Review – Mother Banjo & Ben Cook-Feltz – Christmas Came Early EP

By Brandon Henry

Mother Banjo and Ben Cook-Feltz’s EP Christmas Came Early is a soul-healing collection of songs that put you in the spirit of the season. Outshining bigger-budget affairs, the EP strays from the standards and dives deep into the holiday cannon with four songs that span a wide array of Continue reading

Slideshow – The 24th Annual Jimi Hendrix Remembered Tribute

Photos by David Tanner

With Jesse Johnson, Sonny Thompson and Michael Bland at First Avenue. Friday, December 2nd.

Review – Loss Molecules – Magnetic Ghost


Rebecca Marx

Magnetic Ghost is the captivating solo work of Andrew Larson. Larson’s sophomore release Loss Molecules is primed to shine a focused beam on the shoegaze, psychedelia prowess that has been dismissed in the Twin Cities music community for too long. Continue reading

Listen – c.Kostra – Heart to Heart


When color and beat envelop you, and you leave the pre-conceived notions of what your feelings about music are. Talented musicians rise to the top and c.Kostra will bring you to place you know you wanted to visit but you weren’t sure how to get there. Give it a listen and check out the live show.


Slideshow – The MN Mean Movement Tour Part III at Triple Rock


Photos By Vito Ingerto

Last Friday (Black Friday) Carnage The Executioner with Lt. Sunnie, BatMN, Channeling Grey, Just Wulf as well as many guests. There was a killer light show, and people painting in the audience. DJ  X-Caliber kept the beats going between sets. Our Photographer Vito Ingerto proclaimed “I’m more of a rock guy, but this was one of the best shows I’ve seen this year!”.

Carnage The Executioner Website

Review – Unemployment Blues – The Person & The People

Kelsey Simpkins

There’s something to be said for slow and steady wins the race. But there is also success in taking detours. The Person & The People are now subscribers of both with their latest release, Unemployment Blues. Continue reading

Listen – Real Numbers – Release Show 11/27


Real Numbers are jangle, shimmy, dark popping it up on their new album Wordless Wonder. You can check them out live, at the release show and pick up a copy of the new tunes on Vinyl (Courtesy of Slumberland Records) and Cassette (Forged Artifacts).


Live Video – The Blind Shake – Hymie’s Vintage Records 11/12/16


Rebecca Marx Photo/Video Credit Tony Nelson

If you have a yearning to see a local three piece that rocks the North Cal surf punk sound–think The Dead Kennedy’s or perhaps the offspring of Devo/Fugazi, check out this live video of The Blind Shake taken at Hymie’s Vintage Records. Continue reading