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January 13, 2016

Today’s Music News: Run-D.M.C. to receive Lifetime Achievement Grammy

Run-D.M.C. will be the first rappers ever to receive a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. The Recording Academy announced on Wednesday that the iconic trio will be this year’s recipients of the award previously presented to the likes of Jefferson Airplane, Herbie Hancock, and Linda Ronstadt. (Billboard) We are remembering the life and music of David Bowie in a series of […]

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The O.K. Show, Episode 13: The evolution of Holly Hansen

This week feels like a special show for me, because I have been following Holly Hansen’s career, interviewing her, and listening to her music for almost the entire time that I’ve worked full-time as a professional music journalist in the Twin Cities. I’ve probably seen her perform with her band Zoo Animal about a dozen times, and […]

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