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A collection featuring new music discoveries from The Current.

First Listen: Ty Segall, 'Manipulator'

It's a shame that the rock record of the summer had to surface at the end of the season. Segall's lush, panoramic double-album piles on glam-rock excess without ever feeling excessive.

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First Listen: Shovels & Rope, 'Swimmin' Time'

It's easy to feel the romance in the musical relationship between Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst. In the five years since the married duo came upon the name Shovels & Rope to describe the music they make from whatever's lying around the house, the pair have become a musical embodiment of how loving couples make it work.

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First Listen: 'Take the Last Train to Midway'

Celebrating their final season at Midway Stadium, the Saint Paul Saints will give away this vinyl album to the first 1,000 fans in attendance at Saturday's game. Get a preview of the album by streaming these tracks by local artists.

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