The Best 47 Albums of 2015

We decided to try something different this year. The albums below were all released this year and for whatever reason were in our writers’ heavy rotation at some point. Rather than focus on the technical aspects, we focused on our personal connection with each album and wrote about it. By clicking album artwork below, you’ll ...

The Crowd at Soundset 2014

Soundset 2014 Photos

Soundset is easily the greatest music festival in MN and likely the best hip-hop festival in the country. Continuing on their ascent, the Soundset crew hit it out of the park again this year. With acts like Nas, Chance The Rapper and EarlWolf performing alongside local favorites, Atmosphere, Prof and deM atlaS, there’s little that could ...

[FESTIVAL REVIEW] Soundset 2013

Soundset turned 6 yesterday. This year’s party had all the essential elements with familiar friends including P.O.S., Brother Ali and Atmosphere, as well as festival newcomers, The Reminders, Juicy J and Snoop Dogg. As a fellow writer gawked last year, the side-by-side stage set up was amazingly convenient. However, I’m a little concerned with how ...

Minnesota’s Best of 2012

Between our list of top EPs, albums, and songs of 2012 this list is at risk to become repetitive.  With that said, being a Minneapolis based music collective, we feel it’s still important to highlight the artists that keep our state rockin’.  Here’s a list of Minnesota artists who released some mighty good tunes in ...