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Howler frontman bashes Twin Cities music scene in Guardian interview

Jordan Gatesmith, the frontman of a Minneapolis band now getting international acclaim, tells the British paper that the local scene back home hasn't amounted to much since the days of Prince and Husker Du.
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Jordan Gatesmith, the frontman of a Minneapolis band now getting international acclaim, tells the British paper that the local scene back home hasn't amounted to much since the days of Prince and Husker Du.

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