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Friday Five: Toki Wright, Bo Weber, and more new Minnesota music videos

Toki Wright, “The Situation (prod. Mamadu)” “What’s a stack when your head is cracked?” asks local cornerstone Toki Wright, who produced this song under the name Mamadu. Reggie “Reg” Henderson directs. Bo Weber, “Right Here” After losing his mother to ovarian cancer, Minneapolis’s Bo Weber recorded an album called Wendy dedicated to her memory. One song off the album, […]

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Friday Five: WINGMAN, Heiruspecs, and more new Minnesota music videos

Video premiere: WINGMAN, “Giant Microphone” WINGMAN (Connor Davison and Daniel Stewart, featuring Levi Stugelmeyer and Steve Bosmans) share a video from their debut album Honcho, which came out in 2016. The band teamed up with director Eric Pierson and a whole team of pros to create this goofy blast from the past. Heiruspecs, “Relativity” Heiruspecs‘s new single/video, “Relativity,” addresses […]

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Friday Five: Pye Luis & Devata Daun, Jessica Manning, and more new Minnesota music videos

Pye Luis & Devata Daun, “Weakening” The Pytch Records family comes together on Pye Luis and Devata Daun‘s new single, “Weakening,” off their forthcoming EP Plastik Boxes. Ryan Olcott (a.k.a. c.Kostra) mixed and mastered the project; Garrison Grouse and Pye Luis (a.k.a. Efren Maldonado) produced it. Adam Dunn directed the video with VFX by Evil Ice Cream […]

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Friday Five: Molly Kate Kestner, Christopher Michael Jensen, and more new Minnesota music videos

Molly Kate Kestner, “Prom Queen” Since she moved to L.A. from Minnesota, 21-year-old Molly Kate Kestner has been writing music with the likes of Kelly Clarkson. It shows in “Prom Queen,” a mighty, brooding pop song. For a triple dose of teen girl glamour politics, watch “Prom Queen” next to HALEY’s “Kismet Kill” and Marina and the Diamonds’ “Teen Idle.” Christopher […]

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Friday Five: Mac Irv, Drelli, and more new Minnesota music videos

Mac Irv, “Misfit” “I just want to make it out and make a difference,” Mac Irv sings on the hook to his newest track. “Misfit” contrasts two versions of the same day, and it’ll hit viewers hard. Drelli, “Chiquita” What a joy. So Cold signee Drelli stars in a Nintendo 64 tennis game, and Gabe Hostetler directs. The “Chiquita” […]

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Friday Five: Gaelynn Lea, P.O.S, and more new Minnesota music videos

Gaelynn Lea, “Watch the World Unfold” Since winning last year’s NPR Tiny Desk Contest, violinist/songwriter Gaelynn Lea has toured non-stop. But her newest video, a stop-motion piece by New Jersey’s Melanie Schantz, breathes tranquility. Lea and guitarist Al Church, along with a couple dozen other Minnesota artists, are headed to South by Southwest this week.  P.O.S, […]

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