Local Current Blog

March 19, 2013

Minneapolis quintet Gloss are starting to shine

  Gloss are the type of young band that you just can’t help but root for. The emerging Minneapolis group features five affable musicians who are enjoying each and every exhilarating moment that comes with being a new group on the rise. The jangly, infectious guitar sounds layered throughout Gloss’s breezy debut single, “Front Porch,” […]

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Stream Bora York’s debut ‘Dreaming Free’

Bora York released scattered tracks from their debut Dreaming Free during the latter part of last year. We’re finally seeing the fruits of their labor after an intensive recording process that saw husband-wife duo Chris and Rebekah Bartels recruiting a full band, starting a production company, and learning the ins and outs of the dream-pop genre. […]

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Prince channels James Brown at marathon SXSW show

Is it possible for the best guitarist in the world to put on a mind-blowingly awesome show… without touching a guitar? Yes, as Saturday night Prince led his 20-piece band through three hours of music (including quite a few covers and a couple hits), yet the Purple One left all the guitar duties to 3rd […]

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