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Bob Dylan, Aaron Gorton, Kari Tauring, John Mapes: This week’s Minnesota music releases

Bob Dylan: Fallen Angels On Friday, Northern Minnesota native Bob Dylan releases his 37th studio album — which also marks his second consecutive collection of 20th-century standards done Dylan-style. Shadows in the Night (2015) had Dylan and his crack band sharing their interpretations of songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, and on the new Fallen Angels he takes […]

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Holidae, Soap, and more of this week’s new Minnesota music releases

Holidae: Tantrum A new synthpop band featuring vocalist Ashley Gold and producer Garrett Neal, Holidae made a big and quick splash by winning the Star Tribune’s Are You Local? contest in February, earning a Mainroom gig with Allan Kingdom and King. Holidae are ready to release their debut album Tantrum, and they’ve enlisted GRRRL PRTY’s Sophia Eris and […]

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Ask a Cool Person: St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman

Each week on the Local Show, we’ll meet a new person from the Minnesota music community who has some fresh discoveries to share in a feature called “Ask a Cool Person.” These people will come from all corners of the scene, including record store clerks, recording studio engineers and producers, artists, writers, bookers, photographers, and […]

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