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Behind the Scenes: EVV rocks out on ‘Dead to Me’

With vibrant blue and red tinted shots, driving guitars, and an intense chorus, EVV’s debut music video at as a solo artist, “Dead to Me,” is explosive. The inspiration for the aesthetics of the video came from the raw emotions captured within the song itself. “I wanted to show the contrast between the anger and […]

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Bob Stinson’s organ finds new home at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

In mid-January, Colin Campbell learned that Tommy Stinson, Minneapolis music legend and former bassist for the Replacements, was giving away an organ that belonged to his late brother and Replacements founding member, Bob Stinson. For free. “All three of us Campbell brothers in the Shackletons are crazy ‘Mats fans,” Campbell said. “[Stinson’s web manager] said […]

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Behind the Scenes: Bugsy get vulnerable in ‘overwhelming’ video

Local quartet Bugsy‘s latest music video, for “overwhelming,” features the band spitting out plastic spiders and taking baths in blazers alongside rubber snakes.  The band’s debut EP, Teratoma, was released just over a year ago and their latest single “overwhelming” features the band’s signature lively guitar riffs and sweeping vocal harmonies. The music video was […]

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Literally just 17 of Minnesota’s steamiest songs

Minnesota’s legendary for its cold winters. How do we survive? By steaming them up. As part of The Current’s Valentine’s Day celebrations, our local music team picked 17 songs that put the X in sex and prove that Minnesota can go toe to toe with any state in the union when it comes to…well, uniting. […]

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