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Music round-up: Minnesotan artists pay tribute to the Purple One

To commemorate the one-year anniversary of Prince’s death, we wanted to round up some of our favorite local tributes to the pop icon. While dozens of others are out there, our list was limited to songs available online. Here’s our top picks for Minnesota-made Prince homages and covers. Tickle Torture, “Full Court Press (feat. Velvet Negroni)” […]

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Bonus Friday Five: Bob Mould, Bully, and more Summit Backyard Bash artists

This weekend, Summit is throwing their 30th-anniversary Backyard Bash, and it promises to be a very good time. The cash-only, rain-or-shine party will feature food from Anchor Fish & Chips, World Street Kitchen, Black Forest, Pizza Lucé, and more. Beer-wise, they promise “all of our year-round relases, plus Oktoberfest, our 2016 special release Hop Merger White IPA, two of the 30th […]

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Bob Mould’s new ‘Silver Age’ coming September 4

With all the chatter recently about Minnesota music’s “golden age,” I couldn’t help but chuckle at the title of Bob Mould’s new solo album. Silver Age, his first solo album on Merge, is due out September 4. Merge is also reissuing Mould’s Sugar album, Copper Blue, this July, and will send him on a run […]

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