With the line “10 years in our lane,” No Kings becomes the culmination of a decade-long rise to the top of Twin Cities hip-hop. The feature Ten Years In Our Lane would traces that path, using the posters from all seven Doomtree Blowouts.

Ben LaFond’s Flickr stream overflows with years of Doomtree photos. For It Begins With A Flash, we asked him for his favorite shots to create a pictorial history. Details for each photo are below the gallery.

MPLS.TV will be releasing a brand new City of Music on Pitchfork.tv tomorrow. The first guest is chillwave superstar Toro y Moi. This is the first of hopefully many episodes with Pitchfork. The photos below are a sneak preview and were contributed by Minneapolis photographer Marshall Franklin Long.

Ben LaFond was at Loring Theater on Friday night to capture the rock solid show featuring The Cloak Ox, Kill The Vultures, Seawhores, and Tender Meat celebrating the release of “Prisen EP.”

MPLS.TV Contributors Dillon Bakke and Keith Moechnig were at Soundtown last month to capture it’s first attempt at a regional music festival. Check out these gifs created by Dillon of the video coming out tomorrow.

Preview of Halloween, Alaska’s City of Music Performance featuring photos by Eric Elvendahl for the upcoming City of Music: Halloween, Alaska which comes out tomorrow.

Photos from Pitchfork Music Festival 2011 from MPLS.TV

SXSW is waiting in long lines for free shit while staring at the back of people’s heads in order to stare at the back of more people’s heads. Enjoy!

Photos of Cold War Kids at First Avenue contributed by Amy Gee.

Dillon Bakke captures the Girl Talk’s first performance in Minneapolis since 2009.

Photos of GAYNGS Affiliyated Showcase at First Avenue + 7th Street Entry + Record Room contributed by Ben LaFond.

Sims is a business.