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Music Is Medicine

Cloud Cult

Music Is Medicine

The band Cloud Cult is hard to categorize — both musically and lyrically — though it's been called an "orchestral indie rock collective." Less in question is the profound and life-giving force of its music. Cloud Cult's trajectory was altered the day its co-founder and singer-songwriter, Craig Minowa, and his wife woke up to find that their two-year-old son had mysteriously died in his sleep. Live from our studios on Loring Park, we explore the art that has emerged ever since — spanning the human experience from the rawest grief to the fiercest hope.

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  • Craig Minowa

    Craig Minowa

    is the founder, singer, and songwriter of the alternative rock band Cloud Cult, whose albums include Light Chasers, the acoustic live album Unplug, and The Seeker. He holds a degree in environmental science from the University of Minnesota, and is the founder of the environmental non-profit and record label Earthology.