The Local Show®

Join Andrea Swensson as she explores Minnesota's local music scene, both past and present.

Listen The Local Show for March 6, 2011

Jul 23, 2016 Join Minnesota Public Radio's David Campbell as he explores the Twin Cities local music scene, both past and present. Tune in to hear rare songs, live tracks, and in-studio performances.

On this week's edition of The Local Show host David Campbell was joined in the studio by Josh, Jon, and Adam from -- a newish website where one can find reviews of all sorts of new albums. David and the fellas chatted about their site, the local music scene, and spun some of their favorite local bands.

In the second hour of this week's show we made way for Koo Koo Kanga Roo. Bryan and Neil stopped by The Current Studios performed a few songs from their latest album The Golden Staircase of Destiny and chatted about their upcoming show -- The Koo Koo Karnival at the Varsity Theater on Saturday, March 19th.

All that plus music from Hastings 3000, Vampire Hands, Estate, and new music from BNLX, The Tribe and Big Cats!, and unreleased Caroline Smith and the Good Night Sleeps.


Cold Town

Michael Yonkers with The Blind Shake
Cold Town/Soft Zodiac

Push All the Buttons

Koo Koo Kanga Roo
The Golden Staircase of Destiny

Ghost of the Manzinita

Mother of Fire
Mother of Fire

Poverty Witch

Gay Beast
To Smithereens

This Array

Dallas Obiter

New Yellow Medicine

Orchard Thief
Coin Purse EP

Untitled III

Tender Meat
Live at the Ritz

The Black Galleys

Thunderbolt Pagoda
Second Ascension


Food Pyramid

In Summer

National Bird
The Rhythm of Our Science

Sexy Sadie

Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapelles
Minnesota Beatle Project

Fortis Ride

The Vacation

Heir Time

Mally and the Sundance Kid
Once We're Kings

Baby Jesus

Bouncer Fighter
Satirical Spirituals

Burn the Boats


Poor Bird

Vampire Hands
Skull Judge

Awesome Rainbows

Koo Koo Kanga Roo

Friendship Bracelets

Koo Koo Kanga Roo

Dinosaur Stomp

Koo Koo Kanga Roo

Tank Top

Caroline Smith and the Goodnight Sleeps
Tank Top (Single)

Walk From Carolina

Hastings 3000
A New Monster

You're The Reflection of the Moon on the Water

Grant Hart
Hot Wax

Take Me Home feat. Alicia Steel

The Tribe and Big Cats
Forward Thinkers Movers Shakers

Stained Glass

Thomas Kivi
Crying Child

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