“Lasko” by Votel

(info taken from Votel’s Bandcamp site)

Votel is a mostly electronic band, with live instrumentation and vocals. Its members are Mark McGee (To Kill a Petty Bourgeoisie), Maggie Morrison (Look Book, Digitata), Adam Marx (Seawhores, Vaz), Ben Clark (Cecil Otter), and Drew Christopherson (Polica, Solid Gold). Votel began playing together as part of a weekly improvisational residency in Minneapolis. Now they write songs. Play live. Record.

‘Lasko’ is the first song released from Votel’s self-titled debut.

Checkout more Votel here: http://votel.bandcamp.com/

The Hex Schedule – May

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Get your fill Hexagon Bar Schedule Here – Continue reading

Review – The People Say Fox – Glowcap

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By: Nick Habisch

In today’s oversaturated globe-encompassing music scene it is hard for a band/artist to break out of the ocean of music that exists because of the Internet. Duluth-based The People Say Fox are a band that is poised on the edge of breaking into the open, and their newest album Glowcap is a solid, if not spectacular effort by the four-piece. Continue reading

Trev & Brock’s Golden BDay Fiesta @ The Nomad 3/30

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A birthday party for soundguys? I wouldn’t have enough energy for something like that. I am sure it’s going to be crazy, and you won’t want to miss it.

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Off The Cuff #2 – Cypher / Double Trio – 3/31 at Aster Cafe

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Improvisation is a like a box of chocolates, well you know how the rest of this goes. I guess the first one of these went off pretty well, so there is a good chance you’ll want to see this.

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Our first go was a blast, and we’re ready to keep rocking. Continue reading

Review – Disaster Bird – While The Skies Change

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By Rich Horton

I was wondering why bands would put negative words in there name or album title. It makes it too easy for us reviewers to jump on it, and use it against them. Luckily for Disaster Bird, I won’t take that liberty until the end of the review. It won’t be that bad either, I promise you. Continue reading

Yoga Garden Presents: a CVP Inter-Narrative Psychomagical Action

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This will surely be an interesting evening. I will let them explain it for you.

John Colburn & Sarah Fox present entrained selections from their new books (JC: Invisible Daughter, SF: The First Flag) in an intimate multimedia performance at Yoga Garden, a Center for Visionary Poetics (CVP) haven. Live music, and party to follow. Asanas optional and encouraged. No experience necessary. One love. XO

YOGA Garden
1229 Tyler St. NE Suite, #140