Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Jukebox the Ghost

***Based out of New York, via D.C., they will be coming to the
Fine Line on Friday, March 8th in support of their
third release, Safe Travels.***

"catchy, clever, girl-on-the-mind pop"
"they make sad sound positively upbeat" and at the same time "make sad sound absolutely devastating"
- Kelsey Whipple, Paste Magazine





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Sunday, January 27, 2013

Noah Gundersen

***Coming from a small town near Seattle (hopefully with sister Abby in tow), he will visit 7th Street Entry on April 9th along
with Denison Witmer.***

"a perfect mix of folk and americana"
"in his early twenties"...he..."sings with more perspective on life than many
people who have been around for decades."
- Courtney Leigh Allen, Music Savage




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Friday, January 25, 2013

Greycoats

Photo by Darin Back

***Minneapolis band with a release show tomorrow night (1/26) at The Ritz Theater, where they will introduce their second
album, World of Tomorrow.

Also check out their 'walking tours' throughout February
at the Bottling House and Forage Modern Workshopwhere
they will be performing a stripped down acoustic
version of the album, alongside artwork
inspired by the album.***

"bold in content and glorious in composition," "woven with touches of intimacy and beauty."
- Youa Vang, Gimmie Noise



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Thursday, January 24, 2013

The Vaccines

***From the UK, they will be playing a recently sold out show at Triple Rock on February 9th in support of their new
release, Come of Age.***

"classic rock n roll" "catchy as hell and packaged nicely in a handy 3 minute dose."
- Euan MacKay, Sound of the Overground
 


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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Ramona Falls

***From Portland, they will be stopping by 7th Street Entry
on Wednesday, January 23rd, in support of
their second release, Prophet.***

"a gorgeous balance between restraint and cosmic expansion"



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Saturday, January 19, 2013

Dewi Sant

***From Northfield, Minnesota, Michael Morris will be
performing solo this evening at Turf Club
(opening for Willy Mason), and then with
his band in his hometown February 3rd
at Carleton College.***

"...the ethos of Brother Ali beating in his heart and the sweeping folk-rock songwriting of Fleet Foxes..."
- Rob van Alstyne, City Pages



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Friday, January 18, 2013

Brian Laidlaw & The Family Trade

***Between writing poetry and the text for
high-end brandy labels, this San Franciscan,
now based out of Minneapolis, will be releasing
a new EP with The Family Trade entitled Whiskey With Goliath on January 25th at Icehouse.***

   "An ethereal gift to the eardrums"
"seven tracks full of strings and soothing vocals and lyrics that stick with you long after the stereo falls silent."

- Lindsay Lelivelt, Paper Darts



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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Now, Now

***With their second album released last March, this Minneapolis
band will be playing alongside Cloud Cult at a sold
out First Avenue on January 19th for
The Current's 8th Birthday Party.***

"that rare young band that can shape their unwieldy and powerful emotions into neat little sonic packages"



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Sunday, January 6, 2013

Alt-J

***From Leeds, they will be coming to the Varsity
on April 1st, in support of their debut
release, An Awesome Wave.***

"spans every workable idea, genre, and influence that can be crammed
under the guitar music umbrella" to create a
"comprehendible and accessible collection of beautiful pop songs"
- Jen Long, BBC



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Friday, January 4, 2013

Ambassadors

***Currently playing shows along the East Coast after a recent
stop at the Triple Rock last October in support
of their 2012 debut, Litost.***

"soul-infected indie rock" with
"a dynamic blend of R&B/soul, Beach Boys chamber-pop, dark electronica, 
and heavy, hip-hop infused beats"
- Facebook band page



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Wednesday, January 2, 2013

A Silent Film

***From Oxford, they will be coming to the 
Triple Rock on February 17th in support of their 
second release, Sand & Snow.***

"poetic and expansive pop-rock" with
"confident depth and distinction evident in the writing"




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