Heatbox is the alter ego of Aaron Heaton, a Minneapolis based vocal performer who mixes beatboxing and acapella with a number of looping effects to create rich and complex songs with a hip hop vibe. He talks to Will Moore about his process and lets his unique personality out.
The North Shore Readers and Writers Festival took place in Grand Marais this past weekend. Included among a number of public events was a panel discussion on writing humor.
David Huckfelt of The Pines recently released his first solo album, which grew out of time spent as an artist-in-residence at Isle Royale National Park.
We just changed our clocks back to standard time last weekend. A growing number of scientists and other experts are urging the U.S. to not change the clocks again and to abolish daylight saving time for good.
We’ve all seen the many ‘green’ products available on the market today—from tote bags to reusable straws to clothing made of recycled plastic bottles. Do they really make a difference, or at some level are they just an excuse to buy more stuff?
Michael & Jennifer McLain & the Banjocats were a part of the North Shore Music Association’s Bluegrass Masters Weekend this past weekend.
Rootz Within is an “Island jam reggae fusion” band from Detroit Lakes. While in Grand Marais for a couple of nights playing at the Gunflint Tavern the group joined Brian and Dave on The Roadhouse.
Cook County community member Bill Hansen is currently in his fourth month of a 27-month stint in Uganda with the Peace Corps. Roadhouse Producer Annie Possis recently spoke with Bill.
Have you ever had the experience of talking about a product or place, then suddenly there are ads for it on your Facebook feed or in your email? You’re probably not being paranoid in thinking your phone could be listening to you because it might be.
A project called “Shine On” at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking to create a blood test to detect a certain kind of canine cancer that can affect any dog of any breed or age.
Easy Riders are a group from Peoria, Illinois playing rock and blues.