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The Lyrics: 1961-2012 by Bob Dylan Just because Bob Dylan didn’t celebrate his Nobel Prize in Literature win, doesn’t mean you can’t. The Lyrics not only showcases classics like Dylan’s 1960s canon and later works like Blood on the Tracks, but continues to record his most recent writings right up through Tempest. Bonus: The Lyrics also includes many of […]

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Atmosphere and Trampled By Turtles join Bonnaroo 2015 lineup

From June 11-14 in Manchester, Tennessee, Atmosphere will represent for Minneapolis’s Southside and Trampled By Turtles will represent Duluth at Bonnaroo. The annual music festival announced the first wave of its lineup yesterday via an innovative method—fans had to call a phone number to learn who was in the lineup, one artist at a time—that […]

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Artist of the Month: Trampled By Turtles

In this flavor-of-the-moment era of YouTube, Twitter, and TV singing competitions, it seems that artists become big overnight and are oftentimes cast aside by morning. Most don’t ever even claim 15 minutes of fame—it’s more like five minutes, at best. It’s nice to see Trampled By Turtles, then, in the enviable position of reaching a […]

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Frankie Teardrop, Davina and the Vagabonds, JE Sunde, Trampled By Turtles: This week’s Minnesota record releases

Frankie Teardrop: Raiders Frankie Teardrop has built some buzz since the release of Tough Guy nine months ago. The garage rocker and his band continue to justify the hype with the release of their Raiders EP today. Frankie made some odd claims during Dave Campbell’s interview during their recent in-studio, saying he “crawled out of a sewer pipe” and […]

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“Born in the U.S.A.” tribute album to feature Trampled by Turtles and Low

An upcoming album-length tribute to Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the U.S.A. will feature Duluth acts Low and Trampled by Turtles, among others. The album, titled Dead Man’s Town, will be released by Lightning Rod Records on September 16, and will feature stripped-down takes on the album’s songs by country and “country-influenced” artists, according to Rolling […]

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Trampled By Turtles, Doomtree, Low, and Haley Bonar to play Duluth’s Bayfront Festival Park on June 28

On Saturday, June 28, Trampled By Turtles will headline one of Minnesota’s favorite outdoor venues—Duluth’s Bayfront Festival Park—with special guests Doomtree, Low, and Haley Bonar. Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 25th, at noon. The Trampled By Turtles crew have been busy as of late, and don’t seem to plan on slowing down. Dave […]

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