Local Current Blog

September 19, 2014

Today’s Music News: Guided By Voices break up (again)

Guided By Voices have broken up…again. The first breakup came in 2004, then the band reunited in 2010 for a flurry of activity that included several releases and extensive touring that included (to the crowd’s delight) a stop at this summer’s Rock the Garden. The band—which canceled all fall tour dates in the wake of the breakup—didn’t […]

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Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814 turns 25: Talking points

• Rhythm Nation 1814 was Janet Jackson’s fourth solo album, although she was just 23 years old when it came out. • One of the most commercially successful albums ever to come out of Minnesota, Rhythm Nation 1814 was produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, and all of the tracks were recorded at their Flyte Tyme studio in Minneapolis. […]

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