Monday, May 28, 2007

Robot Love

You've seen the sticker, now go to the store. Robot Love, located on 27th and Lyndale in Uptown MPLS features designer toys, clothes, mags and more. Keep up to date with Robot Love events and join thier mailing list to find out about artists signings and featured shows.


June 6th, at The Foundation in Minneapolis. DJ's will battle it out for thier chance to become the 2007 DMC champion. A title held by many in the past including Roc Raida, DJ Craze, the Scratch Perverts and more. To see video from past events, go to:

Some Assembly Required

Expiremental mash ups, sound collage, turntablism and more. Based out of Minneapolis MN, and featured on radio stations all over Canada and the US, Jon Nelson's weekly radio show Some Assembly Required features bands like Evolution Control Committee, Splatt and more. Here is one of the more recent show's playlist:

01 Mr. Dibbs - "Outreach 5"

02 Orchid Spangiafora - "The persistence of F.M."

03 Cheekyboys - "Get Back Sledgehammer"

04 Avalanches - "Tonight"

05 Forty One - "Hip Hip Hop"

06 DJ Zebra - "Upside down tonight"

07 Wobbly - "Anger"

08 The Tape-beatles - "Desire"

09 DJ Marvel - "Turntable Menace"

10 Lecture On Nothing - "The Custom Apocalypse"

11 Pop Chop - "Wonder Fill"

12 Wax Audio - "Unparalleled Danger"

13 Jeffrey Sconce - "Goofy And The Feds"

14 Steinski - "Collage #9"

15 Activist Queer Folk - "Mixed Messages"

16 Go Home Productions - "Notorious Trick"

Download the podcast here:

And visit Jon Nelson's label Recombinations to order Nelson's own creation, Escape Mechanism. Along with Lecture on Nothing, an album by a former 2 Live Crew producer.

l'etoile magazine

Check out this MN based art magazine, featuring local artist from Minnesota, along with artists from around the world. Fashion, photography, music... its all there. The current issue features: Two Bit Bling, Cut Chemist, Chuck U and much more.

And locals make sure to check out thier blog to find out out about weekly events.