Tag Archives: Tony Nelson Photography

Video – The Suburbs Live- Hifi Hair and Records – Record Store Day 2017

“Music For Boys” & more by The Suburbs at Hifi Hair and Records, Record Store Day 2017 & maybe Ashley’s Wedding? Video Credit Tony Nelson. The Suburbs have a new album coming out this June–Hey Muse! https://thesuburbsband.com/products/hey-muse-physical-cd

 

Event Review – Savage Aural Hotbed – Public Functionary February 10, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS, MN FEBRUARY 10: Savage Aural Hotbed perform at Public Functionary on February 10, 2017 in Minneapolis. © Tony Nelson

Rebecca Marx Photo/Video Credit Tony Nelson

Children do it, they grab any sort of utensil-like object and bang it, succumbing to the primal urge to make noise, to lay claim to a rhythm that exists within them somewhere. We have the same response when we satisfy the instinctual need to groove as we find ourselves nodding our heads or tapping our feet to a song. Musicians will tell you that nothing feels better than finding that beat or groove that is just right… Continue reading

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

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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

Article – Pachyderm Studio on the Rise – Grand Opening Celebration 10/15/16

CANNON FALLS, MN OCTOBER 15: Open house at Pachyderm Studio on October 15, 2016 in Cannon Falls, Minnesota. © Tony Nelson

CANNON FALLS, MN OCTOBER 15: Open house at Pachyderm Studio on October 15, 2016 in Cannon Falls, Minnesota. © Tony Nelson

Rebecca Marx  Photo Credit Tony Nelson

There is no mistake, you are in the right place. Pachyderm beckons. The studio once still and silent is awash with people inside and out. The drive up to the 1963 built Frank Lloyd Wright inspired house is ringed with gates festooned with majestic elephants, and in the planted bed in front of the prairie style rambler there lives a trio of Pachyderms, trunks joyously raised in greeting.

CANNON FALLS, MN OCTOBER 15: Open house at Pachyderm Studio on October 15, 2016 in Cannon Falls, Minnesota. © Tony Nelson

CANNON FALLS, MN OCTOBER 15: Open house at Pachyderm Studio on October 15, 2016 in Cannon Falls, Minnesota. © Tony Nelson

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Event Review – The Pines – Dakota Jazz Club 7/7/16

Minneapolis, MN JULY 7: The Pines perform at the Dakota on July 7, 2016 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. © Tony Nelson

Minneapolis, MN JULY 7: The Pines perform at the Dakota on July 7, 2016 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. © Tony Nelson

By Rebecca Marx Photo Credit Tony Nelson

When David Huckfelt of The Pines commented on the fact that in this day and age, a music venue is largely seen as “irrelevant”, and mostly viewed as a “piece of real estate”, I could only nod in agreement. The arts, and the venues that give them a home, aren’t often given the credit that they deserve, not acknowledged for the community that they not only serve, but create. Continue reading

Review & Slideshow – Rock the garden 2016 – Walker Art Center

By Rebecca Marx Photo Credit Tony Nelson

A cloudless sky crowned with a bright ball of sun, alongside the mighty Mississippi River was the gorgeous setting for the Rock the Garden music festival over the weekend. Continue reading