Knight Errant

Dirty Projectors – “Swing Lo Magellan”

Megan Pohle, Staff Writer

February 11, 2013


Filed under Song of the Day

“Swing Lo Magellan” off the Dirty Projectors identically named album, released this past November, is a slower melody that emphasizes the band’s lyrical ability. The song is slower, with more guitar, making it easy listening. This song shows off a more beat driven side of the album, as well as...

Muse – “New Born”

Megan Pohle, Staff Writer

February 10, 2013


Filed under Song of the Day

Although this rock ballad came out in 2001, “New Born” reminds listeners of Muse’s heavy rock side, with epic guitar and drums. Coming from the band’s second record, “Origin of Symmetry,” this song is artfully crafted and intense, bringing audiences back to the symphonic rock band many fell...

Acting and singing can’t compensate for flat plot in Johnny Baseball

Acting and singing can’t compensate for flat plot in Johnny Baseball

Emily Kline, Humor Editor

February 5, 2013


Filed under REVIEWS, Theater Reviews

Park Square Theatre brings “Johnny Baseball,” a new musical about the infamous Red Sox curse, to the Twin Cities stage in its regional premiere, playing from January 18 to February 10. Although the show has been in development for eight years, it fails to tell a coherent and entertaining story all the way through. In “Johnny Baseball,” an o...

Local musician looking for support to fund album

Local musician looking for support to fund album

Jenny Krane, Staff Writer

February 4, 2013


Filed under REVIEWS

Local musician John Mark Nelson, who graduated from Minnetonka High School last spring, hopes to raise a total of $15,000 with his Kickstart project going towards funding his third album––his first studio album. The challenge: he still has $2,000 to go and three days to raise it. “A lot of pe...

The Local Natives’ sophomore album changes tone

The Local Natives’ sophomore album changes tone

Sarah Karels, Staff Writer

February 3, 2013


Filed under Music Reviews, REVIEWS

Psychedelic folk band The Local Natives pleases with its second full-length album “Hummingbird,” released January 29. Building on their legacy of harmonic vocals and rhythmic beats, this Los Angeles based band continues their indie sound layered with texture. Compared to their debut album “...

Walker exhibit well-organized with innovative insights and techniques

Walker exhibit well-organized with innovative insights and techniques

Giulia Imholte, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 3, 2013


Filed under Around the Twin Cities, REVIEWS

In the permanent and visiting exhibits that cycle through the halls of the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, MN, the most memorable collections belong to single-artist shows. The Cindy Sherman photography exhibit proves no exception. The exhibit, stationed in the Target and Friedman galleries, has been show...

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