Location: 701 N 1st Avenue, Minneapolis When: Friday, March 23rd @ 9PM
Over the last year, Ness Nite has been in New York City, but that hasn’t stopped her from crafting a great album with oft-collaborator Mike Frey. The Minneapolis based producer and Ness Nite have turned their chemistry into one of 2018’s more refreshing offerings. The 12 track album showcases just how far Ness Nite has come in a fairly short amount of time. This Friday, she’ll headline First Avenue’s 7th Street Entry with openers DJ Rowsheen, DUA, and Izell Pyramid, a solid lineup for what should be a great night. This show is 18+ and tickets are still available for only $10 ($15 @ door), click the link below to buy yours now.
Freez & Mike Frey recently released the video for their track “Most My,” the first visual from their album Freez’s Frozen French Freys. The video finds Freez right at home, the Soundset performer posts up at a variety of notable locations including Studiiyo 23, Skol Liquors, Peavey Park and The Nomad. There’s no shortage of local cameos either with Greg Grease, Metasota, Mike The Martyr, DJ Low, Toki Wright and many more all making appearances. Freez’s ability to transmit relatable material is a gift that should be noteworthy to MCs on the come up. Check out the video for “Most My” above and stay tuned for more from Freez.
With Record Store Day nearly upon us, Fifth Element recently announced their all day event. In addition to a ton of amazing deals, the store will be offering up to 50% off on CDs & LPs along with a few special J Dilla Deals. Throughout the day you’ll see performances from Greg Grease, Andrew Broder, Freez & Mike Frey, UpRock and Crescent Moon; we wouldn’t be surprised if a few special guests appear. If all of that wasn’t enough, World Street Kitchen’s food truck will be on site to provide the food. Good food, good music, good deals and it’s free, why wouldn’t you go?
Yesterday, Freez & Mike Frey dropped a new project titled, Freez’s Frozen French Freys. Brought to us by the good people over at Soul Tools, the 10 track album features guest appearances from Greg Grease, Metasota, Muja Messiah and Delko. Southside all the way, Freez’s new project encapsulates the pulse of Minneapolis, a record you listen to and FEEL like you’re in the Twin Cities. Substance and concrete lyrics abound, Freez’s Frozen French Frey’s is a solid project that is sure to get spins throughout the year. Check it out below and make sure to click the link for tickets to his official release show this Saturday.