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13 things Minnesota musicians are doing on TikTok

As Caleb Brennan noted here on the Local Current blog last fall, TikTok is changing the way we interact with music, and fueling music discovery around the world. I thought I’d check back in to see what Minnesota musicians are up to on TikTok this winter. Any great local artists on TikTok that I missed? Let us know in the comments!

Introducing themselves

@laskatheband

this kind of feels like an audition for The Bachelor #femalemusicians #trending #girlbands #fyp #art #girls

♬ Remain Consumed – Láska

@laskatheband

part 2 with the mookster #mnmusic #california #localmusic #womeninmusic #bandtok #girlband #sisters #sisterband

♬ Song About Love – Láska

@gullyboysband

STOP! 🛑THIS IS A CHECKPOINT🛑 #fyp #foryou #bandsoftiktok #riotgrrl #indiemusic

♬ Nosy Heart – Gully Boys

Giving fans a look behind the scenes

@djhayesmpls

Pulling some samples from vinyl #producer #musicproducer #creative #instrumental #myinstrumentalskills #dj

♬ original sound – djhayesmpls

@keepforcheap

Making our practice space #cute #fyp #band #basement #makeover #indie #minneapolis #diy #music #minnesota #scene #femme

♬ Summer Days – Martin Garrix / Macklemore / Patrick Stump

@doitlikedua

#music #art #fyp

♬ original sound – Caleb_saintj

Bonding with their pets

@nadirahmcgill

Willem wanted to dance

♬ Zanzibar – Billy Joel

@monicalaplante

EXTREME GROUNDHOG HOME EDITION #catsoftiktok #groundhogday #adventurecat #cats #fyp #diy #diyholiday

♬ Jeopardy Theme – Bass Tube

Interacting with fans

@vialmpls

these are so fun to make!! #fyp #foryou #indieband #riotgrrrl #GEICOLipSync

♬ big and chunky – ^^

Doing covers

@miloemusic

i really like doing super short covers #frankocean #blonde #indie #upandcomingartist #fyp #frankoceancover

♬ original sound – miloe

@bugsyband

Careless whisper 🤫 #georgemichael #carelesswhisper #michaelcera #harp

♬ original sound – bugsy

Lipsyncing

@reinaofthecid

We do this out of love for Toni Braxton #lipsync #lipsyncchallenge #lipsyncs #lipsyncqueen #tonibraxton #hewasntmanenoughforme

♬ original sound – Reina del Cid

Teasing new tunes

@dadbodband

we haven’t released this bad boy yet but just wait until later this year 👁👄👁 #phoebebridgers #originalsong #fypシ #sadmusic #DisplayYourGreatness

♬ original sound – Dad Bod

@dmillsraps

♬ original sound – Diane Miller

Celebrating the holidays

@dizzyfae

giving you jack, giving you halloween, giving you pumpkin song

♬ This Is Halloween – Hairy & Scary Creatures

@seananonymous612

Happy New Years!! #NewYearsEve #newyear2020 #PopPunk #AuldLangSyne #acousticguitarcover #acousticguitar

♬ original sound – Sean Anonymous

Sharing pro tips

@remodrivemn

#diy home-recording

♬ original sound – remodrivemn

Reviewing records

@markmallman

Phoebe Bridgers #pheobebridgers #smokesignals #sadvibes #boygenius #betteroblivioncommunitycenter #2017songs #strangerinthealps

♬ Smoke Signals – Phoebe Bridgers

Talking to themselves

@no1butsym1

I’m basically bald now

♬ original sound – SYM1

Getting back to the soil

@lydializa

#fyp #fypシ #foryou #foryoupage

♬ original sound – Lydia Liza

Reminiscing

@earlyeyes

Don’t mind me just missing the stuff we did 🥺

♬ original sound – Early Eyes

@nurdrocks

My entrance from my headlining show at @firstavenue 💜 I miss shows 😭 #spacejam #concert #minnesota

♬ original sound – Nur-D