Features, Playlists, Reviews

Summer 2015 Wrap Up

As sad as I am to see it go, summer is packing its bags. While it went extremely fast for me, I squeezed a lot in. I listened to tons of great music, attended several amazing concerts, and got to write for the Current, something I'd never even considered to be a possibility before this… Continue reading Summer 2015 Wrap Up

Band of the Day, Music

Band of the Day: The Mammoth Catches Fire

A recent submission introduced me to The Mammoth Catches Fire, a young quartet based here in Minneapolis. They released their self-titled debut EP in April and have since been featured on the Local Current Blog and in Rift Magazine. Modest Mouse is listed as a musical influence on their Facebook page, and it shows in their… Continue reading Band of the Day: The Mammoth Catches Fire

Band of the Day, Features, Music

Wrap Up of High School Rockers

If my previous two posts didn't get the message across, I was super pumped for tonight's broadcast of The Local Show on 89.3 the Current. Why was tonight's show so special? Because it was devoted to local high school bands. I of course set myself an alarm so I wouldn't miss a beat (ha), and it didn't disappoint!… Continue reading Wrap Up of High School Rockers

Band of the Day, Music

High School Bands Featured Today!

I posted about this a month ago, when I first read about it. Tonight, tune in at 6pm central time to 89.3 the Current, an offspring of MPR. The Local Show will be featuring several high school musicians, including John Mark Nelson. I'm so amped for this.

Music, News

High-schoolers take over the airwaves September 2 | Local Current Blog

High-schoolers take over the airwaves September 2 | Local Current Blog. Oh my god! Possibly the coolest thing the Current has ever done! I can't wait to hear this.