Local Current Blog

June 18, 2015

Today’s Music News: New Radiohead album will include ‘Bends’-era song

Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood says that the band’s forthcoming album will include the first officially-released recording of “Lift,” a song Radiohead first performed in 1996. Greenwood suggested that the band never found the right arrangement of “Lift” until now. (Billboard) Apple has denied reports that it’s threatening to remove artists’ music from the iTunes Store if […]

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Bonnaroo 2015 highlights, from local to legendary

A graduation beyond the curfewed chaos of Lollapalooza and a more realistic option than the faraway oasis of Coachella, Bonnaroo is the perfect option for the Minnesotan looking to get the full festival experience—from hanging loose with Alabama Shakes to camping in close quarters with tens of thousands of strangers. Held annually the second weekend […]

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Behind First Avenue’s Stars: Bright Eyes

In First Avenue’s 45th year as a landmark concert venue that attracts world-famous acts to Minneapolis, we’re telling the stories behind some of the stars from First Ave’s popular Wall of Fame. Today, it’s Bright Eyes: Conor Oberst’s orchestral indie rock group from the heart of the Midwest in Omaha, Nebraska. With Oberst’s solo return to […]

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