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Minnesota Arts, Culture and History | Music

Heatbox on the Scenic Route

Heatbox on the Scenic Route

PLAY | 08:46

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 Immigrant Experience in Song

The Immigrant Experience in Song

Singer Maryam Yusafzadeh came to the US from Iran over 30 years ago. Maryam’s interest in singing about immigrants started around the time of Nine-Eleven. Over time, events made her feel more strongly about it. Her CD is called Migration, and Maryam talked to Phil Nusbaum it.

Note: Maryam = Mar YAM (like the yam-type potato)
Yusefzedeh = YOU saf zah DAY

PLAY | 08:00
MHB – NUTTY NAMES

MHB – NUTTY NAMES

Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! Songs with nutty names on this episode of MHB, including ones by Kaptain Karl, Dale Menten, and Amanda Grace. And we talk about beer bubbles & lacing. All on MHB!

(Aired 05/28/2020)

PLAY | 59:42
Arne Fogel and Rick Carlson Celebrate Bing’s Birthday with A Crooner’s Lakeside Concert

Arne Fogel and Rick Carlson Celebrate Bing’s Birthday with A Crooner’s Lakeside Concert

Sunday June 1 at 4PM, Arne Fogel sings for the birthday of Bing Crosby. Arne is immersed in decades of great American music, and with Rick Carlson on piano, it promises to be a great drive in concert held by Crooner’s just north of Minneapolis. When Arne and Phil Nusbaum got together, the conversation turned quite naturally to Bing Crosby.

PLAY | 08:00
EP 140 Robert Cray

EP 140 Robert Cray

A career spanning 50 years, Robert Cray is a major mainstay in the world of Blues music.

PLAY | 59:58
The common good vs. individual good during COVID-19

The common good vs. individual good during COVID-19

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve been thinking about the concept of common good versus individual good and wanted to learn more.

PLAY | 16:40
A look at Duluth’s approach to climate change

A look at Duluth’s approach to climate change

Duluth has been suggested as a place that will withstand the challenges of climate change…yet it’s been having its share of climate-related issues.

PLAY | 11:46
Jim McGowan joins The Roadhouse from St. Paul

Jim McGowan joins The Roadhouse from St. Paul

Jim McGowan is a regular Roadhouse guest, but this performance from Jim was different. Jim joined Ann and Will to chat a perform a few songs from St. Paul via the wonders of the internet.

PLAY | 38:05
How to be more thoughtful when communicating online

How to be more thoughtful when communicating online

It’s been a stressful few months. When we’re feeling scared and angry, we may take it out on others in a number of ways, including online through emails or social media.

PLAY | 15:05
Rich Mattson & Germaine Gemberling join Roadhouse from Sparta Sound Studios

Rich Mattson & Germaine Gemberling join Roadhouse from Sparta Sound Studios

Musicians Rich Mattson and Germaine Gemberling joined Ann and Will live from their home and studios in Sparta, Minnesota.

PLAY | 33:05
EP 139 The Altered Five Blues Band

EP 139 The Altered Five Blues Band

Latest Release form Milwaukee -based Blues Band

PLAY | 59:57

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