hugged, and thanked her for her music, before wandering back into the crowd as Jake Bugg began his set. “It’s not really that exhausting” […]

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  A gentile rain tumbles to earth. Nurturing life, it satisfies the dry ground’s thirst, while replenishing the streams and waterfalls. Then, suddenly, it increases; lighting crashes, thunder booms and the skies are alive with wide emotion. You feel life, death, and the charge of change in the moist air. After the skies empty there […]

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Written by Ron Janzen FOXTRAX swung thru Minneapolis Wednesday. Fine Line Music Café was the home for their unique flavor of rock. Pleasing the enthusiastic crowd were Vocalist, guitar and key player Ben Schneid, drummer Jon Stenz, with Jared Stenz on base. TSLN sat down with the band to see what’s up. Hailing from Long […]

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It’s been over 5 years since Brt Rynlds and Charles Bronson, better known as Sex Burger, made their presence known performing and djing disco boogie funk around town. Their unique sound and show took dance floors by storm before their hiatus. Now Sex Burger is back at it again with Dan Staddon sitting behind the […]

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Dj Ben Sims and Mike Gervais joined together for the first time in Minneapolis. Ben Sims is a revered techno artist from the UK and Mike is a hard-working Midwest techno artist. The next time this duo will happen might be in London. It was an amazing show with so much talent and energy.

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Britleigh got to hang out and photograph  the metal band Hurricane Joe. Hurricane Joe is a Duluth band who has moved to the Twin Cities. They are having their first local show at The Cabooze tomorrow night. They are a fresh but old school metal band. They are known in Duluth for their  harsh vocals and relentless […]

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Last night, Billy Talent performed at The Varsity Theater, also known as the place with the best bathrooms in America. The Canadian rock band has played Lollapalooza and Warped Tour, along with scattered shows along many of the northern American states. Since the release of their self-titled debut in 2003, Billy Talent have cemented themselves as a generation-defining rock […]

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The Show Last Night cannot function without our photographers. We understand that. And we love that. This article is dedicated to the hard-working photographers on The Show Last Night’s photo team. We asked every photographer we’ve worked with this year to pick their top five favorite concert shots that they’ve taken throughout 2015. It’s been a […]

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Alexander Just is an active contributing photographer for The Show Last Night. But if you ask him what he photographs, he would call himself a portrait photographer. For this segment of Behind TSLN, I sat down with Alex to ask him a few questions about his venture with his own photography. What motivated you to […]

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In Behind TSLN, I’ll delve into some of the people who help make this website work. I’ll ask them questions about their time in The Show Last Night, along with questions about their own endeavors. Because hey, we’re all entrepreneurs here. I decided to sit down with Tanner Morris and ask him some questions. Tanner is more than […]

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  Minneapolis post hardcore/ emo trio, Remo Drive, have just announced a two song single which is due for release on November 10th. The first of the two songs to be released, ‘Breathe In’, is explosive and hardcore influenced instrumentally- but mirrors the emotional content of their previous releases. On the digital release date (November […]

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Northlane is out on tour following the release of their newest record Node. Anyone who follows Northlane will know that they have been putting forth some very big changes. While they recently parted ways with former vocalist Adrian and welcomed into the band Marcus Bridge, they also formed a sound that is much different and […]

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I can’t tell you how stoked I was when we got the opportunity to interview Juliet Simms. She has been in the industry a long time now and is so under rated. I sat down with her after her set on Vans Warped Tour and talked Automatic Loveletter, haters, and Juliet’s incredible drive to keep […]

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ChugChugWob are a metalcore/electronic act straight out of the Twin Cities. They have been around the block, and are definitely a force to be reckoned with. You like to party? Come to a ChugChugWob show. I recently chat up the dudes in Chug, and we talked about the release of their debut album, Redemption. Here’s how […]

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During the Civil Unrest Tour, we got an opportunity to talk with Alexis of Straight Line Stitch to hear about the new EP!     How many tracks are available on your latest EP, Transparency? Alexis: This is a 6 track EP. Who did you guys work with on this EP? Alexis: We actually went […]

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Recently I sat down with, and got to know the members of Sapphire Empire, a pop, R&B, jazz experimental band from Canada. Let’s start with your name, then what do you play? Gaby, guitar Anatol, keys Lucas, bass Selci, lead vocals Ben, drums Emily, trumpet back up vocals Decarlo, trumpet Where are you from? And how […]

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Alesana holds a special place in my heart. They were a band that I didn’t know much about when I first started doing interviews, but have since become one of my favorite bands to follow. When you see them live you are allowed into their crazy Story Land full of time travel, poetry, and sweat… Lots of […]

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Hailing from the land of peaches, Triathalon are spreading their motown-inspired surf jams across the country, and even though these dudes are on the last leg of their tour, they’re still bringing the heat. Before their Treefort performance at Crazy Horse, I caught up with Adam I. (Vocals, Guitar), Adam L. (Bass), Chad (Drums), and Hunter (Guitar, Synth) to […]

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The Hippo Campus interview:    On Friday night, Taylor Hanson and Connor Siedow sat down at The Bad Waitress with the guys from Hippo Campus to ask them a few questions. From left to right, Turntan, Stitches, Espo and Beans had a lot to say about their experiences so far, and what’s to come. Humble and […]

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Taylor Hanson and I sat down at the Spyhouse on Broadway in Minneapolis today to talk with Allan Kingdom:   So Allan, you were born in Canada? “Yeah, yeah.” So where else have you lived? What made you come out here? “My mom’s work. I moved out here when I was younger. I was born in Winnipeg, […]

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Taylor Hanson, one of the newest members to The Show Last Night team, and an excellent photographer; shot and interviewed the Millenium.   For the Millenium, time hasn’t stopped since the release of their EP in early 2014. In fact, these guys have been at this for a while, and their passion and hard work […]

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Almost 15 years as a band and Yellowcard is still going hard. Though the members have faced their fair share of trials and tribulations, they turned Mill City Nights upside down for one hell of a show. We were lucky enough to sit down with Ryan Mendez before the party started to talk about the […]

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Interview by: Genna Skouge Photos by: Genna Skouge     I got the chance to take promos and do a little interview with the two front men of Empty My Lungs, Bryant Beckermann and Andy Pritchard. Bryant and Andy both have a lot of experience in music: writing, composing, and performing. Empty My Lungs has […]

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Interview by Tanner Morris I’m here with Mark Sands and Tanner Leier from the band If I Ran The Zoo. How’s it going guys? Tanner: Good man! Mark: It’s going, haha If I Ran The Zoo is a rock/metalcore band from Fargo, ND. But you guys have had an impressive impact on the local music […]

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I had a chat with Andrew Rasmussen of Astral Blood today about their new EP:   I’m here with Andrew Rassmussen of the band Astral Blood. Sup Andrew? Hey Tanner ! I’m just sitting here being a loser listening to my own music haha Haha! Nothin wrong with that. Especially when it’s brand new music. […]

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Matty Mullins of Memphis May Fire has been one busy dude. Tour after tour promoting Unconditional, as well as his solo project with Cameron Mizel. We were fortunate enough to get some time with Matty while on his current tour with MMF before their tour ended to talk about God, mental health, and what is […]

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