Music News

Tune in Monday morning to hear new local music from The Ericksons as they get ready to celebrate a CD release with a party at The Cedar Cultural Center. Pam has played music from this duo with the dreamy sound and lovely harmonies since their second album, “Don’t Be Scared, Don’t Be Alarmed,” released in 2010

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MINTHEAD ALERT!!! – We are proud to announce that Mint Condition will be featured on TV One’s “Unsung”, next Wednesday, March 13th at 9 PM (EST). We are extremely excited about the episode, and hope you will all enjoy the REAL story of our journey as a band, and as brothers. New Single, Believe In Us http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BF0pNGx58Uw

Bobby Z and the American Heart Association present… The 2nd Annual Benefit 2 Celebrate Life! a celebrity-filled concert featuring Questlove, Andre Cymone, Dez Dickerson, Dr. Fink, Alexander O’Neil, Stokley of Mint Condition, and more surprise celebrity artists. March 9, 2013 at First Avenue in Minneapolis

Legendary local rockers the Mighty Mofos’ Bill and Ernie Batson join KFAI Spin with Cyn  this Tuesday from 10 – noon! They perform the first “KFAI Benefits with Friends” Saturday, February 7 at Turf Club, topping off the night with their always intense, super-sonic set of fantastic rock.

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On this week's True Brit!, host Simon Husbands talks to the legendary band, The Zombies! Bassist Chris White sites down with Simon to talk about the 50th anniversary of their classic album 'Odessey and Oracle', an album ranked by Billboard as #100 in the best albums of all time, and widely considered to be a masterpiece. Tune in at midnight on Friday to hear Chris talk about the band, his life in music and the mysterious Blue Plaque, and how bandmate Colin Blunstone nearly gave up his music career for selling insurance!

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The Trashcan Sinatras have been making music for 30 years – and to celebrate, they're coming from their native Scotland to tour the US, coming to the Twin Cities on Thursday 12th October – and to help them prepare, they will be joining Simon Husbands on this week's TRUE BRIT! Join Simon as he talks trash with Paul Livingston of the band. Learn about Shabby Road Studios and the cats who frequented the place, and catch up with some Trashcan music, new and old – on True Brit!

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Tune in Wed. night to TravoRamo Fa Fa Fa on KFAI . We'll be talking to original bassisit for The Bangles , Annette Zilinskas and find out what it was like to be a teenage

bangle! We'll also hear cuts from the new cd Ladies and Gentlemen …The Bangles , a collection of original material and rare tracks! Plus much,much more! 

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On this Friday's TRUE BRIT! our host Simon Husbands will be talking to yet another Simon – Mr. SIMON LOVE! Simon is a singer songwriter from the UK, originally known for his work with the Welsh band THE LOVES, and now forging ahead with a solo career. His new album SINCERELY, S. LOVE X just charted at #3 in the Austrian alternative charts, so you know it's good!

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This week's True Brit! hosted by Simon Husbands will be the 5 year anniversary of the show! Join Simon and the crew as they celebrate with all the regular stuff – news, views, interviews and nonsense. Special guest interviewee – KRISTEEN YOUNG who has worked with Bowie, Morrissey, Dave Grohl and more……….check it all out, Friday at midnight!

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On Friday's True Brit! the mercurial host Simon Husbands will be prodding and probing the rather snazzy singer / producer Brooke Aldridge! Tune in to learn about her latest project – glean EP2 – and to explore her big bag of records as Simon welcomes a classy act! Friday at midnight……

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On this week's True Brit! our genial ( and yet mercurial ) host Simon Husbands will be talking with British actress HELEN ANKER – Helen has been in many Broadway and West End stage productions and has worked with great performers including Petula Clark – and has appeared many times in TV shows on both sides of the Atlantic! She is currently starring in the Chanhassen Diner Theaters production of CAMELOT – and will be sharing her stories and music with us all on True Brit! – Friday night at midnight!

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