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The North 1033 [WDSE-FM] is your independent alternative member supported public radio station. 103.3FM, online at www.thenorth1033.org. We play an eclectic mix of music (new indie, folk, jam, jazz, soul, blues, and more).  Check out our program guide and playlist for more info.  


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Women’s History Month began as “International Women's Day” in March of 1911. Celebrate this history with a daily series honoring Minnesota women who lead, create and Inspire. This series profiles Minnesota women from greater Minnesota both past and present, for Women’s History Month to air each weekday for the month of March.

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  • Updated: Feb 16, 2016

Latest Pieces

Caption: A man and his guitars., Credit: RANDY CASEY
In his more than 30-year career, this Minnesota native has played guitar with a wide array of performers in a wide array of genres on stages across...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 38:26
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This Duluth singer/songwriter released a new EP, Goodbye, in October 2020. We'll find out more about his music and how he's weathered this past pan...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 26:11
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This Minneapolis musician was the youngest ever winner of the Hibbing Dylan Days Singer/Songwriter competition in 2009 at age 13. He joined us for ...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 33:52
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Laura Sellner started Superior Siren as a solo project, in time, adding three bandmates but still occasionally performing solo. The singer/songwrit...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 25:03
Caption: Michael Gay sent us a selfie from his home in the Twin Cities, Credit: MICHAEL GAY
This Minneapolis Americana musician recorded his latest album, Make it Right, in Nashville shortly before the pandemic hit. After delaying the rele...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 34:16
Caption: Ian Alexy in Studio A, Credit: MALACHY KOONS FOR KUMD
The latest solo album from Ian Alexy (who also performs with his brother Teague in Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank) features his Minneapolis-based back...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 30:27
Caption: Lyla Abukhodair in Studio A, Credit: MALACHY KOONS FOR KUMD
This year's Duluth Homegrown Music Festival guide documents how this musician went from being an ensemble player in the six-piece band NorShore Sum...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 18:29
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Sibling duo Eric and Rachel Cyr are at the core of Cyr and the Cosmonauts. Their latest album, Songs to Sing Before We're Dead, is due out on May 1...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 25:44
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The Minnesota musician joins the long list of artists releasing their work during a pandemic. She joined us via the internet on August 21st to chat...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 33:50
Caption: "On the Grave of the Giant", Credit: JONATHAN THUNDER. USED WITH PERMISSION.
There aren't a lot of people who write poetry in Ojibwe, nor does Michelle Goose aspire to be one of them. Michelle is on the Native American Stud...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 10:11