Van Halen - Van Halen II

Random Vinyl: Van Halen - Van Halen II (1979)

Substitute Morning Show host John Munson felt like rocking out to some Van Halen this morning. John was so excited about Van Halen when he was growing up that he actually brought this record to school to show off to his friends.

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Prince debuts new single “RNR Affair”

With just over a week left until the launch of his Welcome 2 Chicago residency, Prince is working the national media circuit today. He was a guest on talk show The View this morning (coincidentally, on the same episode that featured former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura), chatting up Barbara Walters and the show’s other hosts…

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The xx - Coexist

Album Review: The xx - Coexist

On "Coexist," the xx has largely opted to continue exploring the musical landscape they sketched out on their 2009 debut. It's a wise choice.

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Local Gig List: September 17-22

It’s officially Funk & Soul Week in the Twin Cities, and the fine folks at Secret Stash Records have something happening nearly every day to mark the release of their hot new rarities compilation. But the funk and soul celebrations are just the tip of the iceburg in terms of local happenings; several artists have…

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Purity Ring fall short of their hype at First Avenue

Purity Ring have risen so quickly in popularity that their first-ever headlining show in Minneapolis was upgraded from the 7th St. Entry to First Avenue’s Mainroom and managed to still nearly sell out. On Friday night, they played their entire catalog of songs with spectacular light-up cocoons dangling overhead and drums that flashed to their…

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Prince: The Story of 1999

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Coffee Break: Songs for delivery workers

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There are so many essential workers to be thankful for, and today we want to put the spotlight on postal and delivery workers. So tell us - for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear for postal and delivery workers?

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction 2019

Today in Music History: Happy Birthday Stevie Nicks

The original "Twist and Shout" by the Isley Brothers was released; The Beatles recorded "Yellow Submarine" at Abbey Road studios in London; John and Yoko began an eight-day "bed in" to promote world peace; and Stevie Nicks was born, Today in Music History.

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