Local Current Blog

July 7, 2015

Sound Gallery recording studio moving out of its North Loop space

The parties were unforgettable and the recordings will live on in infamy, but for now those memories, photos, and albums will be all that remains of the North Loop studio and party loft known as the Sound Gallery. After a decade of hosting bands, art exhibits, experimental theater performances, fashion shows, benefits, and pop-up parties, the […]

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Why I love Summerfest

It’s a sizable task to explain the pleasantly overwhelming experience of Milwaukee’s Summerfest to an audience who possibly has never been, and—realistically—may not plan to, especially in the midst of such a festival-heavy era in music. How does it stack up to Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Coachella, or the myriad of music festivals dotting your calendar each year? […]

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Electric Fetus, source of Ringo’s Grammy-wear, to celebrate Beatle’s 75th birthday

On Tuesday, July 7, the Duluth and Minneapolis locations of the Electric Fetus will be celebrating Ringo Starr’s 75th birthday. Though the recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee won’t be here in Minnesota (yet), that certainly won’t stop Minnesota from celebrating in his honor. The Fetus is offering 20% off all Ringo and Beatles music and merchandise, rings, […]

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