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January 27, 2016

Music News: Martin Shkreli threatens to destroy $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album

Indicted pharmaceutical entrepreneur Martin Shkreli has finally listened to Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, the edition-of-one Wu-Tang Clan album he paid $2 million for. “It’s definitely better than their last album,” says Vice writer Allie Conti, who heard the album playing in the background during an interview with Shkreli. For his part, Shkreli “vacillates between wanting to destroy the record […]

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Know your local labels: Modern Radio Record Label

Tom Loftus has finally found his people — and this weekend, he will be throwing a party to celebrate them. Loftus, the founder of Modern Radio Record Label, is hosting a two-day mini-festival for the 16th anniversary of his label, filled with a dynamic cross-section of the Twin Cities music scene’s past, present, and future. The […]

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