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Friday Five: Al Church, John Maus and more new Minnesota music videos

Al Church, “Tambourine Feel” Al Church and his band dive feet-first into “Tambourine Feel” — in more ways than one, since the video for this single was filmed underwater. Watch for Church’s new album Night Games later this year. John Maus, “Touchdown” Minnesota native John Maus must be the encouraging sort. “Go for the touchdown,” he […]

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OK Computer(s): One night, three Radiohead albums at First Avenue

Radiohead’s classic album OK Computer is turning 20 years old this year. To celebrate the album, and the British band’s broader legacy, local musicians are hitting First Avenue on Friday night to play OK Computer and two more Radiohead albums in their entirety. Participating musician Al Church recently stopped by to talk with The Current’s Brian Oake and Jill […]

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Al Church signs off as Local Current DJ in Residence

I’ve been to The Current several times in the past few years, whether for an in-studio session or to drop off a new project at the front desk in the hope that it gets to the right people and, if I’m lucky, on the air. This time, it was different. The studio doors were open […]

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Al Church takes the mic as Local Current DJ in residence

It’s July, which means it’s time to roll into the third month of Local Current’s DJ in Residence! Here at The Current, we’ve been inviting local musicians to take over our all-Minnesota music stream to talk about the local music scene and to spin tracks from other local musicians. So far, Martin Devaney and Sophia […]

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