Heretofore more of a tender coffeehouse balladeer, the Duluth music scene mainstay ​[Mary Bue] ​plugged in and blew off a harbor’s worth of steam while recording her breakthrough collection at Sacred Heart Studio (which adds a “holy” spirit to many a record). Fans of ’90s alt-rock darlings like Belly and Jen Trynin will immediately take to the rocky hooks of songs like “Candy” and “Heart’s Desire.” Bue’s ghost-confronting, demons-wrestling lyrics seep in more slowly but prove similarly alluring.​ ​BEST LOCAL ALBUMS OF 2015 (SO FAR) [Chris Riemenschneider, Minneapolis Star Tribune]