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Making sparks: How pyro pros make concerts go boom

When you go to a concert by Macklemore, Pitbull, or Marshmello, it’s not just for the music — you’re also going for an elaborate spectacle, and often that means waterfalls of sparks raining down from the ceiling or pillars of fire erupting from the edge of the stage. In short, pyrotechnics. Pyrotechnics can incorporate anything […]

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Friday Five: Lady Midnight, DENNY, and more new Minnesota music videos

Lady Midnight – “Bloodsong” Lady Midnight, clear-eyed and regal, communes with the cosmos in “Bloodsong.” Teddy Grimes and MacKenzie Owens directed this gorgeous Death Before Mourning video, and MMYYKK produced the track. Lady Midnight will appear at her record release show at the Turf Club on August 9. DENNY – “Insurgents By The Poolside” DENNY […]

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