Local Current Blog

February 18, 2014

Afghan Whigs announce first new album in 16 years

1994 was a big year for me, musically. It was the year I began my radio career in the Cincinnati, Ohio area and the year that my favorite styles of music shifted from “big hair” to “alternative.” It was the year my best friend introduced me to the Afghan Whigs, a band that got their […]

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Web of Sunsets, the Federales, Sti-Lo Reel: This week’s Minnesota music releases

Web of Sunsets: Room of Monsters [bandcamp width=100% height=120 album=2643673826 size=large bgcol=ffffff linkcol=0687f5 tracklist=false artwork=small t=8] Self-described as “acid country,” Twin Cities trio Web of Sunsets credit their aesthetic to the “golden hour”—the first or last hour of sunlight in a given day—and have fittingly drenched their downtempo tunes in a warm sonic breeze. It’s […]

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