Local Current Blog

March 18, 2012

Polica reflect on their big year at SXSW

By the time I caught up with Poliça they were just wrapping up their 10th show in five days, many of which were in front of capacity crowds eager to see what the much-hyped Minneapolis quartet are all about. As the band unwound, did laundry, and prepared to head back out on the road for […]

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P.O.S. on SXSW and his forthcoming solo record

Friday was a busy day for Minnesota showcases at SXSW, with both First Avenue and IPR throwing all-local parties down in Austin. First Avenue’s party was especially bustling all afternoon as Brother Ali performed songs off his forthcoming Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color backed by a live band, Doomtree performed a nonstop full-crew set, […]

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