Monthly Archives: December 2012

Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!

Part III.  Doomtree overload. So yes, two sold out shows is nice.  But three?  This is an epic end to an epic year that saw Doomtree lauded in Rolling Stone magazine. But today we’d like to spotlight rapper P.O.S..  P.O.S. … Continue reading

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Beatles Song of the Week

By now you have probably heard about the surprise of the 12/12/12 Sandy relief concert -the onstage jam between the surviving members of Nirvana (Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat smear) and Sir Paul McCartney.  Since they closed the show … Continue reading

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Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!

Did we not say the 8th Doomtree Blowout was going to be epic?  One concert in and of itself    is not necessarily epic.  But two sold out shows in a row?  That’s pretty epic.  As I enjoy another night … Continue reading

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Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!

It’s that magical time of year again.  It’s so magical, in fact, that today has been proclaimed “Doomtree Day” in the city of Minneapolis.  That’s right.  Time for the annual Doomtree Blowout, starring what is arguably Minneapolis’s favorite hip hop … Continue reading

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RIP Ravi Shankar

There are musicians who grace the world with their presence, inspire, and pass.  There are those who transcend their genre to leave a lasting impression on other forms of music.  There are musicians who use their celebrity to advance spirituality, … Continue reading

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A Tribute to John Lennon

Today on the 32nd anniversary of John Lennon’s passing we’d like to celebrate some of the lesser-known gems from John’s solo career.  They’re definitely not unknown to Beatles fans, but try finding one of these tracks on the radio. The … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“In my party, compromise cannot be seen as analogous to treason, which it has been recently.” -Jon Huntsman

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Minnesota Music Monday: The Chalice

Back last summer, on a sultry evening, 89.3 The Current hosted a free show featuring up-and-coming local artists, which I was all to happy to attend. I was most excited to see singer-songwriter Chastity Brown (soon to be featured) but … Continue reading

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