On an unlikely concept album, John Darnielle takes a nostalgic but realistic look at the workaday underworld of the pro wrestlers he idolized as a kid. Stream the Mountain Goats' forthcoming album before it comes out on April 7.
Ahead of playing two sold-out shows at First Avenue in Minneapolis, Cincinnati band Walk the Moon stopped by The Current to play a couple songs and to talk to Mark Wheat. As the name suggests, Walk the Moon are heavily influenced by the Police. But it was an album by the Killers that convinced front man Nicholas Petricca that playing music was what he wanted to do.
On the heels of releasing his visual album American Dreamer and anticipating the release of his EP of the same name, Frankie Lee and friends stopped by The Current to perform tracks off his American Dreamer EP and to chat with The Local Show's David Campbell.