Local Current Blog

January 13, 2017

Go west, Mary Bue! (But please come back.)

Local singer-songwriter Mary Bue has been awarded a residency from the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation to live and work in Taos, N.M. for three months. Before she goes, she’ll play a jubilant sendoff show with Alan Sparhawk (Low, Retribution Gospel Choir) and Molly Maher (of Disbelievers fame) at Icehouse on Saturday, Jan. 14. I caught up with […]

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Friday Five: Tyte Jeff, P.O.S, and more new Minnesota music videos

Tyte Jeff, “1952” Who is the giant figure hulking around Minneapolis, and why isn’t Tyte Jeff frontperson Jeff Allen running away from it instead of striding through alleys? The song title “1952” is a hint. The band bring what looks like the Flatwoods monster to downtown in a video conceived and directed by Paul Danhauser. Tyte Jeff (Jeff […]

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Saturday at Paisley Park: 1998 Prince concert screening

Everyone’s wondering when we’ll hear more music from Prince’s legendary vault, but the late icon’s archives also include a lot of video — and Paisley Park has been using its weekly movie nights to showcase some rare concert footage. Last month the venue screened a 2012 Australia concert, and just last week visitors were able to […]

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