[INTERVIEW] Gabriel Douglas of The 4onthefloor

I can never pass up an opportunity to pick the brain of a talented musician like Gabriel Douglas (pictured in front) of The 4onthefloor. So, when given the chance, I pounced on it. It’s short and sweet but gives you a glimpse into the mind of a local artist who has seen a rapid rise in success over the past couple years.

[Interview] Scanners

  During SXSW we had a chance to sit down with Dim Mak representatives Scanners, who have recently put out their newest EP Mexico, which was released right before they hit Austin.  Their third time at the mega industry fest, we discussed electronic influences, working with Steve Aoki and staying DIY. MTIB: How has the rise ...

MTIB Video Interview – The Tribe & Big Cats

Space, the upcoming album from The Tribe & Big Cats (out tomorrow!), is their most laid back, and smooth effort to date. Loaded with mellow jazz-infused beats that conjure up images of Chicago or New York City in the 70’s, the entire album has an air of old school swagger to it. MC Chris “TruthBeTold” ...

A Conversation with Lucy Michelle

Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapelles, that Minnesota folk-rock band that you can’t not love, have gone and changed on us. Heat, their fourth studio album, is their most focused effort to date.  Well plotted, and planned out, Heat sees the band’s sound evolve in to something more mature, while still retaining that playful, laid-back ...

A Conversation With Craig Minowa of Cloud Cult!

An onstage visual artist, a self made and self sustaining record label, and more than a decade of albums – few, if any Minnesota bands boast this track record besides the acclaimed Cloud Cult. Husband and wife duo Craig and Connie Minowa front this eco-friendly amalgam, though their group is ever-evolving. The band recently added ...

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