The recent storm clouds of public dissent seem to have momentarily lifted as Rock The Garden was once more held at The Walker this year after a ten million dollar renovation of the Sculpture Garden and a delayed re-opening celebration. The delay happened due to the controversy surrounding the sculpture “Scaffold” by Sam Durant, a controversy that resulted in its subsequent removal. [Read more…] about Review – Rock The Garden 2017 – The Walker Art Center/Sculpture Garden
Luckily we live in a city with a diverse music scene. We can go out and see punk, experimental, Indie pop, shoegaze and sometimes you hear stuff and you don’t even know what it is.
Then there is a folk, country and Americana scene. Kari Arnett has moved here all the way from rural south central Wisconsin to pursue a career in music and has done a good job acclimating herself to that scene. [Read more…] about Interview – Kari Arnett
I’m glad I’m at this phase right now because there was a time when I was thinking “You know I’m not going to put this record out.”~Michael Ferrier
A year or two ago, I received a package at the coffee shop I co-own with my family that included a CD and some press information. It was from someone named Sumanth Gopinath, and the cover art was vague so I wasn’t sure of the style of music. [Read more…] about Interview – The Gated Community’s Sumanth Gopinath
On April 22nd, the tenth annual, and somewhat polarizing Record Store Day was celebrated. Here at home, nearly 1400 stores participated, with thousands more worldwide. [Read more…] about Article – Record Store Day 2017 – First Annual Roll & Spin with Farmstead Bike Shop