Local Current Blog

January 19, 2016

Today’s Music News: Madonna tells Jack White to get up and dance

Jack White was in the audience during Madonna‘s Saturday night show in Louisville, Ky. — but he wasn’t very animated during the performance. That’s according to the Material Girl herself, who spoke to White from onstage. “Don’t be laid back, just ’cause you’re famous,” said Madonna sassily. “I’m famous too, you know.” In response, White smiled […]

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The Cactus Blossoms, Straya, Astrobeard, City of Sound: This week’s Minnesota record releases

The Cactus Blossoms: You’re Dreaming The Cactus Blossoms’ first studio LP, You’re Dreaming, will be out Friday, and the harmonizing duo will be at The Current’s 11th Birthday Party this coming Saturday, Jan. 23. The brothers are still thriving with swinging vintage-style country tracks that are foot-tapping beauties. Check out “Traveler’s Paradise,” above. The Blossoms will […]

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Ask a Cool Person: Danielle Cusack of Bruise Violet

Each week on the Local Show, we’ll meet a new person from the Minnesota music community who has some fresh discoveries to share in a feature called “Ask a Cool Person.” These people will come from all corners of the scene, including record store clerks, recording studio engineers and producers, artists, writers, bookers, photographers, and […]

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