Get Some Protein from Sunflower Bean

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: you don’t find music, music finds you. In the case of Sunflower Bean (E: “Beam?” Me: “Like black or pinto — Bean.” E: “I don’t trust Chipotle anymore.”), I felt more seduced than found. A friend floated their name past me: “They have a song called ...

Local Artist of the Week: The 4onthefloor

  For the past few years, The 4onthefloor have continued to be mainstays in the Minneapolis music scene.  Propelled by winning vita.mn’s “Are You Local?” contest in 2011, they found themselves headlining not only stages throughout the Twin Cities area, but playing showcase stages in Austin, TX for South by Southwest Music Festival as well. ...

Local Artist of the Week: Matt Moberg

A little folk mixed with a little rock, Matt Moberg produces a sound that is replicated by few in the Twin Cities.  His songs are comforting stories of faith, family, and romance that bring a backwoods feel to the big city. In a time when the Minneapolis music scene has been flooded with scores of ...