Mark Farina at the Hewing Hotel rooftop

Mark Farina is One Funky Dude

At the end of the night, one thought kept repeating in my mind: Mark Farina is one funky dude. A close second? “I effing love you, Minneapolis.” But that could have been the White Claw talking. (For the more visually-inclined, hit up a full album of pics here) Going in, it seemed a little risky […]

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How to Embrace the Forest

With a scant seven days to go until Electric Forest kicks off (six if you’ve got early arrival), it’s time to map out your four (or five) magical days. Also, you should probably pack. We already gave you a handful of musical suggestions in our Top 5 “Big Font” Acts post, as well as a […]

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Electric Forest 2019

Electric Forest Reveals The 2019 Lineup

Once again, Christmas came early courtesy of the fine folks at Madison House: The 2019 Electric Forest lineup is here! Before we delve into that, allow me to remind those of you with loyalty codes from previous Forests that the presale starts TOMORROW, December 5th at 12 pm ET. Be there (for your heavily discounted […]

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rufus du sol

Rufus Du Sol Live at First Avenue

On a chilly Tuesday in November, Rufus Du Sol brought the warmth of Sydney and feels-a-plenty of their music to First Avenue’s mainroom in Minneapolis. They also brought a fantastic billing of support to open for them. (Photo gallery for those who prefer) I got tied up at will call when I arrived, and I […]

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