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Interview – Nick Leet – Pasadena ’68 & Dakota Shakedown

 

By Rebecca Marx, Photo Credit Karyn Hjelden

Sometimes a social media post is so thought provoking, or utterly honest that it sticks with you and doesn’t let go. That was my reaction when I read a Facebook post last year by local musician Nick Leet of Dakota Shakedown and Pasadena ’68. I even messaged him about it. I won’t share the original post to protect the innocent, but it stripped down WHY he will continue to make music even when it seems like the odds are all stacked against it. Even in an era when an artist as successful as Mason Jennings is questioning its feasibility. Continue reading

Review – So Much To Answer For – Two Harbors

Rebecca Marx

Happy Holidays to you and me! So Much To Answer For, the 3 song EP by Two Harbors on the Minneapolis based Susstones label comes out today, and it is the perfect gift to give. Continue reading

Review-Complicated Fun: the Minneapolis Music Scene-The Minnesota History Theatre in association with McNally School of Music

complicatedfunresizedBy Rebecca Marx

The musical Complicated Fun: the Minneapolis Music Scene is a timely show that takes place in for what was for many of us was the epicenter of music-Minneapolis in the 1980’s. A place in time that was virginal, unspoiled by the music industry and stardom. It sounds so magical, something out of a fairy tale in comparison to the music industry of today. It was, that’s why we look back on it with such nostalgia. Continue reading