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Friday Five: Classic spooky videos from Minnesota musicians

The local music scene exists with a hint of Halloween all year ’round. There are the creepy clowns in the Turf Club basement, that one drafty stall in the First Ave bathroom where there just has to be a ghost, not to mention running into Tinder matches turned ghosts. While spooky festivities look different this year for […]

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Behind the Scenes: MaLLy’s balloon-filled ‘WWDI’

Minneapolis rapper MaLLy’s latest video for his pensive track “WWDI,” directed by Victor Rukavina and Stevie Kane of 1Light Films, features a vibrant color scheme and themes of universalism. “WWDI,” short for “Why We Do It,” starts with a child walking hand in hand with an older man and releasing a bright red balloon from […]

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Target Center at 30: Ten musical highlights

30 years ago today, Target Center opened its doors as a basketball arena that moonlights as one of Minnesota’s largest concert spaces. Built to be the home of the fledgling Minnesota Timberwolves and — as of 1999 — the Lynx, the 19,356-seat arena (making it, in size, slightly bigger than the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand […]

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My friend, my mentor, Rebecca Marx

On Tuesday, I found out one my favorite people in the Twin Cities passed away the other week, and I want to share her with you. ​ Rebecca Marx was a friend and a mentor in the music scene for several years before I moved to Colorado in 2016, and even then, I saw her […]

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