Cloud Cult Posts

Cloud Cult – “When You Reach the End”

The new music video from Cloud Cult was made by artist Annabelle Popa. It features sped up footage of handwritten lyrics and accompanying drawings — with band leader Craig Minowa faded into the background.

Cloud Cult – “Song from Oblivion,” “Victor,” “Back Into My Arms”

From the woods of Wisconsin, Craig Minowa of Cloud Cult performs three songs from the band’s recently released album Metamorphosis. Shot for the Soundcheck podcast on a balmy 30-degree day, the three clips feature Minowa playing in the snow with an acoustic guitar, with the rest of the band on backing tracks.

Cloud Cult – “One Way Out of a Hole”

Cloud Cult released the first music video today from its new album Metamorphosis, due out March 4. The video is directed by Jeff D. Johnson.

The band kicks off its tour with a performance at Papa Charlie’s in Lutsen on Feb. 12 and hits Duluth on April 20 with a show at the NorShor Theatre.

Cloud Cult in Concert & Conversation at the Greene Space

Cloud Cult, a band formed by Craig Minowa in Duluth, performed at the Greene Space in New York on Nov. 1 in an event streamed online and available in the video above. Dawn Gross, host of the radio series Dying to Talk interviews Minowa between songs on the topics of love, loss and more.

The Lowertown Line: Cloud Cult

Twin Cities Public Television’s live-performance music show, The Lowertown Line, features Cloud Cult performing on the Minneapolis Convention Center Plaza for the opening of the 2015 Northern Spark art festival. The band’s new album, The Seeker, is scheduled for a Feb. 12 release.

Cloud Cult – “No Hell” (Homemade Lyric Video)

“No Hell” is the first single from Cloud Cult’s forthcoming album The Seeker, scheduled for release in February. The official music video will be released in December. For now, the band put together this “quick homemade behind-the-scenes lyric video, shot lo-fi on a phone” in the “woods where most of these songs are written.”

Cloud Cult returns to Bayfront

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Cloud Cult comes back to the area for the Twin Ports Bridge Festival at Bayfront Park on Sept. 11. Craig Minowa talks about some big surprises for the group’s return.

Trailer for Cloud Cult film Unplug

Minnesota band Cloud Cult, founded in Duluth by Craig Minowa, is releasing a video distillation of 12 years of songwriting that features acoustic performances at the Southern Theater in Minneapolis, along with interviews and behind the scenes footage. The movie is the product of an eight-year collaborative relationship between Minowa and co-producer Jeff D. Johnson.

There will be a screening on April 30 at the Riverview Theater in Minneapolis, with the national release on the following day, May 1. No word on a Duluth screening yet.

Even on rainy days Duluth still best outside city in country

Shot on and around Ely’s Peak with a cheap pocket camera and enhanced with stolen Cloud Cult music. Keep Duluth weird.

Oh, and vote in that thing if you want to. The numbers have been bizzaro, to the point where the mayor thought it might have been hacked …

Sloppy Cloud Cult post-rainout acoustic set clips from the Twin Ports Bridge Festival

It started raining at the Twin Ports Bridge Festival pretty much the moment Cloud Cult hit the stage. About four songs into the set it started pouring. When the announcement came that the show couldn’t continue, the crowd slowly dispersed, then rushed back when the band started performing unplugged as the rain relented. When informed they needed to get off the wet stage, the band climbed into the pit area behind the guard rail to belt out another tune. Then they escaped under the stage and the downpour resumed.

Check out Nate Lindstrom’s photo gallery of the Bridge Fest at the N. Lindstrom Photo website.

Cloud Cult on Minnesota Original

The Cloud Cult movie No One Said it Would be Easy screens tonight at Zinema 2, and the band will play the Twin Ports Bridge Festival in Duluth on July 6.

Cloud Cult – “Good Friend”

The new Cloud Cult video “Good Friend,” directed by John Burgess, premiered this morning on MTVu.

Cloud Cult – All the Things We Couldn’t See

Cloud Cult has a new album, Love, coming out on March 5. The track “All the Things We Couldn’t See” is already available to those who preorder the album at

The video was produced by Jeff D. Johnson with help filming from Cody York.

Tickets for Cloud Cult in Silver Bay

I have three Cloud Cult tickets for Saturday night, Dec. 1, in the Silver Bay High School auditorium that are up for grabs. It sounds like a fun trip up the shore for you and two of your best mates! E-mail kristinebergren @ if interested.

Cloud Cult – Unexplainable Stories

Animation by Jon Thompson of Minneapolis-based Bolster Creative

Previous Cloud Cult video here.

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