Local Current Blog

November 9, 2015

Today’s Music News: Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos comes out as gay in candid interview with Bret Easton Ellis

Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos has come out as gay in an hourlong podcast interview with acclaimed author Bret Easton Ellis. Among other topics, he addressed his marriage to ex-wife Kristy Mucci: “I just wanted so badly to be straight, because I love her so much. I think that was one of the most painful things when we decided to separate.” […]

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Prince announces solo European tour at Paisley Park pajama party

The Current’s exclusive broadcast of “CRAZY 2 COOL,” a live medley recorded by Prince and 3RDEYEGIRL last year in France, turned out to be just the kickoff to a weekend-long Chanhassen party that included a James Bond movie screening and the announcement of a solo European tour. On Friday and Saturday nights, Prince opened the […]

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