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Bishop Allen return with their first album in five years. “Why I Had To Go” is a charming indie-pop tune that will leave you hooked with its subtle and infectious melodies. Be sure to check them out in Minneapolis on Sunday, September 28th at the 7th Street Entry. W/ Ancient Mariner (BUY TICKETS)

Lights Out is available now through Dead Oceans.


Wand, the Los Angeles-based four-piece released their latest album Ganglion Reef last Month. “Broken Candle” recalls the golden age of ’60s fuzz-rock in a big way. You can catch them in Minneapolis on Monday, September 22nd at the 7th Street Entry.

W/ Vats (tape release) & Waveless (BUY TICKETS)

the Diogenes Club put out their self-titled debut a few years ago. It also happens to be a personal favorite of mine. Check out Volume 3 of their Mix Tape series courtesy of Binary Records. These tracks are HOT!

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Singer-songwriter Steve Gunn was formerly a guitarist in Kurt Vile's backing band, The Violators. His upcoming full-length, Way Out Weather, will be released October 7th on Paradise of Bachelors.

The title track displays a Gorgeous back-drop of textured guitar groove. Its probably best if you put on your headphones and walk to your nearest apple orchard. For a moment, get lost in the autumn beauty. is that a skulk of foxes playing by the tributary? Someone call Jim Brandenburg!

You can experience Steve live at the Turf Club in Saint Paul on Friday, September 19th. W/ Glenn Jones (BUY TICKETS)


Tim and Eric will make an appearance in Minneapolis with their friend Dr. Steve Brule at the State Theatre on Friday, September 26th. (BUY TICKETS)

The comedic duo behind Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! will return to adult swim on September 18th with their new series Tim and Eric’s Bedtime Stories. The new show is an anthology in the tradition of The Twilight Zone.


Bear In Heaven returned to the spotlight recently with their latest full-length Time Is Over One Day Old. Like most everything that they have done successfully…Their Most recent single “Autumn” comes at you from an angle. Perhaps from a pulpit speaking to the masses. Could this be the dark ghost of Charles Foster Kane muttering Take it easy, Nice and easy, Lazarus my Love? Come find out yourself when they play at the 7th Street Entry in Minneapolis on Wednesday, September 10th. (W/ Young Magic - BUY TICKETS)


Slow Magic became an international movement after the release of 2012’s Triangle. Crowds found a masked man in their midst, bathed in a transcendent light, showcasing a nostalgic intimacy of future-primitive electronic music. “Waited 4 U” is a baptism of hypnotic synths and obscure vocals. How To Run Away is out Tomorrow (9/9) on Downtown Records. You can see them live in Minneapolis on October 5th at the 7th Street Entry. (BUY TICKETS)