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Johnny Cash Remixed Vinyl LP Giveaway

Last fall Compadre Records/Fontana Distribution released the Johnny Cash Remixed LP, featuring hip-hop and dance remixes of Cash standards from the Sun Records catalog. Critics have focused on Snoop Dogg’s take on “I Walk the Line,” but I prefer Pete Rock’s Remix of “Folsom Prison Blues,” Troublemaker’s frantic 8-bit remix of “Straight A’s in Love”…

Counting Crows Poster Giveaway

Christmas is getting closer! I can tell because the bad holiday muzak has filled the hallways, elevators and restrooms at my office, the mall and the place where I get my haircuts. Despite the bad tunes, the snow in the air and upcoming vacation time is making me pretty excited about Christmas. To show you…

Ticket giveaway: O'Death at 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis

O’Death’s new Broken Hymns, Limbs and Skin album on Kemado Records is a whiskey-fueled devil dance of American macabre. Sounding like a modern day Charlie Daniels Band fronted by Les Claypool, it’s immediately apparent the New York quintet is redefining the hoedown/saloon genre. I’ll drink to that. O’Death : “Lowtide” (mp3) O’Death’s Minneapolis gig is…

Contest: Win Sick of Sarah tickets, album, poster, vinyl, beanie (yes, a stocking hat in August)

Minneapolis’ own Sick of Sarah, an all-girl indie pop/rock band reminiscent of Breeders and Sleater-Kinney, are holding a CD Release party for their self-titled debut this Friday, August 8 at Cabooze. Sick of Sarah : “Daisies” (mp3) The Adamant Records release will formally drop on August 12 and be supported by a mini-tour in Milwaukee…