Tag Archives: soul

Nooky Jones + deM atlaS at Icehouse

Nooky Jones and deM atlaS are giving you one last chance to party in 2016. DJ sets from Big Cats throughout the night. Get down to a blend of soul, hip hop, and R&B at The Icehouse on Friday, December 30th.

Nooky Jones + deM atlaS
The Icehouse
2528 Nicollet Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Review – Lizea Harper – Build New


By: Kaleb Bronson

Smooth, silky and sleek, Lizea Harper’s first solo EP, Build New has a feminist/activist hip-hop thrust and truth-be-told stories that bring recollection to surface of her raw, real lyrical content. Continue reading

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


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 – Rev. Mary and Her Percolators – The Rupel Session


By Courtney Schultz

The sound that emerges from Rev. Mary and Her Percolators is a mystical creature made up of a heartbeat and a booty. This creature was born in a cluster of stars, fell from outer-space, and splashed down into a lagoon of blues, moonshine, and psychedelics in the deep south. After soaking up as much of that lagoon muk as its pores could handle, it is now wiggling its way into our world by rearing its head of soulful, bluesy funk in Minnesota. Continue reading

Review – PHO – Cash It


By James Fitzgerald

It was said a few years back that “Rock and Roll is alive, and it lives in Minneapolis”. The same can be said of funk in today’s City of Lakes, as the tradition of The Time and Prince continues with, among others, PHO. Not many cities in the Midwest can boast of having such a productive funk scene, but no other city can boast of the Purple Yoda and that dynamite ‘Minneapolis Sound’ as part of its history. Continue reading