Local Artist of the Week: Faith Boblett

April is turning into the month of female front women. Last week, we featured a pop artist with attitude. This week, we’re featuring an alt-rock heroine. Faith Boblett is a local alternative rock artist whose stomping grounds are the Twin Cities. She released her first album in late 2013 and has been gracing the Gopher ...

Local Artist of the Week: Dan Mariska and The Boys Choir

Sometimes silly working titles are the ones that seem to stick.  In the case of Dan Mariska and The Boys Choir’s latest album, that’s exactly what’s happened.  Bummer Songs, Dan’s second full length album, gives us a good selection of 90’s feeling alt rock mixed with poppier tracks (“Stay Inside”) that you cant help but ...

[ALBUM] Bombay Bicycle Club – So Long, See You Tomorrow

It’s no surprise that Bombay Bicycle Club’s latest, So Long, See You Tomorrow, was their first to reach the top of the UK Album Chart. Not only did the band gain a bit of momentum with A Different Kind of Fix, but it’s also been three years since we last heard from them. Anticipation can ...

[ALBUM] Young the Giant – Mind Over Matter

When a band comes out with a killer debut album I can’t help but wonder if the band has already reached their peak. It had been nearly four years since I had heard anything new from Young the Giant and I began to speculate if they’d live up to the hype their self-titled debut generated. ...

Listen Before You Die: Rogue Wave – Out of the Shadow

With the release of the new Rogue Wave album in less than a week, I decided to pay homage to the band’s finest. With a run time just short of 37 minutes, Out of the Shadow is delicious amalgamation of hook-filled, occasionally folk-flavored, lo-fi indie pop songs. Frontman, Zach Rogue, has natural…

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