Local Current Blog

April 11, 2013

Hopkins native and influential A&R executive Tim Carr passes away

  Minnesotan writer, A&R executive, and all-around music supporter Tim Carr was found dead in his apartment in Pattaya, Thailand, yesterday in what police have described as “suspicious circumstances.” The 57-year-old Hopkins native began his career as a music writer in the ’70s, contributing to Twin Cities publications like the Minnesota Daily and the Star […]

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Phantom Vibration’s Henry Mackaman passes away

  St. Paul native Henry Mackaman, best known to the Twin Cities music community as the guitarist, producer, and co-founder of dream-pop band Phantom Vibration, passed away yesterday of bacterial meningitis. He was 21 years old. Mackaman’s illness was sudden. A high fever landed him in the emergency room on Saturday night, but was sent […]

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