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October 5, 2015

Today’s Music News: Hozier threatens litigation after Feist collaborator alleges plagiarism

Hozier has been sparring with singer-songwriter Chilly Gonzales, who pointed out similarities between Hozier’s 2013 hit “Take Me to Church” and the 2011 song “How Come You Never Go There” by Feist—a single that Gonzales played piano on. Hozier threatened to sue Gonzales for implying that he plagiarized the song; Gonzales apologized, and Hozier now says “there are no hard feelings […]

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Review and photos: Doomtree Zoo is colorful, sometimes wild at CHS Field

Since December’s last Blowout show ever, Doomtree have kept busy; sites like First Avenue, Boston Calling, and Justin Vernon’s Eaux Claires Festival have all seen high-energy sets. Among fans, though, a question still lingered: what—if anything—could replace the Blowouts? This year, the answer is Doomtree Zoo. A one-day festival at CHS Field (home to the St. Paul […]

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