Listen The Local Show for January 6, 2013
Jan 6, 2013 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.
It's our first Local Show of 2013 and we have a lot on the docket already! Andrea Swensson will drop in to talk about the Best New Bands line-up at First Avenue as well as a recent story on photographer Adam DeGross and a forthcoming piece on the 400 Bar closing.
Musician and now-author Paul Metsa will also read from his new book and plays cuts from a compilation album he has put out.
We're debuting our new Artist of the Month feature, highlighting a pivotal Minnesota musician or band each month via Local Current, The Local Show and the Local Current blog.
Lastly, we're looking forward and talking about some of our most anticipated releases from the likes of The Ericksons, Heavy Deeds, Cloud Cult and STNNNG.
Local stories from this episode:
Artist of the Month: Dan Wilson
Photographer Adam DeGross captures the local underground scene in vivid, gritty detail
Local Radar: STNNNG, Heavy Deeds and Southwire
Cloud Cult debut single '1 x 1 x 1'