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  • Walk the Moon @ Palace Theater

    Flashing lights, face paint, and sticky, beer covered floors: all a stark contrast to St. Paul’s historic venue, The Palace Theater. The Walk the Moon concert on Saturday, Feb. 24…

  • Manchita Q&A

    I had the chance to sit down with Manchita, the effervescent singer, rapper, and University of Minnesota alumnus. Sipping an Ice House gin and tonic, Manchita told the story of…

  • POLIÇA @ First Avenue

    Debuting their collaborative album, “Music For The Long Emergency,” the main room of First Avenue opened their doors to Minneapolis synth-pop band Poliça and Berlin-based orchestral collective, stargaze. Poliça teased…

  • “Loma”

    Loma’s self-titled debut album is a delicate introduction to the band’s profoundly unique sound. It’s a sound that can only be described as celestial, with Emily Cross’s voice hovering lightly…

  • Kimbra @ The Cedar Cultural Center

    The Cedar Cultural Center opened its doors to Kimbra on Monday, Feb. 5 with a glance at her year-long tour for her latest album “Primal Heart.” Though Kimbra became famous…

  • Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life

    The Wombats album review

  • Q&A: 26 BATS!

    26 BATS! is a Minneapolis-based band that fuses multiple genres–funk, soul, jazz, alternative rock and hip-hop–to create a unique sound. I spoke with lead singer Bailey Cogan and bandmate Karl…

  • Black Panther: The Album

    Kendrick Lamar’s curated soundtrack for “Black Panther” hit the top of the Billboard 200 tracks as the Marvel masterpiece set new box office records during its $201.7 million opening weekend….

  • The Post

    It’s no wonder why “The Post” movie is attracting so many people – especially journalists and those interested in news. The Post came out on Jan. 12 in all theaters,…

  • Little Dark Age

    MGMT If you are tempted to turn off MGMT’s “Little Dark Age” halfway through your first listen, give it another chance—you won’t regret it. The electro-indie duo emerged once again…