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Photos: Tash Sultana gets real at the Cedar

If millennials demand transparency, it’s no wonder we love Tash Sultana. People of all ages have gotten attached to the 22-year-old Australian, of course, but there’s something quintessentially Tumblr-generation about her and her honesty. Who else knows they’ll be cheered on after telling journalists about their drug-induced psychosis? The mental-health issues that pushed them to cancel […]

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Review and photos: Joseph and Bailen turn First Avenue into sibling central

On Saturday evening, it was sibling central at First Avenue. There is something so magical about sibling harmony. It feels effortless, natural, and seamless. The trio Bailen (brothers Daniel and David, and sister Julia) opened for Portland-based Joseph (sisters Natalie, Allie, and Meegan Closner). Having released an EP just a couple weeks ago entitled Stay […]

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Every Bob Dylan studio album, reviewed by the Current staff

Bob Dylan has just announced a show at St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center on Oct. 25, with Mavis Staples. When Dylan last came to town, in 2014, The Current’s staff set out to review every one of Bob Dylan’s studio albums since his 1962 debut. Freshly updated with coverage of Dylan’s newest releases, written by […]

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