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Listen: Prof’s new song ‘Permission,’ from ‘Liability’

Prof‘s new album Liability will be released tomorrow on Rhymesayers Entertainment, where the indefatigable party-starter is the newest signee. The album title is a theme for the characters who populate the songs: they’re the kind of people it’s dangerous to have around. (In real life, at least—on record, it’s another matter.) Liability includes guest appearances by Tech […]

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Bob Dylan announces epic 1965-1966 box set: ‘The Cutting Edge’

Bob Dylan completists, heads-up: it doesn’t get much more complete than this. Vol. 12 of Dylan’s official “Bootleg Series” will cover the years 1965 and 1966, and the collection’s most expansive edition will include every single take of every single song from Dylan’s seminal albums Bringing It All Back Home, Highway 61 Revisited, and Blonde on Blonde. Other […]

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Premiere: Invisible Boy, “Darling”

Invisible Boy is a new solo project by Chris Bierden. Best-known as the bass player for Poliça, Bierden has also played with Vampire Hands (formerly), Heavy Deeds, Pony Trash, Har Mar Superstar, and Bones and Beeker, among numerous other local artists. Invisible Boy’s first release is a song called “Darling”; you heard it Sunday night on […]

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Listen to a new Hippo Campus single, ‘South’

It’s a tricky thing, following up a breakout album with new material. How will the band respond to the hype surrounding their sound? And can they capture the same energy that made their fans fall in love with them in the first place? For Twin Cities quartet Hippo Campus, things have changed dramatically for them since they […]

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