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Members of the local band Distant Edge pose for a portrait outside the Guthrie Theatre on Tuesday, April 27 in Minneapolis, Minnesota From left to right, Sam Swanson on the keys, Nate Erickson on guitar, Nolan Litschewski as lead singer, Aaron Eiden on bass guitar and Jahmal Fischer on drums. “This feels like a really momentous occasion for us, it’s very complete and cohesive and I’m really proud of it,” said Swanson on the release of their debut album.

Local band Distant Edge releases long-awaited debut album “Redlight”

Frankie Carlson, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
April 28, 2021
After years of playing together, Distant Edge dropped their 11 song LP.
Review: Young Stoner Life, Young Thug and Gunna’s “Slime Language 2”

Review: Young Stoner Life, Young Thug and Gunna’s “Slime Language 2”

Frankie Carlson, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
April 26, 2021
The modicum of hits brought to the table on “Slime Language 2” are unfortunately outnumbered by the utter duds.
Add these Twin Cities Festivals to your summer bucket list

Add these Twin Cities Festivals to your summer bucket list

Grace Davis
April 25, 2021
A&E is giving you a timeline of all the best festivals to attend this summer.
Colby Hansen poses for a portrait on the University of Minnesota Campus on Thursday, April 22. Hansen is a musician who just released her long anticipated album,

Minneapolis’ Colby Hansen releases genre-bending LP

Frankie Carlson
April 23, 2021
Following her 2019 EP, Colby Hansen is back with eight new songs that groove hard and flow smooth.
Review: Demi Lovato’s “Dancing with the Devil...The Art of Starting Over”

Review: Demi Lovato’s “Dancing with the Devil…The Art of Starting Over”

Megan Phillips
April 16, 2021
Lovato’s first album release since her 2018 overdose combines emotional piano ballads with upbeat pop tracks to remind fans of her vocal power.
Blast beats, boy bands and boughatsa

Blast beats, boy bands and boughatsa

Frankie Carlson, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
April 15, 2021
Need some pop culture inspiration for your week? Keep your finger on the pulse of all things A&E with this week’s heat.
Rejected Sound creator Mark Khan and filmmaker Justin

Local creatives drop music series, spotlight local artists

Nina Raemont, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
April 13, 2021
Minneapolis creative Mark Khan’s new project, Rejected Sound, gives local artists a platform.
Justin Bieber’s ‘Justice’: We get it, you love your wife

Justin Bieber’s ‘Justice’: We get it, you love your wife

Nina Raemont
March 29, 2021
Bieber’s sixth album is less about “justice” and more about his relationship with his wife.
Heat of the Week: 'Bad Trip,' Dad Bod and local delicacies

Heat of the Week: ‘Bad Trip,’ Dad Bod and local delicacies

Megan Phillips
March 29, 2021
Need some pop culture inspiration for your week? Keep your finger on the pulse of all things A&E with this week’s heat.
Musician Mack OC poses for a portrait outside of the Voya Financial building on Thursday, March 25. Mack OC is planning on releasing a deluxe version of his most recent mixtape,

Underground Update: On Mack OC’s newest project, women do the talking

Frankie Carlson
March 27, 2021
Twin Cities hip-hop and R&B artist Mack OC reimagines his original songs on his upcoming project, the deluxe version of his newest mixtape.