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Listen: Unreleased Prince track ‘Electric Intercourse’ out now from ‘Purple Rain’ Deluxe edition

The first unreleased track from the upcoming deluxe reissue of Purple Rain has been made available for streaming. Though Prince sometimes played “Electric Intercourse” live, the studio version — featuring Prince’s falsetto over piano — was tucked away in Prince’s vault until Warner Bros. and NPG Records made the track available this week for streaming. “Electric Intercourse” […]

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Governor Dayton declares today Prince Day in Minnesota

Governor Mark Dayton has declared today “Prince Day” in the state of Minnesota to honor the legendary musician on the one-year anniversary of his death. The proclamation, announced Wednesday, coincides with celebrations taking place at Paisley Park and First Avenue this weekend in memory of Prince. This is the third state-wide Prince Day since the […]

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Amphetamine Reptile and Treehouse Records collaborate to release Record Store Day reissue of the Cows’ first LP

For this year’s Record Store Day, two legendary names in the Twin Cities music industry, Amphetamine Reptile Records and Treehouse Records, have teamed up to release an exclusive reissue of Taint Pluribus, Taint Unum, the debut album of iconic Minneapolis noise-rock band the Cows. This special release not only marks the 30th anniversary of the original […]

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