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Today’s Music News: Beetles vs. a Beatle, and more Local Blog

All things must pass: in a wince-worthy development, a George Harrison memorial tree planted in Los Angeles in 2004 has been killed by an infestation of—yes, beetles. A city councilmember says that the tree will be replanted. (Los Angeles Times) Dave Eggers, watch your back: Jack White‘s Third Man Records are going into the book […]

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Five highlights from the 2014 Pitchfork Festival Local Blog

When I departed Minneapolis for Chicago last weekend to attend the three-day Pitchfork Festival, I already knew that I was going to dig seeing Beck headline Friday night’s festivities and have a blast singing along to tUnE-yArDs and St. Vincent, both of whom have played Minneapolis this year. But I was also looking forward to checking out some new […]

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