Tag Archives: Minnesota

Interview – The Gated Community’s Sumanth Gopinath

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. Continue reading

Review – Pseudoubt – Where Nothing Grows

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By: Kaleb Bronson

Enter a world of ambiance, contrasted with intellectual hip-hop and stylistic beat focused rhythms, enter Pseudoubt’s new album, Where Nothing Grows, a collection of electronically charged verses that tickle parts of the mind. Continue reading

Review – The Blue Cities (Joey Flip & Aurora) – Release

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By Clara Tsac

Minnesota band “The Blue Cities” deliver a work of soulful vocals and skillful guitar lines in new musical work “Release.” Lead vocalist Aurora Wahlstrom and guitarist Joe Filipovich team up to complement each other on every track, serving a range of styles. Continue reading

Review – Chokecherry – The Future Was a Long Time Ago

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By Clara Tsac

Minneapolis-based band Chokecherry puts a fresh spin on your favorite country records in the paradoxically titled The Future Was a Long Time Ago. Folksy, whimsical, sometimes self-deprecating, Chokecherry is a band that makes feel-good music without taking themselves too seriously. Most of the songs intertwine loosely harmonized choruses and mournful blues singing over a mix of country and punk. Continue reading

InIrie – Three mice and a blind cat – Band Profile

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By Eddie Chisham

Profiling InIrie – a three-piece band from St. Paul

Aaron Ohnsorg was late enough to practice that if it were a job interview he wouldn’t be considered, but if it were a party – it was perfect timing. Greg Siganos and Erik Christianson were eager, yet not quite foaming at the mouth when he arrived, but they were excited enough to turn their usual slow strolls into bolting up the stairs. Continue reading