Local Current Blog

July 18, 2014

National number-crunching proves: Minnesota loves hip-hop

Movoto, a real estate broker, has taken a look at the Internet and correctly guessed that people in all 50 states love to see graphic representations of what music their state loves. Thus, they “calculated musical taste scores using data from the National Endowment of the Arts, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the U.S. Bureau […]

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Today’s Music News: Pitchfork Music Festival begins, and more

The Pitchfork Music Festival begins today in Chicago; the three-day festival features headliners Beck, Neutral Milk Hotel, and Kendrick Lamar. The Current’s Andrea Swensson and Leah Garaas will be there; follow them at @SlingshotAnnie and @leahgaraas. Also, read Andy Moe’s post on the Pitchfork/Lollapalooza effect: how the Twin Cities benefit by being in the region, […]

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