The Uncluded and Hamell on Trial

Price: $15

When: Ended 06/30/13

Where: Cedar Cultural Center

Already love-’em-or-hate-’em performers individually, indie-rap visionary Aesop Rock and Moldy Peaches anti-folkie Kimya Dawson are all the more polarizing and fascinating as the Uncluded. The unlikely duo — connected by their suburban New York upbringings and playfulness with words — turned to local label Rhymesayers Entertainment to issue their debut album, “Hokey Fright,” and 89.3 the Current is one of the few stations adventurous enough to play its charmingly warped, odd-duck, tale-filled tracks. In May, Dawson’s microphone unluckily cut out when she joined Aesop at Soundset in Shakopee, but no chance of that here. New York’s acoustic-punk storyteller Hamell on Trial, discovered by Ani DiFranco in the mid-’90s, is a must-see opener. Chris Riemenschneider


Cedar Cultural Center
416 Cedar Av. S.
Minneapolis, MN

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