Local Current Blog

August 8, 2014

Cause Spirits and Soundbar plans to reopen in same Lyn-Lake space

An unexpected turn of events has put the keys for Cause Spirits and Soundbar back into the hands of the management of the Lyn-Lake music venue and restaurant. The beloved neighborhood spot closed abruptly last month with little explanation, turning its five-year anniversary shows into a weekend-long farewell party. But now, just a month later, Cause’s owner Mike Riehle and general […]

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Friday Five: Van Stee, BBGun, Jenny Dalton, and more new MN music videos

Happy Friday! There was no shortage of videos to choose from for this week’s Friday Five, with Twin Cities artists Van Stee and Jenny Dalton releasing new music, Minneapolis expat Célosia returning home from Paris to record her new album, BBGun showing off a local recording space, and new electro-industrial group Patch making their debut. It’s shaping up to be an […]

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Today’s Music News: Early Lorde leaked, and more

Lorde is only 17, but we’re already plumbing her “early years”: an album by And They Were Masked, a high-school band featuring the New Zealand songstress born Ella Yelich O’Connor, is now available on Bandcamp. According to their Facebook page (“the edge of the universe sent us time travelers here”), their influences included Fugazi, Massive Attack, […]

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