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Friday Five: J.S. Ondara, Ness Nite, and more new Minnesota music videos

J.S. Ondara – Lebanon “Oh Lebanon, life is brief don’t sit alone,” J.S. Ondara asks in this single from his upcoming album Tales of America. Artist Woody Ray Tucker hand-drew the illustrations that’d become the video, using a mixture of watercolor, charcoal, ink, and graphite. He says, “The lyrics are very compassionate and rich in historical suggestion, […]

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Friday Five: Low, Brother Ali, and more new Minnesota music videos

Low – Always Trying To Work It Out Low‘s Alan Sparhawk walks through the Food Co-op in Duluth, Minn., crossing paths with shoppers and cashiers who all wear the Double Negative mask. The video was directed by Philip Harder and Sparhawk and “dedicated to our city of Duluth.” Tonight in St. Paul, Low perform at the Fitzgerald Theater. […]

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Friday Five: Graveyard Club, the Nightingale Trio, and more new Minnesota music videos

Graveyard Club – Witchcraft It’s Graveyard Club season, that last week of October when spookiness zooms around town on a broomstick. Observe this period by watching the new Graveyard Club video, downloading “Witchcraft” here, and/or attending their single release show (featuring Holly Hansen as opener) tomorrow at the Parkway. The Nightingale Trio – Sub O Salcie Pletoasă The […]

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Friday Five: deM atlaS, Elle PF, and more new Minnesota music videos

deM atlas – Bad Loves Company Visual EP deM atlaS plays himself in this five-song visual EP, a taste of his upcoming debut album Bad Actress (out Oct. 19). Directed by Dave Wilson, the video is all absurdism, pleasure, and armadillos — and finally some peace. It includes “Tomorrow Party,” “Bad Loves Company,” “Music Man,” “Gratitude,” and “Can […]

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