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Friday Five: Finding Novyon + J. KELR, batteryboy, and more new Minnesota music videos

Finding Novyon + J.KELR, “Believe In MPLS” Finding Novyon and J.KELR cross skate ramps, rooftops, and city streets in their new video, which heralds an entire album (also called Believe In MPLS) from the duo. batteryboy, “soil underneath” batteryboy tease their August 5 gig at Icehouse with a black-and-white heart-tugger. SPICE, “Papa Hip Hop” SPICE has some of the tightest […]

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Relive the New Standards’ 8th Annual Holiday Show

With eight years under their belt, the New Standards Holiday Show has become Twin Cities tradition. Year after year, the New Standards’ Chan Poling, John Munson Steve Roehm delivery a Holiday Show like no other. They say it best: “Audiences have come to expect a show that combines swinging renditions of classic holiday tunes with […]

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Chris Koza, Laulu, Dave Ray: This week’s Minnesota record releases

Chris Koza: In Real Time [bandcamp width=350 height=470 album=3624859593 size=large bgcol=ffffff linkcol=0687f5 tracklist=false] Rouge Valley’s Chris Koza has a new album. In Real Time reaches into the past trying to grasp onto something human. On the track “Radio Wave,” for example Koza’s struggle to accept technology’s grasp on the world makes for a compelling theme […]

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