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Friday Five: Hippo Campus edition

This week, we received not one but two Hippo Campus videos for Friday Five (you can send your submissions to cjohnson@mpr.org). To celebrate the band’s album landmark, which came out today, we figured we’d share both new videos and a few old favorites, too. Give landmark a listen once you’ve checked out these gems. Hippo Campus, “simple season” Purple […]

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

Holidae, “Scared” Synthpop band Holidae follow up their “Darkest Shade” video by showcasing their imagery-rich lyrics. P.O.S, “Bully (feat. RP Hooks and Moncelas Boston)” Local photographer Adam DeGross ventures into video territory, shooting P.O.S, Moncelas Boston, and RP Hooks in black and white. Good Luck Finding Iris, “Morning Crawls Toward You, and I (Live)” Good Luck Finding Iris just […]

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Hippo Campus announce new album, two Mainroom shows

At long last, Hippo Campus have announced their debut full-length album. Landmark will be released Feb. 24, and a first song — “Boyish” — has already been released, with a new video added today. In tandem with the album news, the band announced a pair of headlining shows at First Avenue’s Mainroom, on March 11 and […]

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Positivity permeates at HazelFest 2016

The Hazelden campus is, by design, set in a place apart. Its idyllic location, nestled amidst rolling hills and crystal lakes in the Minnesota countryside, provides a peaceful environment for those seeking treatment for addiction to alcohol and other drugs. And for those attending HazelFest — Hazelden’s day-long, chemical-free community festival — that sense of […]

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Preview: Hazelfest 2016 features Cloud Cult and Hippo Campus

Ask music makers, aficionados, or any guest on The O.K. Show, and they’ll tell you: Music can heal. This weekend, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation celebrates both music and healing with its fourth annual HazelFest, a one-day concert featuring musicians from around Minnesota. Located in Center City, Minn., Hazelden is a hub for recovery, seeking to help people who’ve struggled […]

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