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January 21, 2015

Minnesota music royalty pay tribute to Purple Rain

In an evening meant to pay tribute to our state’s reigning Prince, what transpired was actually a celebration of our scene’s queen. As the most high-profile act on the bill for the Purple Rain tribute at the Fitzgerald Theater, it wasn’t exactly a surprise that Queen Lizzo—the only title for her that feels appropriate right now—managed to steal […]

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Today’s Music News: Surprise! Björk’s new album is out now.

Björk‘s new album Vulnicura is now being officially released via an ongoing 24-hour rollout around the world. The decision to release the album ahead of its planned March release follows the recent leak of a low-quality version of the album, making the decision reminiscent of Madonna‘s choice to release several tracks from her new album Rebel Heart […]

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