Bowerbirds perform “Overcome With Light” and “Brave World” in the warehouse district of downtown Minneapolis, off their latest release The Clearing for North Shore Sessions.

MPLS.TV interviews Crocodiles at First Avenue’s 7th Street Entry.

Interview with Generationals recorded live at Fine Line Music Cafe in Minneapolis, MN by Hunter Johnson

Happy Friday from MPLS Vids! In honor of the best day of the week, today’s video pick will have you grooving before you even leave the house–Gigamesh and Induce really know how to throw a party, and this 70′s disco inspired beat is a serious ass shaker.

An interview with local rapper ICE ROD about his hilarious and innovative Chat Roulette freestyle show.

For a little lighthearted fun this afternoon, check out Minneapolis-based rapper Alex Frecon in the official music video for his song “Help Me Out.”

Bobby sits down with Ghostly International recording artist Mux Mool in the newest episode of So You Think You Kahn Dance.

Check out Minneapolis based singer/songwriter Gabriel Douglas as he performs his song “Great Escapes” while taking a leisurely stroll through the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

For almost half a decade now, First Avenue’s Get Cryphy has been the monthly destination for local fans of rap, getting stupid, and/or shaking their things. The dance night celebrates its four-year anniversary on Friday, February 24.

Zoo Animal (Holly Newsom) sings Dream On while ice skating in St. Paul. Directed by Trent Waterman for North Shore Sessions. Filmed 1/13/2012.

Highlights from the Best New Bands of 2011 showcase at First Avenue. Shot by Erika Ochoa and Joah Colby-Milbrath.

Battles perform “Africastle” on MPLS.TV’s live performance series, “City of Music.” This is the second episode to be released on Pitchfork.tv. Be on the lookout for others.