Local Current Blog

July 1, 2016

Morris Day and the Time pay tribute to Prince with swagger and style

“Minneapolis, if you love Prince make some noise!” They were the kinds of one-liners that might come off as platitudes from any other touring performer. But when Morris Day stopped between songs at the Minnesota Zoo’s amphitheater to shout-out one of his oldest friends and most complex musical partnerships, there was no question that he […]

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Friday Five: Destiny Roberts, Literati, and more Minnesota music videos

Destiny Roberts, “Glow” Destiny Roberts and friends share the gospel of self-love and melanin glow. Literati, “Swan Song” Intense raps play against black-and-white clips in this captivating video. The Tune Ups, “Montage” Calling fans of Daniel Radcliffe, Minnehaha Falls, and a capella music: Minneapolis singers the Tune Ups have a song featured in upcoming movie Swiss Army […]

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deM atlaS signs off as Local Current DJ in Residence

Before I got the gig as a DJ in Residence, I was kinda in a lull with my creative process. My days consisted mostly of waking up going to my computer trying to write, consumed with one task alone. It’s all perception; I don’t know, maybe it was how I was feeling at the time […]

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