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

The Local Show with Chris Besinger of STNNNG and a 400 Bar Retrospective

Listen The Local Show for January 13, 2013

Jul 24, 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.

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This weekend's episode of The Local Show features an interview with STNNNG frontman Chris Besinger. They've just gotten back from playing ATP in London as well as recording their new album Empire Inward with Steve Albini and mastering it at Abbey Road.

Andrea Swensson has also been working hard on a 400 Bar retrospective in light of its recent closing. We'll play soundbites from her Current Presents on the topic which airs Sunday night at 9PM after The Local Show..

Tons of debuts as well: Disaster Bird, Ugly Motors, Narco States, Low, The Starfolk, Mother Banjo Band, The Bad Plus, WriteGroove and Fury Things.

Local stories from this episode:
The 400 Bar may be gone, but the stories live on
Local Radar: Low, The Starfolk and Ugly Motors


I Still Love H.E.R. feat. Lizzo

Greg Grease
Cornbread, Pearl and G
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Bill and Annie

Spider John Koerner and Willie Murphy
Running Jumping Standing Still
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