Local Current Blog

October 8, 2018

Michael Shynes, meet Komodo: How a Minnesota musician ‘standing in a corner’ became an overnight pop star in Poland

Hailing from Little Falls, Minn., Michael Shynes was living a pretty normal life as an artist, creating new music and trying to make a career as a local singer-songwriter work. Then, this past summer, Shynes’s audience grew unexpectedly to extend way beyond the state and across the world. It all started when Shynes recorded music for […]

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Aaron Lee of Red Daughters shot in Northeast Minneapolis robbery

Red Daughters’ Aaron Lee, better known as “Hix,” was shot this weekend in northeast Minneapolis. The shooting occurred around 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 8 on the corner of 13th Street and 4th Avenue NE. As reported by the Star Tribune and WCCO, singer and multi-instrumentalist Hix and his girlfriend, Katie Szczepaniak, were on their way […]

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