Local Current Blog

January 29, 2016

Reina del Cid on her new Iceland-made music video for ‘Death Cap’

On Wednesday, Reina del Cid released her new video for “Death Cap,” a song featured on her 2015 album The Cooling. The video was shot in Iceland — with del Cid following in the footsteps of Björk, Bon Iver, Sigur Rós, and most recently Justin Bieber. As breathtaking as Iceland appears in the video, del Cid says it’s even more beautiful in person. “We originally […]

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Bruise Violet interview Babes in Toyland’s Lori Barbero

With the big Babes in Toyland show coming up on Saturday — which marks their first gig at First Avenue since 2001 — we asked the members of the righteous and Babes-inspired punk trio Bruise Violet to interview one of their musical heroes, Lori Barbero. What transpired was over an hour of hollering, shrieking, giggling, […]

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Jefferson Airplane co-founder Paul Kantner dies at 74

Paul Kantner, a co-founder of pioneering psychedelic group Jefferson Airplane who continued as a core member of successor group Jefferson Starship, has died at age 74. The cause of his death, the San Francisco Chronicle reports, was multiple organ failure and septic shock. Kantner started Jefferson Airplane in the mid-1960s with Marty Balin and other musicians including […]

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