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Sounds and Sparks

Sounds and Sparks is an original feature on WTIP that features Minnesota musicians telling the stories and meanings behind their latest songs and diving into their own creative process. Hosted and produced by Will Moore, you’ll hear this feature on Scenic Route, Sidetracks and North Shore Morning.

February 12, 2022
Sounds and Sparks – Superior Siren’s “Kill Your Darlings”

Sounds and Sparks is a new feature here on WTIP that features Minnesota musicians telling the stories and meanings behind their latest songs and diving into their own creative process. This first segment features Duluth’s Laura Sellner, better known as Superior Siren, and her latest EP entitled Kill Your Darlings.

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February 12, 2022
Sounds and Sparks – “This Aster”

Sounds and Sparks is a new series on WTIP that features Minnesota musicians discussing the latest songs on their newest albums. We go track by track and learn the meanings and stories behind the songs, as well as interesting anecdotes from first inspiration to the recording process. (more…)

February 12, 2022
Sounds and Sparks: YYY

Austin Carson of Minneapolis creates multi-layered and multi-faceted electronic tunes as YYY. His latest album aquadungeonafterdark features 10 new tracks and countless wild moments. He gives the stories and inspirations behind them all in this addition to the Sounds and Sparks series.

January 8, 2022
Sounds and Sparks: Scott Zosel and “Tiny Yellow Room”

Scott Zosel is a Twin Cities songwriter making his solo debut with an album called Tiny Yellow Room. An avid reader, Zosel has made an album full of songs inspired by some of his favorite poets, literary figures, and lyricists.

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