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The Playlists: Let’s Listen to 20 Great New Songs—And 1 Lousy Old One

A special expanded edition of our weekly new music playlists.

Who Needs Algorithms? Here Are This Week’s New Music Playlists.

5 great new local songs, 5 great new songs from everywhere else, and one song that really sucks.

March 27, 2024

Ghosts, God, and a WCCO Radio Legend Make This Week’s Best New Music Playlists

5 great new local songs, 5 great new songs from everywhere else, and one song that sucks.

March 20, 2024

Poised to Pop: 10 MN Music Acts Ready to Make Noise in 2024

From newbies to established artists leveling up, here are 10 acts to keep an ear on in the upcoming year.

February 14, 2024

Time for the Best Songs of the Week—Now With 1 Bonus Bad Song!

5 great new local songs, 5 great new songs from everywhere else, and 1 song that totally sucks.

February 12, 2024

Punk Divas and Yodelin’ Hoes in This Week’s New Music Playlists

5 great new local songs, 5 great new songs from everywhere else.

February 7, 2024

Today’s Complaints: Snowplow Names, Yacht Club Lineup, Legal Marijuana Now Party

Plus an archive of local music recordings we have no complaints about in today's Flyover news roundup.

January 30, 2024

We’ve Got Some Terrible News for People Who Don’t Want to Listen to Great New Music

That's right—it's time for our weekly playlists again, featuring 5 great new local songs and 5 great new songs from everywhere else.

January 29, 2024