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Bob Stinson’s organ finds new home at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

In mid-January, Colin Campbell learned that Tommy Stinson, Minneapolis music legend and former bassist for the Replacements, was giving away an organ that belonged to his late brother and Replacements founding member, Bob Stinson. For free. “All three of us Campbell brothers in the Shackletons are crazy ‘Mats fans,” Campbell said. “[Stinson’s web manager] said […]

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Friday Five: Freaque, the Shackletons, and more new Minnesota music videos

Freaque – “Bag Lady” If you, like me, had never listened to Freaque before hitting play on this video, settle in. Gabriel Rodreick dedicates this Pony Rug performance to “people with no homes” before leading us through a image-heavy, well-sung tale. Guitarist Jeremy Ylvisaker provides eerie, pedal-shook accompaniment. Freaque is currently recording his first project, and […]

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