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Songwriter and Husker Du founder Grant Hart passes away at 56

He co-founded, wrote songs for, and drummed in the influential St. Paul trio Hüsker Dü, inspiring legions of bands with his raw and poetic charm. He went on to form the alternative rock band Nova Mob, and would write and record several criminally under-appreciated and beautiful solo albums. And he was held in the softest […]

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Musicians and visual artists team up at Public Functionary and the Soap Factory

Minnesota is known for its collaborative arts scene, in which hip-hop and folk bands can share the same bill and play a sold-out show. Musicians don’t just collaborate with each other, though, as evidenced by two upcoming shows at local art galleries. This spring, visual artists and musicians are joining forces to create multimedia presentations. In Minneapolis, Public Functionary […]

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