Motion City Soundtrack: Panic Stations The alt pop-punk five-piece Motion City Soundtrack are releasing their sixth studio album Panic Stations via Epitaph Friday. For those who share in giddy anticipation of three more days until new wailing vocals and now classic ‘00s top-40 guitar riffs, click above to watch the video-game-themed “It’s A Pleasure To Meet […]
Local indie-rockers Carroll premiered “Alligator,” the latest single from their self-titled debut album, last week on their label’s SoundCloud page. The moody party reflection “Alligator” comes more than a year after “Bad Water,” which the band released in May 2014. Both singles, as well as “Boxing Day,” will be on the self-titled debut, out Sept. 18 on Entertainment One Music—a […]
Local bands Carroll, Enemy Planes, and the Ocean Blue will play at the CMJ Music Marathon in New York in October. They will be joined by Strange Names, a recently-local group now based in NYC. Now in its 34th year, the CMJ Music Marathon is the world’s largest festival for emerging music. About 120,000 musicians, […]
Five years ago, producers at Vega Studios had the idea to collect several Twin Cities artists and ask them to cover Beatles songs, then donate proceeds to music and arts education. In the ears of many listeners, it was a very good idea. This year, Minnesotans have the pleasure of hearing 13 of the state’s […]
Local Radar highlights bands that the local team at The Current is spinning heavily at their desks. You’ll be able to preview a track from each as well as hear them on The Local Show and Local Current.