Tag: indie-rock

Mitski doesn’t want to be “Your Best American Girl”
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Mitski doesn’t want to be “Your Best American Girl”

The recently reopened Palace Theatre in downtown St. Paul doesn’t try to impress by looking flashy. Neither does Mitski, the indie-rocker who opened there for the Pixies last week. On October 10, Mitski took center stage, wearing black, with her hair pulled into a low ponytail. Accompanied by a percussionist and a guitarist, she stood…

Foxing and the albatross take flight
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Foxing and the albatross take flight

“Foxing is a band. Someday Foxing won’t be a band.” This slogan is both simple and profound, although you may think it clichéd of an indie-rock, post-rock group to declare itself metaphysically impermanent. Hold your judgement for just a moment. Imagine that you are standing in the Triple Rock Social Club, swaying back and forth…