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You know what they say: BOO! Monday 10.28 Bethlehem Steel @ Turf ClubBecky Ryskalczyk’s sniping at misogyny toggles between angry and smart, with significant overlap. What started as a Brooklyn DIY trio is now a slightly more bugged quartet, with the fuzzy grunge-punk guitars retaining the roots while the ...
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We’re creeping up on the two-year anniversary of the Triple Rock closing.  The cherished West Bank bar and venue closed in November 2017 partly due to thinning crowds wooed away by “the rise of craft beer pubs and foodie culture.” But in the wake of its closure, many folks found themselves floundering ...
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I don’t think you’re supposed to start wearing costumes yet this weekend, but I’m not really the guy to ask. Friday 10.25 Richard Thompson @ Fitzgerald Theater The redoubtable Richard Thompson returns with a solo acoustic show, following up last winter’s Electric Trio performance, itself fueled by one ...
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The truth is beginning to emerge about Lizzo's iconic "Truth Hurts" line "I just took a DNA test / Turns out I'm 100% that bitch."  Earlier this month, producers Justin and Jeremiah Raisen accused the Minneapolis-launched superstar of ripping off their "melody, lyrics, and chords" on the hit song, which has ...
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Last week, we ran the results of City Pages’ 29th Picked to Click poll. And it got us thinking of the old days. Some call those old days “good.” Were they? At the start of the ’90s, no one was really sure what was coming next musically. “Grunge” and “alternative” hadn’t yet become industry ...
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At parties in Hollywood, it’s usually considered impolite to storm out of the room wailing, “That’s not who we are! We are not beautiful!” The line caps Ed Sheeran and Khalid’s “Beautiful People,” a summery electroballad whose gleaming, moaning synthesizer whoosh complements a tale of glamour and ...
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Music fans probably already know Mississippi-born rapper and producer Big K.R.I.T. pulled into Minneapolis last Friday to conquer the Varsity Theater as part of his From the South With Love Tour. But before he took the stage, the artist made the kind of detour few famous folks have time for anymore. Backing up ...
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No charges will be immediately filed in the "horrific" Oct. 11 van accident involving Minneapolis punk band Off With Their Heads, according to Sgt. Aaron Roed of the Vancouver Police Department.  Desiree Evancio, 24, sustained life-threatening injuries after being dragged for five blocks underneath the ...
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