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Before their show at Icehouse on Sunday, Gimme Noise spoke with J.T. and Brendan Viele about covering such a legendary band.
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While the name Jillian Rae is new to the dividers at the record store, the fiery violinist has built up quite the résumé over the years. Currently, she is working with local acts such as Brian Just Band, Corpse Reviver, the Blackberry Brandy Boys, and even a project featuring Ryan Young (Trampled By Turtles) and Nate Sipe (Pert Near Sandstone). While narrowing down the multitude of bands with whom she appears with on stage and on recordings, Jillian has been working on a debut of her own.
While taking some time to thaw from the frigid Minnesota weather, Jillian sat down to talk with Gimme Noise about her upcoming release show at the Cedar.More »
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The yearly musical event that falls right in the heart of Valentine's Day season, the Best Love is Free, is coming to an end in February 2014.
Over its past four events, TBLIF has brought together a multitude of artists from different disciplines -- Cecil Otter, the Chalice's Sophia Eris, Later Babes, and I, Colossus highlighted this year's Fine Line show -- as well as the accompanying compilation album each year. Now, the final call for submissions is out, and it's a chance to join storied company including past contributors Polica, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Prof.More »
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John Mark Nelson is an unmistakable presence. The local folk-pop confectioner's bright-red beard and stocking cap can cut through fog. Perhaps it's partly the video for his latest single "The Moon and the Stars" that makes this hat a familiar sight. Regardless, his smiling waving, 99-cent-hot-chocolate-in-hand image is already that indelible. After settling into a lounge chair, he jokes about getting his hot beverage at a gas station because he lives out in Excelsior and sometimes ends up places super early.
Last year, Picked to Click 2012 vet Nelson's release show for his album Waiting and Waiting impressively sold out the 7th Street Entry. Now, with 300-plus tickets pre-sold for his show at the Cedar, John Mark is a little worried about turning people away. In our conversation, he tells Gimme Noise a bit more about the show and details what's going on with his latest album.More »
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