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2015 Year in Review

2015 Year in Review

2015 was quite the year! I’ve been reflecting on everything I’ve done, as well as thinking about my goals for 2016. But we’ll save the goals for a different post. The biggest stand out to me is that I traveled…

Q&A With Jake Ilika from The Heavy Set

Q&A With Jake Ilika from The Heavy Set

Way back during my podcasting days, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jake Ilika (like Basilica without the “Bas”). You’ll find him all over the Twin Cities performing solo, in the Ilika Ward Duo, and in a band call The…

October 2015 Preview

October 2015 Preview

Happy autumn! Or is it fall? I think I go back and forth depending on how formal I’m feeling. Anyhow, there’s a lot on the schedule for October so let’s get down to it. To kick off the month, my…

Week of March 22nd Preview

Week of March 22nd Preview

Sunday – I’ve admired Gabriel Gomez’s puppetry at Lyric Arts and I’ll be interviewing him about their upcoming show Bunnicula for RedCurrent. In the evening I’m heading to Intermedia Arts to see Danami’s Soulnami show. It’s part concert and part…

The MSP Collective: Orchyd

Orchyd’s Facebook page describes them as an abstract post downtempo drone rock quartet, which to me basically means they don’t easily fit into one genre. They’re a pretty experimental group, and they talked about their writing process and performance style…