Local Current Blog

October 12, 2015

Today’s Music News: Hüsker Dü have an official website, for the first time ever

Twin Cities rock legends Hüsker Dü have their first-ever official website. The site is just a merchandise mart—but still, notes the Star Tribune’s Chris Riemenschneider, “marks the first thaw in a glacial ice pack that formed in early 1988, when the influential Minneapolis punk trio broke up.” The band’s bassist Greg Norton tells Reimenschneider that “there’s ongoing communication […]

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David Campbell talks with local record fiend John Kass

Veteran local record-collector John Kass has recently been in the news for his quest to sell 200,000 of his records at once. David Campbell talked with Kass in an episode of The Local Show last year. Here’s a transcript of their conversation. David Campbell: How is it that in a time when the record industry […]

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