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Review and photos: Soundset 2016 showcases hip-hop’s great range

On stage at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds at Soundset 2016, Sway Calloway shared some words on hip-hop culture: “It’s multifaceted and multidimensional.” The Sway in the Morning host was introducing legendary hip-hop crew (and Jimmy Fallon house band) the Roots, who proved his point in one neo-soul-to-swing-to-beatboxing set. But all day long, Soundset brought together disparate artists […]

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Muja Messiah’s “Angel Blood Soup” and more of this week’s Minnesota record releases

Muja Messiah: Angel Blood Soup Although it doesn’t require a political agenda, art is a worthwhile platform for social commentary. Many progressive artists end up only skimming the surface, underwhelming the listener, and diminishing the issues at hand. On Muja Messiah’s latest effort, Angel Blood Soup, the rapper takes advantage of his spot on the mic and […]

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Muja Messiah, Warehouse Eyes, Astronomique, Kougar, Ryan Traster: Minnesota record releases this week

Warehouse Eyes: Carvings Warehouse Eyes, an emerging five-piece dream pop group, create their unique sound by referencing elements of synth pop, slowcore, and indie rock, both at its sleepiest and most epic. Their debut EP, Carvings, is set for release this Friday, May 23, and the lead single “Tokyo” makes a great first impression. Vocalist […]

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