PDDTV Posts

Trampled by Turtles – “A Lifetime to Find”

The new Trampled by Turtles album Alpenglow is scheduled for release Oct. 28. The album’s producer, Jeff Tweedy wrote the song “A Lifetime to Find,” which he recorded with his band Wilco for the album Cruel Country.

Sonofmel – “Grand Marais” (Live at Billings Park)

John “Sonofmel” Adler was joined around the firepit at Billings Park in Superior by a supporting cast of musicians for the song “Grand Marais,” during a Superior Porchfest event on Sept. 8. Ben “Jammin” Anderson of Ben15 Studios shot the video.

Emily Haavik – “Do You Think You Protect Me?”

Last year a small team of women in Duluth and Minneapolis, each from a different artistic discipline, received funding from the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council to produce a multimedia piece drawing attention to the lack of safety for women and the need for accountability from men. The result is “Do You Think You Protect Me,” an original dance music video.

Torment – “No Hope”

Duluth band Torment has a new deathcore/beatdown single from the upcoming album Swallow Your Teeth. The animated lyric video was put together by Dwi Nugraha with Genoicide Artwork.

Exploring Upper Buckingham Creek

In a follow up to last month’s exploration of Buckingham Creek, Duluth Urbex tunnels into the upper section of the creek.

History of the Minnesota Vikings, Prologue: Duluth, 1926

The history of the Minnesota Vikings begins with the Duluth Eskimos. Director and producer Fernando Camargo kicks off his seven-part docuseries with this “unofficial 0th installment,” which details Duluth’s 1926 campaign “that saved pro football as we know it.”

Sydney Hansen – “Getting Somewhere Slow”

Duluth’s Sydney Hansen has a new single — “Getting Somewhere Slow” — with a video directed by Bo Allen of Bopro Video.

The Slice: Gateway to Madeline

The town of La Pointe created a Public Arts Committee that has spent the past few years working on a new sculpture for Madeline Island. Hear from artist Lisa Kosmo on how she was selected to design this piece and why it’s important to her.

In its series The Slice, WDSE-TV presents short “slices of life” that capture the events and experiences that bring people together and speak to what it means to live up north.

Exploring Santa Fe U.S. Mail Railway Post Car 57

Duluth Urbex takes a peek inside an abandoned railway post-office car in West Duluth.

Video: Black bear rolling around in sawdust

This black bear in Voyageurs National Park, about 100 miles north of Duluth, is pretty happy to roll around in sawdust and also have a little back scratch on a nearby tree. The footage is from a Voyageurs Wolf Project trail camera.

Charlie Parr on Writing Songs

Charlie Parr shares insights with Kyle Orla about how he wrote “1922 Blues,” “Remember Me if I Forget,” and his songwriting process in general.

Trampled by Turtles – “On the Highway”

The new Trampled by Turtles music video, “On the Highway” aka “Return of the Owl Face,” was shot and edited by Cooper Baumgartner. The band’s upcoming album Alpenglow, is scheduled for release Oct. 28.

The Slice: The Committed Duo

Juraj Kols and Jennifer Beattie, together known as the Committed Duo, performed music on a sinking barge off Minnesota Point in Duluth during the the second annual SubSuperior Underwater Music and Art Festival in July.

In its series The Slice, WDSE-TV presents short “slices of life” that capture the events and experiences that bring people together and speak to what it means to live up north.

Snoop Loopz wisecrack lands Duluth on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Jimmy Kimmel Live guest host Nicole Byer referenced Duluth during the opening monologue of the Aug. 17 episode. She introduced a clip from Fox 21 in which news anchor Dan Hanger and meteorologist Ken Slama shared their thoughts on Snoop Dogg’s new breakfast cereal, Snoop Loopz.

Byer referred to Hanger’s response to a quip made by Slama as “the cattiest moment in the history of broadcast television.”

Hanger also appeared in a clip used on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in 2018 when his banter with sports anchor Sam Ali turned awkward.

The Slice: Chalk Art in Superior with Annmarie Geniusz

Interdisciplinary artist Annmarie Geniusz creates large-scale chalk murals during the summer months.

In its series The Slice, WDSE-TV presents short “slices of life” that capture the events and experiences that bring people together and speak to what it means to live up north.

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