The album recalls classic country music, the kind that Johnny and June made, and Gemberling shows a great willingness to have her album be more collaborative than many solo artists might.
for the News Tribune, 05/23/2013
Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter Courtney Yasmineh's "Wake Me Up When It's Over" is recorded and played impeccably, maybe too much.
for the News Tribune, 05/16/2013
Time will tell if Fever Dream ends up being a one-shot deal or a main focus of Marc Gartman’s, but as it stands, it’s a solid listen.
for the News Tribune, 05/09/2013
As the Homegrown Music Festival is now upon us, among us and quite possibly inside us, it has been decided that I should take a break from my usual duties of hurting everyone’s feelings with my weekly record reviews to talk to you a bit about some of my memories of Homegrown festivals past.
Duluth News Tribune, 05/02/2013
The debut album from Duluth singer-songwriter Breanne Marie appears to be a document of an artist who is just getting her legs under her.
for the News Tribune, 04/26/2013
The kind of emo-soul on "You Can't Take it With You" may not be for everyone, but these guys are doing it very well, and it may not be long before Minneapolis-based, Duluth-hatched Lake Avenue is making a run at the national stage.
for the News Tribune, 04/18/2013
No matter what the music sounds like, Davis is determined to be the body paint guy.
for the News Tribune, 04/11/2013
“Siren and the Storm,” the debut album from Madame Gazelle, is a fine beginning for the band.
for the News Tribune, 04/04/2013
When a group can pull off a bit of uniqueness that feels like a natural synthesis of what came before, a sensible next evolutionary step, it can be satisfying to listen to — and this is what Southwire seem to be achieving.
for the News Tribune, 03/28/2013
Low put out great record after great record and never seem to hit bottom. Their latest album, "The Invisible Way," is no different.
for the News Tribune, 03/21/2013