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MINNESOTA HOMEGROWN MUSIC SUBMISSIONS
Rockin' 101 is looking for new material from bands for Minnesota Homegrown. You can also email Tim Ryan the location of your CD quality mp3 file to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submit you material to:
ROCKIN' 101 MINNESOTA HOMEGROWN
Attn: Tim Ryan
PO Box 366
1010 2nd Street North
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
Minnesota has a TON of very talented bands. Every month Minnesota Homegrown will highlight one of those local favorites. As music fans who support the local music scene, simply vote for one of the five choices in the right hand column. You can vote ONCE PER DAY.
The band who has the most votes during the month will kick off Minnesota Homegrown for every show of that month. We'll also highlight the band right here at Rockin101 - dot - com.
Top non-winning band will carry though to the next month's voting.
NOTE: Bands can only carry over one month.
Qualified band should have enough material for a month of airplay on Minnesota Homegrown.
April 9, 2017
The Usual Things "Tumblin'" (April Band of the Month)
Harbor Drive Hookup "She Don't Win"
3 Pill Morning "Out The Door"
Sin City Escape "White Flag"
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Throw The Fight "Passing Ships"
Modern Condition "Turn It"
Down And Above "So Alive"
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The Goodbars "Drag Me To Hell"
90% Elves "Elizabeth My Dear"
Babylon Slims "Gabby Wants A Cookie"
DVC "Let Me Be Your Fantasy"
Strait Jak-It "Terror Personified"
APRIL 2017 BAND OF THE MONTH
THE USUAL THINGS
Proudly from Minneapolis, MN and led by singer/songwriter Aaron Shekey
(pronounced shee-key), The Usual Things mix power pop melodies with
midwestern story telling, reminiscent of their humble roots and big city
aspirations. Shekey references his own blue-collar family experiences with
relatable ambiguity; tales that push the simple, upbeat melodies of the
band into surprisingly darker territory.
2016 MN HOMEGROWN BAND OF THE YEAR
THROW THE FIGHT
James Clark -
Throw the Fight are back. The band will released its new album
Transmissions via Bullet Tooth back on April 8. The band worked with
producers Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland, whose credits include August
Burns Red, Texas In July, Everclear, Affiance, Live, and more.
Transmissions is the follow-up to What Doesn’t Kill Us, which was produced
by John Feldmann & Brandon Paddock (Atreyu, The Used). What Doesn’t Kill
Us has impressively sold 10,000 copies worldwide since release and landed
on Billboard’s Heatseekers chart. Throw the Fight followed with the
2013-released The Vault EP, which also landed on Billboard’s Heatseekers
and Alternative New Artist charts.
MINNESOTA HOMEGROWN TOP ARTISTS 0F 2016
Fans got a chance to nominate and vote for their favorite bands of 2016. Here is the list of bands who made some major noise throughout the year.
1. Throw The Fight
3. 3 Pill Morning
4. Soul Asylum
5. American Head Charge
6. Gabriel And The Apocalypse
7. The Phoenix Philosophy
9. City Of The Weak
10. Sin City Escape
13. Left In The Lurch
14. Cold Kingdom
15. Version 5
MINNESOTA HOMEGROWN TOP ARTISTS 0F 2015
1. Cold Kingdom
2. Lamp Shade Betty
4. Fifth Hour
6. Ivy Stone
7. Sin City Escape
8. Ashes From Stone
11. The Oddfathers
12. Sleep Signals
15. Dividing Eden
MINNESOTA HOMEGROWN TOP ARTISTS 0F 2014
1. Strange Daze
3. Gabriel And The Apocalypse
4. La Madness
5. Kat Perkins
7. Cold Kingdom
8. Fifth Hour
12. Blue Felix
13. Throw The Fight
14. Going To The Sun
15. The Phoenix Philosophy