Local Current Blog

September 4, 2014

Batteryboy and friends to return for Southern Theater Sessions: Act II

Local indie-folk band batteryboy’s Southern Theater Sessions will return for two nights this week to the Southern Theater in Minneapolis. The Southern Theater Sessions: Act II, as these shows are being billed, will bring together a diverse array of local talent, including Alan Sparhawk’s Murder of Crows project, batteryboy (both nights), and art rock trio Alpha […]

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Andrew Richardson of the Crush and ZVEX Effects passes away

Andrew Richardson, guitarist for early 2000s Adeline Records signees the Crush and the sales manager for the respected guitar pedal company ZVEX Effects, passed away on Monday. He was 36 years old. “We are truly in shock,” Richardson’s wife, Marisa, wrote yesterday when confirming the news. Richardson went missing Monday morning and was found dead on Tuesday. […]

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Today’s Music News: Deadmau5 and Disney face off over mouse trademark

Look at the images above: can you tell which ones represent the Walt Disney Company and which ones represent a world-famous EDM artist? Disney is concerned that not everyone might grasp the distinction, and it’s trying to block Deadmau5 from trademarking his “mau5head” logo in a way that will allow it to be applied to consumer […]

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