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Gimmie Love: Valentine’s gifts for music nerds

It’s early February, which means you might be brainstorming ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day. This Hallmark holiday can get boiled down to chocolate and putti (they’re not cupids!). But if you’re in a romantic relationship, it offers you a genuine opportunity to celebrate whatever makes your connection special. For a lot of people, that’s rooted […]

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Best Buy to stop selling CDs — but will continue to sell vinyl

In a development that would have been unthinkable 25 years ago, Best Buy will stop selling compact discs — but will continue to sell vinyl. As of July 1, reports Billboard, CDs will disappear from Best Buy store shelves, but the Richfield-based chain will continue to sell vinyl records for at least two years. It’s […]

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Photos: The Jets reunite for rare appearance at Super Bowl Live

On Friday night, February 2, the Nicollet Mall concert series known as Super Bowl Live showcased ZULUZULUU, who just announced that day that they would be changing their name to Astralblak; the Grand Marais blues-rock artist Cobi; a rare reunion performance by ’80s Billboard-charting stars the Jets; and the R&B trio King, which features Minneapolis-born […]

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