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Stories by our Local Current interns.

Bully; Now, Now; the Social Animals; and deM atlaS bring boundless energy to night one of The Current’s 13th Birthday Party

The Current’s two-day birthday party kicked off Friday night in First Avenue’s Mainroom.  The lineup included local artists deM atlaS, the Social Animals, and Now, Now, with the headliner for the night being Nashville-based band Bully — whose frontwoman Alicia Bognanno originally hails from Rosemount, Minnesota. The excitement built throughout the night, with each act […]

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Paul Westerberg creates art for Juliana Hatfield’s Olivia Newton-John covers project

Juliana Hatfield will be releasing a new album of Olivia Newton-John covers this spring. The album, entitled Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John, will be available in several different forms from cassettes to CDs and variously colored vinyl. A separate 7-inch vinyl, Bonus 7 with two extra songs, will also be available, its cover art created by Minnesota’s […]

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Listen: Mark Mallman serves up a new jingle for Taco John’s

Minneapolis musician Mark Mallman is no stranger to composing for TV and film. He recently tackled his first taco jingle in an advertisement for Taco John’s. The ad is currently airing online and on TV, and many fans heard it during last week’s NFL playoff games. In the 30-second jingle, Mallman details the new Taco Taco […]

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