Photo: Laura Yurich On tour to promote their newest album Loma Vista , Family of the Year stopped in Minneapolis yesterday for a Cities 97 Studio C session followed by a sold out show at the 7th Street Entry. The night marked the sun-kissed Los Angeles band’s first sold out show in the United States (awesome!). Keyboardist Christina Schreoter told the audience it was only their second sold out show ever- next to a venue they [...]
Paramore's new self-titled album will be out on 4/9 via Fueled By Ramen.
Greetings from below zero weather! MFR had a chat with Family Of The Year ’s keyboardist, Christina Schroeter, a few days ago as the band prepared to make their way across the Midwest (including a sold out Minneapolis stop tonight at the 7th Street Entry!). The tour comes in wake of the release of their second full-length album, Loma Vista . The Los Angeles band has enjoyed a few busy years after its creation in 2009. That year, FOTY released their debut album, Songbook , and haven’t [...]
Flume is set to release his debut album in the US on 2/19 via Mom + Pop Music .
Gorillaz producer Dan The Automator and MFR-fave Emily Wells have joined forces to bring us the long-awaited project Pillowfight - with a debut LP officially out next week. Stream it early over at the Huffington Post .
Beta Love , the third full-length album from NY's Ra Ra Riot , is out 1/22 via Barsuk Records .
Photo credit: Shane Peters Dawes ' third full-length album, Stories Don't End , is slated for a 4/9 release via the band's label/ Q Prime Management . Rolling Stone has the story.
East Coast man Willy Mason is back on the tour circuit with his new EP, Don't Stop Now , (out tomorrow in the US via UK-label Communion Records ). Mason has scheduled a stop this Saturday at the Turf club in St. Paul and MFR is giving away a pair of tickets to the party! For your chance to win email laura@minneapolisfuckingrocks. com with your answer to the following question: Which movie is more satisfying on a cold Minnesota day: Groundhog Day or Fargo? [...]
Justin Timberlake - "Suit & Tie" (Feat. Jay-Z) New JT . Need I say more? His new album, The 20/20 Experience , will be out later this year. Pick it up on iTunes .
The new album from Local Natives , Hummingbird , will be out on 1/29 via Frenchkiss Records.
The new album from Javelin , No Mas , will be out on 3/5 via Luaka Bop.
The new album from Ra Ra Riot , Beta Love , will be out on 1/22 via Barsuk.
[LOCAL] The new Jeff Tweedy-produced album from Duluth's Low , The Invisible Way , will be out on 3/19 via Sub Pop.