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Friday Five: Hippo Campus, elxina, and more new Minnesota music videos

Outside my window, it’s -8 °F with colder air to come. Outside the usual, shutdown-related staff shortages have forced LaGuardia Airport to stop receiving flights. Outside the U.S., many countries are doing just fine, but then we see hunger strikes bombs corruption xenophobia. Pardon me for getting all “current events” on the Local Current Blog, but this winter…let’s […]

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Friday Five: The Current’s Birthday Party edition!

Tonight and Saturday, The Current staffers are headed down to First Avenue to celebrate the station’s 14th birthday with hundreds of friends and fans. Saturday’s show is sold out, but some tickets remain for tonight’s party, featuring Scrunchies, Rayland Baxter, Bad Bad Hats, and the Suburbs. To pump us all up for two nights of […]

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Friday Five: Best Minnesota music videos of 2018

Morning, everyone. I’ve had the pleasure of watching hundreds of Minnesota music videos this year, and as 2018 comes to a close, I wanted to revisit some of my favorites. There’s no impartial ranking here, as I’m just one person with a set of eyes and ears. But I did my best to provide a […]

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