Local Current Blog

June 22, 2015

87 awesome action shots from Rock the Garden Day 1: Belle and Sebastian, Conor Oberst, Courtney Barnett, Lucius, and thestand4rd

To make sure he could capture all the action at this year’s Rock the Garden, the Current’s staff photographer Nate Ryan brought along another excellent shooter, Teddy Wolff, to photograph the event from every angle. Together, they created this vivid, detailed, and electric photo essay from Saturday’s Rock the Garden, which featured thestand4rd, Lucius, Courtney Barnett, Conor Oberst, […]

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Today’s Music News: New Order announce first album without Peter Hook

New Order announced that they’ll release a new album, Music Complete, on Sept. 25. The album will be their first without co-founder Peter Hook, who has not been on good terms with bandmate Bernard Sumner. A tour is also expected, with dates TBA. (Pitchfork) James Horner, the Oscar-winning composer of music for over 100 movies, is feared to […]

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Today’s Music News: Spoon played at a Spoon cover band’s show

After seeing a show by Spoon on Friday night in Portland, Maine, many concertgoers headed over to an afterparty featuring a Spoon cover band headed by local musician Jeff Beam. The audience at the 200-capacity club were surprised when Spoon themselves showed up to jump onstage and play a few songs using the cover band’s instruments. (Pitchfork) […]

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