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Cloud Cult's new album is titled Love.
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March 6, 2013 Frontman Craig Minowa talks about tragedy in his past and how the group's new album, Love, reflects his own healing process.
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Cloud Cult's album, Love, comes out March 5.
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February 24, 2013 The Twin Cities band's ninth album bursts with warmth, whether in spare examinations of faith or in big-hearted explosions of ecstatic celebration. At times, Cloud Cult's music recalls the larger-than-life reverie of The Polyphonic Spree, but the music on Love feels more personal and fragile.
Clockwise from upper left: Early photo of My Bloody Valentine, Grouper, The Knife, Ballake Sissoko.
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February 5, 2013 Our latest weekly mix includes songs from some of the year's most anticipated new albums, including the long-awaited My Bloody Valentine record, and an epic electronic jam from The Knife. We've also got new music from Four Tet, Cloud Cult, Malian kora player Ballake Sissoko and more!
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September 12, 2012 For a few minutes amid the bustle of the 2012 Sasquatch Music Festival, we were able to stop, breathe and enjoy Cloud Cult's jaw-dropping rendition of its song "That Man Jumped Out the Window."
Minnesota's Cloud Cult crammed into the WXPN studios for a session on World Cafe.
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December 15, 2010 The Minnesota band Cloud Cult includes a cellist, a violinist ... and a painter! Listen to its orchestrated pop and watch as one member creates a work of art in the WXPN studios.
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December 4, 2008 Last year, Mark Wheat of The Current proclaimed the album dead. So instead of creating a list of top 10 full-length records, he's documenting the year in music with the perfect 10-song mixtape playlist.
April 24, 2008 The large Minneapolis-based band has earned a reputation for playing each of their sets with a multimedia component: Live painting. The group visits WNYC's Soundcheck for an interview and studio performance.
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April 10, 2008 Hear a sneak preview of CDs due out this spring, including new music from My Morning Jacket, Shearwater, Elbow, Wolf Parade, and more. All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen talks with Stephen Thompson, curator for NPR's Song of the Day, KEXP DJ Cheryl Waters, and The Current DJ Mark Wheat about the releases they're most looking forward to in the coming weeks.
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March 13, 2008 Cloud Cult's uplifting indie-rock raised spirits on the corner of 7th and Red River in Austin, Texas, at the South by Southwest Music Festival. Accompanied by strings and a trombone, the band plays "Everybody Here is a Cloud" at The Current's outdoor showcase.
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