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Graphic: The Current Top 89 of 2020 - Minnesota releases

Top 89: 20 notable Minnesota albums of 2020

As The Current’s local music team, we used to find a lot of new music out at late-night shows, but this year, we’ve mostly been exploring releases through Bandcamp and SoundCloud (and our inboxes). Is it ideal? No, but it’s still rewarding. This year, Minnesota music has made us cry, dance, and cheer. Below, we’ve […]

Graphic: The Current Top 89 of 2020 - Minnesota releases
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Minneapolis artist L.A. Buckner tops iTunes jazz chart

The Twin Cities music scene has a new chart-topper in its ranks. The interdisciplinary jazz drummer and producer L.A. Buckner scored a number one record on the iTunes jazz chart at the start of August. The album, titled BiG HOMiE, is a heterogeneous mix of jazz, gospel, hip-hop, and avant-funk that is just as reminiscent […]

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