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Friday Five: Velvet Negroni, 26 BATS!, and more new Minnesota music videos

Velvet Negroni, “Spiceworld” Jeremy Nutzman, aka Velvet Negroni, goes rollerskating in this crisp, black-and-white video. “Spiceworld” belongs to Velvet Negroni’s Dadaist debut, TCOD, available via Totally Gross National Product. 26 BATS!, “Edge of Life” University of Minnesota alum Lisa Persson took on video production, direction, and make-up for this 26 BATS! video, one of the band’s […]

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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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