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Review: Phantogram amp it up at First Avenue

Last night, New York duo Phantogram played for a sold-out crowd at First Avenue, following the release of their new album Voices. Selling out the Mainroom—and not for the first time—is no small feat for a band with only two studio albums to their credit. Vocalist/keyboardist Sarah Barthel seemed well aware of that, reflecting, “We started […]

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Review: Black Diet triumph at Are You Local? showcase

Events that simultaneously take place in First Avenue’s Mainroom and the 7th Street Entry become mini-festivals, all about the ebb and flow of fans placing bets on where the must-see action will be at any given moment. Last night at Vita.mn’s Are You Local? showcase, all streams were flowing towards Black Diet. The showcase featured […]

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