Premiere: “Love In The Winter” by Romantica

On June 8th, Minnesota-based Americana band Romantica will release their new album Outlaws, a very personal collection of songs that reinforce the idea that hope, indeed, springs eternal.  Born from recording sessions and live shows captured over the last ten… Continue Reading

Pew Playlist: Christmas on the Lam and Other Songs From The Season

Even though the Christmas season doesn’t officially begin until after Turkey Day, we have decided to go full-tilt-boogie with the holidays this year, and thought y’all could use a little jumpstart on Christmas cheer  too. Our friends at Red House Records,… Continue Reading

Interview: Pert Near Sandstone

Long winters spent cozied up indoors lend themselves to fruitful periods of creativity in the Land of 10,000 Lakes; in the last fifteen years, there have been a plethora of phenomenal string bands born in Minnesota. “I think it’s called the… Continue Reading

Preview: Charlie Parr at 12th & Porter on 4/11/16

Bluesy roots music revivalist Charlie Parr can play anything with strings like it ain’t nobody’s business, holler and howl like a Mississippi Delta blues originator, and looks like one of my family members who grew up in the Great Smoky Mountains of… Continue Reading