By Bobby Benedict Much like my waistline around the holidays, the Sioux Falls music scene is expanding immensely. The past couple months have just been announcement after announcement of great things happening for the scene. 2016 will bring three very distinct record...
By Austin Kaus In the world of skate punk, Joey Cape might be considered royalty. His band Lagwagon has released eight full-length albums since their inception in 1990. He’s also part of the all-star punk rock cover band Me First and...
By Bobby Benedict Submitted Image   Interview with Mason Jennings Not many people are so inspired by music so early that they drop school and move to where their music is, what came out of Minneapolis that drew you there? Mason Jennings: I really love The...
By Austin Kaus Photo by Jim McFarlane   Billy Yost can be a nice guy. In conversation, he’s self-depricating. He jokes about poverty and Muppet obsessions but, underneath the Alpha Flight t-shirt, there is fury. Pop-loving, rock and roll fury. He is a...
By Austin Kaus Lots of people think they could be stand-up comedians, but very few actually go for it. “Dirty” Dan Bublitz is one of those few. A couple of failed relationships and one big move later, the Huron native is now...
By Austin Kaus “Can I call you back? I’m loading this big snake in my vehicle right now?” That was the false start to a chat with a true professional wrestler/exciting person. Sinn Bodhi fell in love with pro wrestling as...
By Kinsey Gustafson Haggerty’s Musicworks has been a fixture in the Rapid City community for decades, selling reeds for clarinets and bass guitars for bands. The business was started in 1963 as a department store by Dan Haggerty’s father, which...
By Austin Kaus When Green Jellÿ exploded in 1993 in the world with their deranged nursery rhyme “Three Little Pigs,” they had already been “gonged” on The Gong Show and described by the Ramones as the worst opening act ever....
By Michael Todd Photos Submitted Among four other headliners — the presence-driven catharsis of Cloud Cult, the all-out dance party of Later Babes, the heart-filled feminism of Caroline Smith, and the blood-vessel-breaking rock of The Kickback —  this year’s 605 Summer...
(From left, Mike Helland (bass), Andrew Helland (drums), Brandon Phrommany (guitar/vocals) By Austin Kaus For the three 21-year-olds that make up Tenenbaums, dreams are important. The Sioux Falls natives process their own subconscious adventures through ethereal indie pop songs on their...

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