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Music

The artist masterfully blends EDM, pop and hyperpop on a record that feels like a night out with her.

Review: “BRAT” by Charli XCX

by Sommer Wagen
Published June 12, 2024

Since Charli XCX’s highly anticipated sixth studio album “BRAT” was released on June 7, memes imitating its incredibly simplistic cover have spread across the internet. The cover is ironic, given...

The Dandy Warhols’ latest album shows the band taking their sound in a hard rock direction.

Q&A: Courtney Taylor-Taylor of The Dandy Warhols

by Ethan Lambert
Published June 7, 2024

Frontman and songwriter Courtney Taylor-Taylor has taken The Dandy Warhols’ audience on an exciting journey over the years by consistently putting out great albums while staying artistically inventive. Known...

From old-school rap to new-school pop, many artists performed in the Twin Cities this school year.

A school year’s worth of concerts

by Max Mueller
Published April 30, 2024
The Twin Cities saw a variety of performances from all kinds of artists.
John Summit performing at Breakaway Festival in 2023, photo courtesy of Breakaway. These are the musical events to keep an eye out for this summer.

A guide to summer music festivals in Minnesota

by Max Mueller
Published April 29, 2024
Look forward to festivals such as Yacht Club and Basilica Block Party.
Minneapolis-based band WHY NOT performs at Spring Jam on Saturday. Along with live music, the festival had a variety of activities including fair rides and food trucks

Spring Jam music performers take center stage

by Maddie Robinson and Avery Vrieze
Published April 21, 2024
The annual one-day event took place Saturday.
People line up to meet Frank Turner who is signing records at Electric Fetus during
Record Store Day on Saturday, April 20, 2024. The store has events going all day long with DJ sets and record signings. Electric Fetus, Cheapo Discs and others took part in Record Store Day.

Record Store Day in Minneapolis

by Max Mueller
Published April 21, 2024
The national holiday allowed vinyl stores to celebrate music in the Twin Cities.
“The Tortured Poets Department” is Swift’s first album of original material since 2022’s “Midnights.”

Review: ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ by Taylor Swift

by Ethan Lambert
Published April 20, 2024
Fans of “Folklore” and “Evermore” will adore Swift’s latest double album.
Vial (K.T. Branscom, Katie Fischer and Taylor Kraemer) have been writing and performing music together since 2019.

Vial launches North American tour in support of new album ‘burnout’

by Ethan Lambert
Published April 14, 2024
The Minneapolis indie-punk trio talk about their sophomore album “burnout” and their ongoing tour.
Patrick Stump performing at Target Center April 6. Fall Out Boy gave Minneapolis a show to remember Saturday night at Target Center.

Review: So Much For (2our) Dust Tour ends in Minneapolis

by Alexis Letang
Published April 8, 2024
Both the audience and the bands had high energy and heart during the performance at Target Center.
The singer experiments with new instrumentation and sounds, but that experiment doesn’t pay off where it counts.

Review: “Bright Future” by Adrianne Lenker

by Sommer Wagen
Published March 29, 2024
Lenker’s sixth solo studio album is a tribute to the beauty and love that comes from spontaneous creativity.

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