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July 27, 2016

Music News: Wild may change goal-score song to ‘Let’s Go Crazy’

The Minnesota Wild are considering changing their longtime goal-celebration song: “Crowd Chant” by Joe Satriani. In an e-mail to season ticket holders, the Wild ask whether the song should be changed to Prince’s “Let’s Go Crazy” — or something else. (Star Tribune) Crystal Pepsi coming back, sponsors ’90s stars in concert Crystal Pepsi, one of the most […]

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Tony and Jake of MPLS Guitars

From garage bands to garage business: Meet MPLS Instrument Company

“When you build guitars, you’re a sander,” says Jake Swogger, co-owner of MPLS Instrument Company. “That’s always the joke.” He’s laughing, but he means it, and he should know; he and his partner, Tony Emanuele, have made more than 30 guitars since starting their business in Swogger’s garage. They’re one of only a few boutique […]

Tony and Jake of MPLS Guitars
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