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Friday Five: Birthday party edition

Here at The Current, we’re getting psyched for our 13th Birthday Parties, which we’ll throw at First Avenue tonight and tomorrow. We’ve been talking to Bully about bandmates, asking JD McPherson for teenage parenting tips…and now, spotlighting a few of our favorite music videos by birthday party bands. See them all at First Avenue this […]

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Friday Five: Maple & Beech, Drone Not Drones and more new Minnesota music videos

Maple & Beech, “Sugar Bugs” Prolific video artists Maple & Beech go to Tyler Tholl’s house to record “Sugar Bugs” from RUNDAWDAW. This arrangement, led by bass clarinet and QChord, displays a softer side of the electronic/pop duo’s output; “Though my hair caught on fire during filming (votive candles are beautiful but dangerous),” Tholl writes, “it was a […]

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Friday Five: SHREDDERS, Ingeborg von Agassiz, and more new Minnesota music videos

SHREDDERS, “Entertainment” P.O.S, Sims, Paper Tiger, and Lazerbeak recruited James Gundersen to work on their new video, which keeps being a good idea. “Entertainment” is off Dangerous Jumps. Ingeborg von Agassiz, “Oh, The Hillside” A charming tune for winter or any other season. Duluth, Minn. artist Ingeborg von Agassiz will include this on her upcoming debut album, O […]

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