Local Current Blog

September 30, 2013

Caroline Smith and the resurgence of blue-eyed soul

Friday night was a big one for Caroline Smith, who brought her much-anticipated new soul band to First Avenue’s stage to play to her largest hometown crowd of the year. With her new album, Half About Being a Woman, out on the same day, the show symbolized the last step in her transition from cute […]

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Mason Jennings previews his new album ‘Always Been’

Mason Jennings stopped by the Current this morning to premiere three new songs off his forthcoming Always Been, which is due out November 12. The album is his 10th studio release, and finds him exploring a rootsier, fuller sound. “I think I wanted to make the warmest possible acoustic-based record,” he told The Morning Show […]

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