Local Current Blog

July 29, 2014

Tickle Torture, Hollow Boys, and more: This week’s Minnesota record releases

Tickle Torture: “Would I Love You” Minneapolis provocateur Tickle Torture described his sound to Noisey as “like Prince and Justin Timberlake [copulating] in a dumpster.” He’s readying a sophomore EP, Spectrophilia, for release this fall; in the meantime, he’s released “Would I Love You,” a single and video that capture the late-summer heat that’s been missing […]

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Video Premiere: Pieta Brown, “All My Rain”

In September, Pieta Brown is releasing a new record called Paradise Outlaw. We’re proud to present the premiere of the video for “All My Rain,” a track from that forthcoming album. The new album, Brown’s sixth, was recorded at the Wisconsin woodland studio of Justin Vernon (Bon Iver, Volcano Choir), but not with a lot of overdubbing. Brown says […]

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Doomtree share new track ‘.38 Airweight’

Are you keeping up with all of this? There’s been a burst of activity out of the Doomtree camp this summer and it’s shaping up to be an even busier fall for the crew. Before we get to today’s news, let’s do a quick recap: Dessa just released a new video for her solo song […]

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Today’s Music News: Lily Allen gets cuffed, and more

Lily Allen got some Australian cops in hot water when they complied with her request to stage a gag photo (since deleted from the singer’s Instagram) in which Allen has been handcuffed and appears to be under arrest. “I don’t appreciate a photo of […] police playing around with their handcuffs,” said a local legislator. “It’s bad […]

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