Foster the People came onto an elaborate stage with a vibrant light show at The Myth in Maplewood, Minnesota on Monday, August 4th 2014. Mark Foster used the entire stage playing every instrument available. The crowd consisted of everyone from screaming teen fan girls in the front to middle aged parents bobbing in the back. Impressive […]

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  Let’s start off with the deluxe version of your album, Forever Halloween. Why should people be buying it? Jared: It’s fucking awesome for one! Seriously though it’s really cool. Couple of tracks that we had recorded while making Pioneer & Forever Halloween. One of the tracks is called ‘Ice Cave’ and we had actually […]

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Rhode Island natives ‘Scare Don’t Fear,’ are getting their first taste of a national tour with Vans Warped Tour 2014 and deliver one hell of a set at every event! We got a chance to talk with Frankie and Chris on the Shakopee leg of the tour to talk about signing with KBB and their […]

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We got a quick minute with Pablo of Chelsea Grin before his set at Vans Warped Tour to talk about the new album and more!   What was it that made this album a little longer than some of the other stuff dropped in the scene? Pablo: There were actually even more that we could […]

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The All Stars Tour 2014 at Skyway Theater in Minneapolis Minnesota held great energy. Touring bands such as I See Stars, The Acacia Strain, Like Moths to Flames, Slaves, Mutrix, Betraying the Martyrs, Palisades, Sworn In, Upon this Drawing, Kublia Khan, and Handed by the Thousands killed the stage. These bands brought everyone there off […]

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Allison Weiss has an incredibly familiar sound of youth that makes you want to get together with your friends in Dinky Town, or head to Lake Calhoun. Maybe that won’t make sense to the non Minnesotan’s out there, but to us that means Allison’s sound brings about good feelings and inspiration in the best kind […]

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The Show Last Night got the opportunity to interview the brand new band featuring Jeremy Shada (aka Finn) of Adventure Time! Make Out Monday came out of left field with a hot single called ‘Hope Less Romantics’ and immediately caught our attention! With their first show coming up this Saturday at the House of Blues in San […]

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Dirty Heads are out touring right now promoting their new album ‘Sound of Change,’  and their first night was at The Cabooze right here in Minnesota! We sat down with John & Jared while they were visiting to ask some questions and what they’ve got in the works.     Tell me about Summer Meals […]

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Check out their single for ‘Theopany’ below!   One does not simply have a boring conversation with the Minneapolis local metal band By The Thousands. I got to talk with them on a number of different topics ranging from a new EP to how they got started and even…karaoke? Article by Tyler Norkunas // Photography […]

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Mod Sun just got off warped tour and was on his way back to his home in Minnesota. It was decided to throw a last minute party at The Garage and it was INSANE. The price of the show was one dollar. Over 1,100 fans showed up to The Garage and the venue had two […]

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After going through an almost entire band revamp, Watch Them Fly is going harder than ever with a dedicated crew. We sat down with them for updates on the EP, and life as a new band. I understand you guys went through a pretty big group change within the last year? Paul: Yeah it was […]

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      Intro: Chris Duke My first Basilica Block Party was one hell of an event! I was in great company with our friends over at Cities 97 and our TSLN crew Izzy Commers and Connor Sidehow. Hope you enjoy these photos, and be sure to check in later this week for Day 2 of the event! […]

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Minneapolis, MN: HOT DAMN! No, really. Sabastian doubles on vocal and lead guitar, Tristan Craig hits base, and they have just added a new drummer.  Photos by Alexander Just // Written by Ron Janzen We caught up with Hot Damn! as they were setting up their July 4th outdoor set. if I were to copy and […]

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Household. -by Izzy Commers- -Photos by Izzy Commers and Alexander Just If there’s one thing to be said about Household, it’s the sense of community they bring to the local music scene. No matter what genre, bands are welcomed with open arms to play at their house (The Household), and as they put it. “We […]

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Here’s some of the photos from day one here in Des Moines. Few favorites of the day include: Ziggy Marley (though we weren’t approved to photograph him), Minneapolis natives Pert’ Near Sandstone, Best Coast, the free parking everywhere in Des Moines and the food. Check back tomorrow or something

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This week I got to sit down with James and Gavin out of Minnesota’s newest addition to the local music family, Rally Cap!   Listen to their new single right HERE!   Interview by Raechelle // Photos by Tanner How would you guys describe your sound? You know sound wise, genre wise, I know there’s […]

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Only two words can properly sum up the night, Rock & Roll. The Gonzo Tour Featuring Foxy Shazam and Larry and His Flask at Mill City Nights could be best described as a party. Not the sophisticated boring kind that your grandma and grandpa come out to so they can smother you with hugs and […]

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Slug and Ant representing Minnesota to the world. Perfect song choice and great performance. Cannot wait to see them with Imagine Dragons in a couple of weeks. Pick up their kickass new album Southsiders below and give the whole thing a listen.

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  An enthusiastic crowd filled the 7th Street Entry at First Avenue on Thursday night for Minneapolis-based band American Scarecrows CD release show to celebrate their second album Yesteryear. The 90 minute performance heavily favored their new material which features roots in country, rock and folk. The show started with “The Peak” and ended with […]

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You heard right. Atmosphere and Imagine Dragons are playing at the TCF stadium in Minneapolis on July 12, 2014. There are a limited number of FREE tickets available. Go to THIS WEBSITE to see all the details and and snag your free ticket at 10:00 AM today! (Thursday 6/19) You can request up to 4 general […]

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I got a chance to listen to Twin Cities local favorites American Scarecrow’s sophomore album Yesteryear prior to Thursday’s upcoming album release show @ 7th St Entry and wow. This is definitely an album worth picking up upon release. This album presents a new level of talent in multiple ways. It is one of those albums you […]

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We sat down with Andrew Rasmussen, vocalist of Astral Blood, to get the scoop on what the band is up to. I’ll start off with a potentially loaded question. What genre would you describe your band as? I would define Astral Blood as an atmospheric black metal band. Damn. How did Astral Blood come to […]

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So who is all in the band? Alec: Myself, Cameron, Ervin, Austin and Drew. Cameron: “Andrew.” Alec: Oh yeah I mean Andrew, haha. Now you all were in previous bands/projects before OCTW, right? Alec: Pretty much yeah. Not to get specific with names or anything, but I was in a shitty “Pop Band.” Cameron: I […]

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Spending Mother’s day with Nickel Creek at the State Theater in Minneapolis could have only been better if my Mother was actually there. Having been a long time listener to Nickel Creek, this was my first time experiencing them live. Friends and family who have had the pleasure of attending one of their shows have […]

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Soundset was nothing short of spectacular this year, the weather even happened to agree. Canterbury Park smelled like Colfax Ave in Denver on 420 for most of the day and obviously into the evening. For the most part a very easy going, friendly and good looking crowd of people sold out this year’s Soundset which […]

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