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Marijuana Deathsquads and People to soundtrack Dada films at the Walker

Anti-art. Unorthodox. Avant-garde. These words apply to not one but two parties in today’s headline: Dada films and Marijuana Deathsquads, the Twin Cities noise supergroup helmed by Isaac Gale and Ryan Olson. Given their commonalities, Dada and Deathsquads make perfect bedfellows in tonight’s Walker Art Center event, “Sound for Silents: Film & Music on the […]

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Friday Five: Art-a-Whirl edition

For the past four years, we’ve aligned Minnesota Music Day, (where we play nothing but local musicians on The Current) with the Saturday of Art-a-Whirl weekend. So what better way to synch things up than to pick some unseen videos of folks headlining (or just playing) the various stages around town. It’s called synergy, people. […]

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Photos: Poliça and Marijuana Deathsquads at Mill City Nights

Poliça warmly welcomed the sellout crowd at Mill City Nights on November 30; it was the second of the band’s two headlining slots on consecutive nights at the downtown Minneapolis venue. The crowd was slightly older and more mainstream than the crowds the band attracted in their first shows (circa 2011), evidence of the national success […]

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