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Play that ice-cold record

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Some years ago Outkast rapped, “What’s cooler than being cool? Ice cold!” To that let’s add a corollary: What’s hotter than a record made of ice? Maybe nothing.

That at least is the hope of the Swedish band Shout Out Louds, which is making frozen records to launch its new single “Blue Ice.” The band put together 10

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