"We're only planning to stop if we see a haunted corn maze or haunted hay rides hehe," write Hinds in an email to me, as we arrange an interview time. They're on California's 101 driving from San Francisco to Los Angeles for a gig at the Echoplex - not its sister room, the Echo, similar to First Avenue's 7th St. Entry - the big room, capacity: 700.
BORNS' album, 'Dopamine', came out on Oct. 16, 2015, and he's been touring in support of it. When BORNS -- aka Garrett Borns -- passed through the Twin Cities while on tour, he visited The Current to record a Theft of the Dial with host Mark Wheat.