Local Current Blog

October 27, 2016

Music News: R.I.P. Vine

Twitter has announced that it’s discontinuing the Vine app. The six-second looping video app never caught on like Instagram or Snapchat — or even like Twitter itself, which bought Vine in 2013, just before the app’s launch. Still, Vine had an undeniable impact on the music world, proving an unlikely launching platform for the careers of music stars. Most […]

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Tufawon drops “Sagepatch Kid” music video

We in Minnesota should spend more time outside. The weather can make that difficult — as I’m writing this, it’s cold and drizzly — but it’s good for us to ditch our skyways and living rooms, making effort to spend time under the sun. In his music video for “Sagepatch Kid,” off 2016 EP The Homecoming, local rapper Tufawon sets a great […]

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ZULUZULUU plan Icehouse residency, solo releases

Over the next four weeks, ZULUZULUU will be playing a residency at Icehouse in Minneapolis, with featured guests to be announced. Each week will also see a music release from the group or one of its members. “We like performing there,” says band member DJ Just Nine about Icehouse. “It’s a great venue.” The series will begin […]

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