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Today’s Music News: Jack White released a single ten years ago, exclusively inside upholstered furniture Local Blog

Today’s lead story takes a little explanation. Way back in the day, before the White Stripes blew up, Jack White worked as an upholsterer. Later, White and his fellow upholsterer Brian Muldoon formed a duo who called themselves—wait for it—the Upholsterers and cut a couple of songs. One of those songs, “Apple of My Eye,” was released commercially in […]

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Join us for holiday magic on Local Current! Local Blog

‘Tis the season for holiday music, and of course for us that means holiday music by Minnesota’s many talented artists. There are lots of opportunities for you to listen local this holiday season—including six very special hours this coming Monday, Dec. 22. The seasonal sounds have already begun on Wonderground, where Barb Abney has been curating […]

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Vaski: ‘The scene in the Twin Cities is magical’ Local Blog

At 24 years old, the electronic artist Vaski—born Alex Brouwer in Savage, Minn.—has already been around the world and back, touring on the strength of his accessible, frenetic, and bass-heavy dance music. Brouwer first caught the attention of the writhing masses when he was just 19, and quickly rose to the top of the heap of […]

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