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January 2, 2015

Friday Five: Best music videos of 2014

These days, it seems like if you really want to push your song out into the world, you have to have some sort of visual accompaniment to go along with it. It’s a big reason why I wanted to start up this weekly Friday Five post when I came to the Current—there are so many […]

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Daisy Dillman Band to release first album in 34 years

Minnesota country rock pioneers the Daisy Dillman Band are taking the reins once again to release their first album in 34 years. The album is titled Radio, and the band will be playing a CD release party in its honor on Jan. 10 at the Hopkins Center for the Arts. The Daisy Dillman Band comprises Dan Flaherty on […]

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Today’s Music News: Kanye West and Paul McCartney collaborate on new single

On New Year’s Eve, Kanye West released a new single, “Only One.” Collaborating on the track is none other than Paul McCartney, who plays keyboard. The tender track, a tribute to both Kanye’s daughter and his late mother, is what a spokesperson calls the first “publicly available recording from what has become a prolific musical collaboration between […]

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