Local Current Blog

July 10, 2015

Frankie Lee signs with Loose

Huge news for Minneapolis singer-songwriter Frankie Lee: he’s signed with Loose, the London-based label that’s home to Justin Townes Earle and Sturgill Simpson. No release plans have yet been announced, but everyone seems pretty happy about it: Lee tweeted a photo of himself signing the contract, and the label posted a teaser for Frankie’s recent video […]

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Owl City: My tween dream

I remember my first concert well—the first of many, the first time I experienced the high of live performances that would keep me returning to clubs like the Cabooze and First Ave for a variety of artists and experiences. My first show, though, stands out clearly in my memory because I was fully in the […]

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Al Church takes the mic as Local Current DJ in residence

It’s July, which means it’s time to roll into the third month of Local Current’s DJ in Residence! Here at The Current, we’ve been inviting local musicians to take over our all-Minnesota music stream to talk about the local music scene and to spin tracks from other local musicians. So far, Martin Devaney and Sophia […]

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