The witchy season is nigh, so it’s time to pick your outfit for the many costumed events happening around the Twin Cities, practice your dance moves — and make sure you have proof of vaccination handy, as it’s required in many Twin Cities venues. Here are some exciting live music shows and dance parties happening […]
The members of Twin Cities indie act Hippo Campus have formed a new arts and advocacy program called Blossom. The idea came from the band’s trumpet player, DeCarlo Jackson, who took time to reflect on the uncertain state of the local music scene during the downtime created by the COVID-19 pandemic. This time to think […]
On Saturday Night Live this weekend, host Rami Malek joined cast member Kenan Thompson and surprise guest Daniel Craig in a skit premised on the notion that Jordan Peele (Chris Redd) is making a Prince biopic.
In a new biweekly feature, we’re inviting Minnesota artists to step in and choose five local music videos (including one of their own) that they’re loving right now. Our first curator is MMYYKK, a multitalented artist who’s a member of astralblak and has recently released a solo EP called Science. BLOOD $MOKE BODY, “OSAY” First […]
English experimental rock act black midi’s Monday night show at the Fine Line in downtown Minneapolis was the best way to start a week. (Take that, Garfield.) By the end, I stood dazed, my body abuzz after what felt like an hour-long aural epiphany. I couldn’t help but wonder just what music is supposed to […]
Annie Humphrey is an Anishinaabe artist, activist, grandmother, Marine Corps veteran, and overall force of nature. Her most recent album, Eat What You Kill, was produced by Jeremy Ylvisaker and recorded at Rich Mattson’s Sparta Sound studio. Some of her favorite music is part of The Current’s Indigenous Peoples Day Playlist. These songs are in […]