Local Current Blog

Big Red Machine announce star-studded new album, share three new singles

Big Red Machine, the band built around a collaboration between Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner, have announced their sophomore album and released a new single. “Latter Days” features singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell, whose voice blends poignantly with Vernon’s. The band have been posting teasers for new music that fans quickly speculated might involve Taylor Swift, given […]

Read More

Low announce new album ‘HEY WHAT,’ share single ‘Days Like These’

Low have announced their 13th full-length album. The Duluth-based trio will release HEY WHAT on Sept. 10, and a first single called “Days Like These” is out now with a music video directed by Karlos Rene Ayala. HEY WHAT will be Low’s third collaboration with producer BJ Burton, and their first since 2018’s acclaimed Double Negative. According […]

Read More

Behind the Scenes: King Pari’s kooky cartoon world

If King Pari aren’t on your summer playlist, it’s time you add a couple of their tracks. The collaborative project of Cameron Kinghorn (Nooky Jones) and Joe Paris Christensen (PHO) is the sonic embodiment of drinking a cold beverage while floating around on a neon pool noodle. It’s a funky project that embraces fun and […]

Read More