Local Current Blog

July 7, 2014

“Born in the U.S.A.” tribute album to feature Trampled by Turtles and Low

An upcoming album-length tribute to Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the U.S.A. will feature Duluth acts Low and Trampled by Turtles, among others. The album, titled Dead Man’s Town, will be released by Lightning Rod Records on September 16, and will feature stripped-down takes on the album’s songs by country and “country-influenced” artists, according to Rolling […]

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Video Premiere: Father You See Queen’s “Oceans 3D”

Father You See Queen—a duo who are among a group of Minnesota artists making experimental but accessible music, wrote the Current’s Andrea Swensson in 2012—have joined with New York video artist Maria Juranic to create a new video for their song “Ocean” (from their 47 EP). We’re proud to premiere this 3D video, which was funded via […]

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Today’s Music News: Andre 3000 plays Jimi Hendrix, and more

We got our first glimpse at Outkast’s Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in the new biopic Jimi: All Is By My Side—though we’re warned “this is not a movie about Hendrix and his relationship with music. If anything, it’s about Hendrix’s relationships with other people, specifically the women in his life.” The movie comes out on […]

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