Local Current Blog

December 17, 2012

Doomtree Blowout 8 and the power of perseverance

PHOTOS BY NATE RYAN/MPR Last week—which suddenly feels so very long ago—I wrote a post reflecting on Doomtree’s new documentary, Team the Best Team, and specifically the unparalleled energy that the crew harnesses as a unit. “A sum greater than its parts” is a phrase that has appeared in countless reviews of Doomtree’s work, and […]

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The Local Show: Critics Edition

Every year on The Local Show, we do our annual Critics Pick edition, bringing in Reed Fischer of City Pages, Ross Raihala from The Pioneer Press, Chris Riemenschneider from The Star Tribune and our very own Andrea Swensson to talk about the year in music. This go-around, we collected a ton of questions and opinions […]

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