Connecting and supporting Minnesota’s creative community of independent musicians.

“A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.”

- Leopold Stokowski


The following stations support and play Minnesota bands and musicians.

Twin Cities:

89.3 The Current (rock/pop, hip hop, Americana)
Radio Heartland (folk, acoustic)
KFAI Fresh Air Community Radio (all genres including world music)
KUOM "Radio K" (rock/pop)
96.3 K-TWIN (community, sports, music)
KBEM Jazz88 FM (jazz, bluegrass, Celtic, folk)


Greater Minnesota:

KUMD 103.3 FM - Duluth
KVSC 88.1 FM - St. Cloud
KAXE Northern Community Radio - Brainerd/Grand Rapids
KBXE Northern Community Radio - Bagley/Bemidji
WTIP North Shore Community Radio - Grand Marais
KQAL Winona State Radio - Winona
KYMN Radio 1080 AM - Northfield


Recording and Production:

Noiseland Industries 
Copycats Media 
Rare Form Mastering 
Wild Sound Recording Studio 
Brewhouse Recording Studio
Library Recording Studio


Practice Space: 

City Sound 


The following agencies and institutions provide grants and services to independent musicians in Minnesota.

Minnesota State Arts Board
Metropolitan Regional Arts Council (MRAC)
RAC Forum (10 more regional arts councils statewide)
McKnight Foundation
Jerome Foundation
American Composers Forum
MacPhail Center for Music McKnight Fellowships
St. Paul Cultural STAR Program
Minneapolis Arts Commission