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Icehouse plumbs thousands of archived recordings for first live album

“This is really easy to do,” sound engineer Ryan Mach remembers his colleague Alex Proctor telling him during training at Icehouse. “Over to your left here, press record on every single show.” Since the Minneapolis venue opened in 2012, Icehouse engineers have captured thousands (“probably in the ten thousands”) of hours of multi-tracked music recordings. […]

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Sheila E. portrait by Nate Ryan/MPR

Sheila E. shares her memories working with Prince

Over the course of his career, Prince worked with many talented musicians, but one of the closest relationships he had with any of his musicians was with Sheila E. An iconic drummer, singer songwriter and performer Sheila E., short for Escovedo, has had an incredible career with Prince and on her own. Born and raised […]

Sheila E. portrait by Nate Ryan/MPR
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