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To Walk Invisible

To Walk Invisible : The Brontë Sisters

World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane-Turiyasangitananda

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Alice Coltrane-Turiyasangitananda
Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane-Turiyasangitananda

Summary

Volume one in David Byrne's label Luaka Bop's new crate-digging series, World Spirituality Classics, focuses on the work of Alice Coltrane-Turiyasangitananda. She's hardly as obscure as some of the finds unearthed by Luaka Bop for their World Psychedelic Classics series, but if you haven't heard it, it's new to you. 

Purple Rain Deluxe Expanded Edition

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Prince
Purple Rain Deluxe Expanded Edition

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Disc One: Original Album (2015 Paisley Park Remaster)
Disc Two: From The Vault & Previously Unreleased
Disc Three: Single Edits & B-Sides
DVD: Prince And The Revolution, Live at the Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY, March 30, 1985

Hamburg Recordings 1967

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Monks
Hamburg Recordings 1967

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Monks, in addition to the trivia of their MN connection, were one of the best, most distinctive bands that flourished in the brief mid-'60s heyday of proto-punky garage-rock. This collection more or less doubles their officially released material, for which we should all be thankful.

Landmark

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Hippo Campus
Landmark

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Following several raved-about EPs, Hippo Campus' debut long-player brings more of that hippoish campusness you can't get enough of. (Also available on Vinyl).

Land of Mine

Land of Mine

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Nominated for the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Feature, this Danish/German co-production follows a group of German POWs used to defuse a field of mines, along with their Danish supervisors, after the end of WWII. Gripping.

Wilson

Wilson

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As Minnesotans we tend to like nothing more than when something big and capital-N National mentions our home state. And here we are with Woody Harrelson riding around in the miniature train at Como Zoo. Saint Paul! Woo!

Orange is the New Black: Season 4

Orange is the New Black: Season 4

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Netflix' popular Orange is the New Black returns for Season 4. Catch up on previous seasons here.

Time Bomb

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Suicide Commandos
Time Bomb

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Not one but two MN punk institutions make their triumphant returns with this album: This is the Suicide Commandos' first studio album since their 1977 debut; and no less importantly, this release represents the re-inception of venerable label Twin/Tone, which last released an album in 1994.