Mostly MN Music with Dark Bunny and theme money

Funny to spend the first sunny Saturday in weeks in the WMCN studio with Dark Bunny singing about being “stuck in Overcast”. It was perfect!

We were delighted to have Emily Youel, founder of Dark Bunny come in to chat about her debut album and play a few songs. The album was conceived during the pandemic, beginning as a bedroom dream pop project but it grew to include three new members – Christian Wheeler (lead guitar), Emma Withers (drums) and Karl Schutzle (bass). The music embraces nature in soundscape and lyrics. There are also relationship-based theme of falling in love, unrequited love and love of friends. It also feels very Minnesotan. You’ll love it and you can see them at the Midwest Music Fest at the end of the month.

We had a theme of money, in honor of April being a tax month and we thank folks for so many requests! You can listen to the music on the Spotify playlist (which is often more aspirational than the actual) and see the folks we played below (not necessarily in order):

Artist Song Release
Courtney Yasmineh Remedy High Priestess and the Renegade
Folios Bad Penny Dispatch
Jonatha Brooke Ten Cent Wings (Live) Live
The Belfast Cowboys Hard Working and Poor The Upside to the Downslide
Mary Bue Candy Holy Bones
BEV Madrid Crusher
Joe Germ Bubblegum Cigarette Watching You
Six Mile Grove Money Doesn’t Matter Million Birds
Rich Mattson and the Northstars Cheap and Easy Totem
Products Ink Pink Puma
Erik Koskinen Blood and Money America Theatre
BirdHands The Cost of Sweat Machiniste
Dirt Train Time & a Half Dead Beat Shake – EP
Munson-Hicks Party Supplies Pennies on My Eyes Munson-Hicks Party Supplies
Cole Diamond Poverty Line Late Nights / Early Mornings – EP
Tina Schlieske Gimmie a Penny Evil Gal Blues
Eli Gardiner Blood Soaked Money The Fire and the Medicine
The Hold Steady Chips Ahoy A Positive Rage
Graham Bramblett Two Pennies Standard Harmony
Michael Shynes There Goes the Devil Shadowboxing
Soul Asylum Black Gold Black Gold: The Best of Soul Asylum
Dark Bunny Overcast Dark Bunny
Dark Bunny Dead Letters Dark Bunny

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