Features, Playlists, Reviews

Summer 2015 Wrap Up

As sad as I am to see it go, summer is packing its bags. While it went extremely fast for me, I squeezed a lot in. I listened to tons of great music, attended several amazing concerts, and got to write for the Current, something I'd never even considered to be a possibility before this… Continue reading Summer 2015 Wrap Up

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Review: GNDWIRE Launch Party Featuring Bones & Beeker, John Mark Nelson and Gramma’s Boyfriend

Last night I attended an exclusive bash for Minnesota's newest label, GNDWIRE Records (pronounced "Ground Wire"). Created by Mark Gehring and Dave Simonett (of Trampled By Turtles fame), GNDWIRE's first release will be John Mark Nelson's forthcoming album, set to drop in September. The launch party was held at Icehouse in Minneapolis, which was packed shortly after doors… Continue reading Review: GNDWIRE Launch Party Featuring Bones & Beeker, John Mark Nelson and Gramma’s Boyfriend

Features, Interviews, Music

Interview with Indie-Folkster Vinnie Ferra

Vinnie Ferra is a Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter, though a better term would be composer. Ferra writes and arranges multi-instrumental indie/folk/rock tunes, and his hard work has culminated in two albums to date. His most recent effort, arc en ciel, is set to release June 23. In anticipation of the release, Vinnie has published "God Forbid" and "Behind… Continue reading Interview with Indie-Folkster Vinnie Ferra

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Predictions for 2015

With 2014 behind us and the great unknown of 2015 ahead, now is the perfect time to transition from reflections to predictions. This week I browsed through several of my favorite blogs, and each had its own "most anticipated" lists for the coming year, and got to thinking about potential hot/nots myself. So without further ado, here… Continue reading Predictions for 2015

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2014 In(die) Review

With 2014 coming to a close tonight, I figured I should probably get with the end-of-year program. Today I'll reflect on 2014, which was a great year for me. I started my college career at an amazing university, attended the wedding of my mother and stepfather, got a bunch of ear piercings, and of course listened to tons… Continue reading 2014 In(die) Review

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An Interview with Miss Universe (Greta Morgan of Springtime Carnivore)

This weekend I had the opportunity to sit down with Greta Morgan (former lead vocalist of bands Gold Motel and The Hush Sound)  to talk about her newest project, Springtime Carnivore. She is currently on tour with Generationals, and they made a special stop here at Notre Dame on Halloween night for a fun-filled, costume-clad… Continue reading An Interview with Miss Universe (Greta Morgan of Springtime Carnivore)

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Give to the Max

Tomorrow (November 14) is Give to the Max Day, a day to support charities and nonprofit organizations. One such organization is She Rock She Rock, based here in the Twin Cities. The organization runs music workshops, retreats and camps for women and girls of all ages, including the Girls Rock 'n' Roll Retreat. This past… Continue reading Give to the Max

Concert Reviews, Features, Music, Reviews

BOY at First Ave, October 15, 2013

BOY is a German-Swiss pop duo, consisting of Valeska Steiner and Sonja Milena Glass. They were in Minneapolis Tuesday night at the legendary First Avenue club, along with opener Greg Holden. I was able to capture some video of the performance, but was generally too busy dancing to be a reliable videographer. Glass and Steiner… Continue reading BOY at First Ave, October 15, 2013