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December 18, 2012

Nicholas David takes third place on The Voice

As Nicholas David would say, “Holy buckets!” It was another long, drawn-out elimination process on NBC’s The Voice, as Eagan’s Nicholas David (who we know as Nick “The Feelin” Mrozinski) performed as one of three final contestants. But as the last minutes of the season ticked by, host Carson Daly revealed that our homeboy placed […]

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Absolutely Cuckoo: Minnesota covers ‘The 69 Love Songs’

Minnesota musicians have banded together to pay tribute to the Magnetic Fields by covering all 69 tracks from their three-disc concept album 69 Love Songs. “The band is an indie rock institution, and it’s their most classic album,” Matt Latterell recently told the Local Show. Latterell worked with Chuck Terhark to assemble the compilation, build […]

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A local music lover’s guide to last-minute holiday gifts

I don’t know about you, but I will use any excuse possible to do my shopping online and in independent stores instead of facing the malls at this time of year. And lucky for us, we live in such a fertile music and arts community that there’s really no reason to patronize those overcrowded big-box […]

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Local Gig List: December 18-23

The big theme for concerts this week is the so-called end of the world, which the Mayans predicted to take place on Friday, December 21, 2012. Just in case, there are lots of events planned for the Saturday and Sunday of this weekend as well. Tuesday, December 18 Lady Heat Hot Soul Party Holiday ShakedownIcehouse, […]

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