TOTALLY GROSS NATIONAL PARTY
We are happy to finally announce the lineup for the 2013 Totally Gross National Party at Icehouse.
For this year's party, we will be focusing a lot of efforts into the overall atmosphere of the event. With the help of the super talented crew of Playatta, and the incredible staging and sound of Power Audio, this event will be of top-notch quality and production. The majority of the event will take place outside, occupying the entire park next door to Icehouse. Lights, projections, and video work will dominate the scenery throughout the park and on the massive brick walls of the adjacent buildings, while we rotate performers on two stages.
After the inevitable 10pm live sound curfew, the event will then transition to an all out dance party on the inside, while still allowing the patrons to hang out in the park and on the wonderful back deck of the Icehouse.
Food, beverages, and the like will be provided by the excellent staff and kitchen of the Icehouse, including some delicious special surprises they have planned specifically for the event.
Massive thanks are also due to Northeast Minneapolis's 612 Brewing for providing us with some delicious beer for the event.
Watch: Deathsquads perform Music Rocks on Radio K
Marijuana Deathsquads will be closing out the outdoor portion of this year's party. The set will be complete with special guests, coordinated visuals, and will be a preview of their upcoming album Oh My Sexy Lord.
Watch: Official video for Ævum (time crawls)
Having released their debut album earlier this summer, signed to a booking agency, and released a captivating video for Ævum (time crawls), Pony Bwoy are now ready to bring it live. This will be their first live show ever, and is not to be missed.
Watch: Official video for Batches And Cookies (f. Sopia Eris)
With the announcement of LIZZOBANGERS earlier this week, Lizzo has been dominating the twittersphere. Excitement over her live shows and recordings is at an all time high right now, and with the sun setting behind her, this will no doubt be a special performance from this incredible rapper/singer.
MOONSTONE CONTINUUM (record release)
Listen: Stream Moonstone Continuum: Salon Edition in full
Having completed the transformation from Lunarian prog-rock band to a filthy, ultra-groove night club act, Moonstone Continuum have evolved into a wicked new band. Salon Edition has officially been unleashed, and this set will act as the offiicial record release show.
Listen: Stream Allan Kingdom's excellent release Talk To Strangers
Allan Kingdom only recently came under our radar, but has quickly become an artist we are very excited about. He has incredible talent for rapping and producing, and has an incredible voice to boot. His recent release Talk To Strangers is wonderful, but it is also clear that he has only just begun his own development into one of the Twin Cities biggest talents.
Watch: Official video for Digitata4ever
Digitata is made up of Maggie Morrison, Ryan Olson, and Drew Christopherson. The band has not played together in years, but will reunite for a special performance at this year's party. Expect a best-of set list spanning the 3 albums they've released. Digitata will go on early, so plan on coming early to catch it!
Watch: DreamWeapon throws down at an xmas show
Made up of members of Food Pyramid and ex-members of Daughters Of The Sun, this new electronic band has been destroying their shows as of late. DreamWeapon will soundtrack the late-night indoor party-vibe portion of the event.
Watch: Tender Meat play at Gleb for some men
Andy Fritz and Jon Coe make up this electronic/drum two-piece. They play wonderfully playful, yet intricatly woven dance jams. Its difficult to stand still while watching these guys play.
Listen: Stream Albert's hit Luke Dragon's Weed k hi
Albert is one of TGNP's most cherished artists, having released the mind-bending album "James St Murder Laden Mitten Wonder" back in 2012. His appreciation of anti-musical music and digital mayhem always makes for an interesting approach to a live performance. He's been out of the live show game for a bit, so his set will be a welcomed return to performing. *sidenote: Albert is widely believed to be the best user on the internet.
Listen: Stream Makr's recent project RONIA
Mark McGee (MAKR) is a very prolific producer and performer in the Twin Cities. He has launched many great bands such as Father You See Queen, RONIA, and To Kill A Petty Bourgiousie, as well as being an active member of Marijuana Deathsquads and Votel. His set will no doubt explore his wide range of influnce, from noise-drone to hip hop.
PLAIN OLE BILL
Listen: Stream the recent Get Cryphy mixtape
One of the Twin Cities finest DJ talents, Plain Ole Bill is part founder of the incredible rap-dance night know as Get Cryphy. You think you want to see bands play, but really you just want to dance to Bill's jams.
Also one of Twin Cities best DJs, Jonathan is sure to get the party going, and will not let it stop until the party can no longer party. Not beholden to any specific genre, Jonathan will explore all kinds of great party-time musics.
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