We’re super excited to announce that Secret Stash Records has made a limited edition pressing of our new album, “Sooner or Later.” It’s 200 hand numbered units on clear vinyl! After two days of taking pre-orders they’re almost all sold out. So be sure to reserve yours now if you want one. The only way […]
Last time Sonny Knight and the Lakers stopped by The Current, they performed with legends. This time around — their third performance in our studios — the eight-piece band performed as luminaries themselves. View more
Today’s Morning Edition music is from Sonny Knight and the Lakers with “Sooner or Later,” the title track from their new album. Full article here.
It’s a mild fall evening at an Uptown coffee shop and Sonny Knight is clad neck to toe in a dark, casual getup illuminated by the glimmer of a silver Vikings flat brim hat. Before sitting down, he orders a black iced coffee and waits patiently by the counter. “No cream,” he equably reiterates to […]
MINNEAPOLIS — His musical dream was old enough to qualify for Medicare, but it never died. Not when his fledgling performing career failed to get off the ground, or when the Army sent him to Vietnam. Not when he spent four decades working as a trucker, or when his 65th birthday arrived. Not then. Not ever. And at age […]
Sonny Knight & The Lakers have become a hometown favorite to Minneapolis. They’re leading a revival of soul music not only in the twin cities, but arguably the upper Midwest. It’s not going unnoticed either. The First Avenue Mainroom was packed this past Saturday night, concertgoers chilled from the cold October evening filed into the […]
Eric Foss — the honcho at Secret Stash Records and drummer for Sonny Knight the Lakers — recently invited City Pages to “watch the sausage get made” at the band’s rehearsal space. Full article here.
OK, this is too much fun not to share. My brother, Brian Foss, recently started playing around with sample based music. Armed with a Korg nanoKey and an iPad he quickly started making his own beats. The other day he sent me a little something he whipped up using only samples from the recording of Jucy […]
One day a few years ago I had the extreme pleasure of hosting Rodriguez for an evening. He was in town on a PR tour and wound up hanging out at the Secret Stash offices after meeting with local media folks. A small group of us were hanging out listening to records and talking about […]
Minneapolis soul ensemble Sonny Knight & The Lakers perform for a sold out crowd in TPT’s Street Space for an episode of “The Lowertown Line.” Full Episode