[ALBUM] MisterWives – Our Own House

What do you get when you mix a female lead, brass instruments and up-tempo beats? I’ll tell you, MisterWives’ debut album, Our Own House. MisterWives, a play on sister wives (popular term surrounding polygamous relationships), is lead by Mandy Lee Duffy. She’s backed up by Etienne Bowler on percussion, bass guitarist William Hehir, guitarist Marc ...

Local Artist of the Week: Corey Palmer

Corey Palmer, the former front man of Minneapolis-based bands These Moderns Socks and DayKit, has released his first solo EP titled, “Love Trade.” Released in January 2015, Love Trade is a blend of indie pop and electronic. Palmer wrote every song on the EP and it’s apparent in his vocals. You can tell these are ...

Local Artist of the Week: Mountain Opera

Mountain Opera is a foursome hailing from Orono, Minnesota. Their sound is a mixture of indie, new wave, pop and classical, and it definitely has character. The music is centered on unique vocals. There is a longing and fervor in the lead singer’s voice that makes me curious of what gives it that edge. The ...

[ALBUM] The Colourist – The Colourist

After nationwide tours and an EP to tease us with, California quartet The Colourist has finally unleashed their debut self-titled album.  Heavy in poppy refrains and upbeat melodies, tied together with the ever present male/female harmonies, it’s something most everyone can, and should, enjoy. Best served with the windows down or a drink in your ...

New Music Tuesday: Mayer Hawthorne – Where Does This Door Go?

Still in a bit of a musical lull this week, however, I am way too excited for Mayer Hawthorne’s newest work to wait until next week to share it. Due to hit the shelves next Tuesday (July 16th) Mayer’s third album Where Does This Door Go brings all of that Motown..

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