Album of the Week: Jenny Lewis, 'On The Line'

Jenny Lewis, 'On The Line'

Jenny Lewis put herself on the emotional line with this album. Fans will appreciate the insight into what makes her tick, and will likely relate to the grieving process, and the notion of moving on and coming out OK on the other end of emotional turmoil.

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Friday Five: Brianna Kočka, the Violet Nines, and more new Minnesota music videos

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“50°! We did it!” KARE 11 meteorologist Sven Sundgaard tweeted yesterday afternoon. “Last time was Nov. 1.” So if you see Minnesotans lounging outside rather than hurriedly slip-sliding from place to place, you know why. Take a breath of spring air before sitting down to watch these videos. Brianna Kočka – “Kindness” Brianna Kočka enjoys friends,…

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Nilufer Yanya talks about her journey to ‘Miss Universe’

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In her short career as a musician, London-based artist Nilüfer Yanya has already grown into her own sound. After spending the first few years winning over fans with her jazzy pop tunes, her debut album, Miss Universe — out today — shows her transition to a more minimalist rock vibe. Her music is both crisp and…

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Katy Vernon performs in the Radio Heartland studio

Katy Vernon performs at Radio Heartland

Katy Vernon's new album is 'Suit of Hearts'; the songs on the album deal with sadness and regret, but when you listen, you hear a woman also finding strength and opening doors to a brighter future. Vernon and her band recently stopped in for a session at Radio Heartland.

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Coffee Break: Music kids love

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Rock the Cradle is this Sunday, March 24, at the Minneapolis Institute of Art / Children's Theatre Company -- it's our annual free, no ticket required event for kids and their grownups to explore music, art and culture. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that kids love?

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