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August 24, 2015

Sawtooth Brothers: Two pairs of Twin Cities brothers play a new brand of bluegrass

For most people, the words progressive and bluegrass don’t necessarily go together, but that may soon change. A group of four talented musicians looking to make a name for themselves, Sawtooth Brothers are a band that will redefine your understanding of what bluegrass can be. Like the name suggests, Sawtooth Brothers comprise two sets of brothers: Clint […]

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Pitchfork names “Purple Rain” the best song of the 1980s

Pitchfork has just published its much-hyped list of the 200 best songs of the 1980s, and at the top of the list is the title track to Prince’s soundtrack Purple Rain, recorded live at First Avenue. “Purple Rain, the album and the film, were the magic results of Prince’s limitless imagination and bridged an invisible aural […]

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