When does our past hinder the musical present and future?
By Dan Tennyson
For many of us that grow up in the Minneapolis/St.Paul music scene. You’re whelped on the notion that so much is owed to bands such as The Replacements, Husker Du, Soul Asylum, Prince, the Suicide Commandos and so on. Should you engross yourself in the Twin Cities’ vibrant musical culture you can see very different things at very different venues every night of the week. Now, here’s your disclaimer: I plan to bring you on a trip to the boggy depths of my hypocrisy in this little essay. (more…)