Local Current Blog

October 19, 2015

Today’s Music News: CHVRCHES’ Lauren Mayberry joins The National to sing ‘I Need My Girl’

On Sunday night the the Treasure Island Music Festival in San Francisco, Lauren Mayberry of CHVRCHES joined The National for a performance of the National song “I Need My Girl.” (Pitchfork) After covering Taylor Swift‘s album 1989 song-for-song, Ryan Adams sat down with Swift for a conversation about the differences between their relative interpretations of the material. (Rolling Stone) Don […]

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Local Current to go all-Prince as soon as it snows 1″

Some Minnesotans dread the coming of the fall’s first snow, and others look forward to it with excited anticipation. We’ve chosen the latter route. In fact, the first time it snows, we’re going to have a party: a Prince party. When MPR News weather guru Paul Huttner officially certifies that one inch of snow has […]

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