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Review and photos: Alt-J light up Roy Wilkins Auditorium

I can still remember the first time I heard alt-J: I was a senior in high school cruising through the suburbs in my parents’ Honda. I’m sure I’m not the only one to remember my first alt-J experience, because the band’s music has a game-changing quality. Hearing their first album was really a defining moment for many music […]

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My own virtual Glastonbury: no wellies required

Classical MPR’s Education Coordinator Claire Philpott is a fan of all kinds of music. Although she enviously reads the lineups of the world’s renowned music festivals, she’s found a way to take in the music while avoiding the mud. Sometimes I feel like I live in the wrong place. Don’t get me wrong: I’m from […]

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