Three piece garage rock band The Blind Shake perform live at The Amsterdam Bar and Hall in St. Paul. Their music combines 60's psychedelia influences with a contemporary punk rock sound. The band talks about their on stage image, old school recording techniques, and Minnesota's connection to surf music.
Friday, Jul 29 at 10:30pmTPT 2 Saturday, Jul 30 at 4:30amTPT 2
Minneapolis hip-hop collective Doomtree performs at the Varsity Theater on the tenth anniversary of the first Doomtree "Blowout." The band talks about their origins, learning how to create hip hop and the business of music.
Friday, Aug 5 at 10:30pmTPT 2 Saturday, Aug 6 at 4:30amTPT 2
Formed while attending St. Paul Central High School back in the 90's, hip-hop veterans Heiruspecs have continued to make music for over a decade. Heiruspecs play hip hop live, with instruments not samples, and are known for their distinctive song writing style and well received live shows. The band has contributed substantially to the flourishing hip-hop scene in the Twin Cities; so much so in fact that St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman declared December 22nd Heiruspecs Day.
Saturday, Jul 30 at 12amTPT LIFE Friday, Aug 12 at 10:30pmTPT 2 Saturday, Aug 13 at 4:30amTPT 2
Taking inspiration from feminism, punk and pop music, Kitten Forever's aesthetic is both stripped down and personal. The bass and drum trio rocks a low-fi, loud, energetic sound. Kitten Forever are captured during a live set at The Amsterdam Bar in St Paul. The band also sits down to talk to us about their personal and tongue-in-cheek lyrics, the power of flower crowns, creativity and feminism.
Growing up in the Rondo neighborhood of St. Paul and getting her start at Penumbra Theater, multidisciplinary artist PaviElle's neo-soul voice is as robust as her career. From writing a one woman play to performing with a large backing band, PaviElle has taken the Twin Cities music scene by storm with her intimate performances and expressive sound.