Local Current Blog

October 13, 2015

Today’s Music News: John Berg, designer of ‘Born to Run’ and ‘Blonde on Blonde’ album covers, dies at 83

John Berg, a longtime art director for Columbia Records, has died at age 83. Among his most recognizable designs were Bob Dylan‘s Blonde on Blonde and Greatest Hits album covers, and Bruce Springsteen‘s Born to Run. (Rolling Stone) Wayne Coyne says that Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips are planning a show where everyone—audience members included—will be completely naked while […]

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Welcome to MSP: A playlist of local music

Today, Greater MSP—a regional economic development partnership for the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area—is launching a new site for its initiative Make It. MSP. The site serves as a welcome mat for everyone in the MSP area, especially newcomers and those who are considering moving to the area. I’ve had the privilege of working with this […]

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