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Review: Doomtree Forest solidifies crew legacy at Familia HQ

Doomtree fans buckled in for a marathon celebration of the collective’s family tree last night at Familia HQ in Minneapolis. While Doomtree have not dropped a group album since 2015, its members have stayed ridiculously busy with side projects. Several offshoots had their chance to shine before the crew took the stage last night at […]

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Friday Five: Mayda, Lizzo, and more new Minnesota music videos

Mayda – “Justice” When trouble befalls a couple of kids, they turn to a taekwondo expert — played by Mayda — for empowerment. The video is cute, but the song is what’ll keep you coming back. Catch Mayda tonight at the Cedar Cultural Center or performing her show ReMayda’d 2.0 from July 12-15 at the Bryant-Lake Bowl. Lizzo […]

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Four-sevenths of Doomtree debut new group, Shredders

This morning, Sims, P.O.S, Lazerbeak, and Paper Tiger of Doomtree unveiled Shredders, a new side project already complete with merch and a self-titled EP. Not to worry, Lazerbeak writes on the crew’s website — this is not the end of Doomtree. But it is a cool project that fans of the OG crew should appreciate. Since […]

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Friday Five: Sarah White, Sims, and more new Minnesota music videos

Sarah White, “Sweet Song” “We were a sweet song,” Sarah White remembers in this gorgeous rendering of Laughing at Ghosts heartbreak. Directed by Jovante Williams, the music video pulls viewers back into a tender relationship she and a partner once shared. Opaque drums like Give You The Ghost-era Poliça contrast with clean, bright light; deM atlaS, who’s been rather prolific with music […]

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