The Local Show®

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

The Local Show with Van Stee, Beck's Song Reader and Are You Local?

Listen The Local Show for February 24, 2013

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On this weekend's episode of The Local Show, we'll have an in-studio with Van Stee, a band that played our first installment of Local Current Live last summer, and has been working on their debut We Are ever since. The band will release the album at Icehouse on March 2.

Teenage Kicks host Jacquie Fuller is also in the house to explain the new episode of Current Presents this Sunday night at 9PM, exploring the Beck Song Reader project. She and John Miller assembled 14 bands to read and interpret the sheet music to his newest album. We'll play a few cuts and hear a portion of Jacquie's interview with Beck himself .

Lastly, the finalists have been announced for the next installment of's Are You Local? contest. We'll talk about each act and see you down at Mill City Nights on March 1 to watch one band receive a trip down to SXSW.

And don't forget! Local Current Live is this Thursday night at the Amsterdam. Doors at 6PM, music starts at 7PM. 18+, free, featuring Prissy Clerks, The Ericksons and Greg Grease (in that order). Click the image below for more info!

Local stories from this episode:
Aby Wolf and Grant Cutler push electro-pop forward with masterful new 'Wolf Lords'
Noiseland prepping another all-Minnesota compilation for Record Store Day
Carroll on Billionaires, 'Girls' and amateur theatre
Local Radar: Blue Blazer, Gloss and the Color Pharmacy


Modern Age Cynic

Blue Blazer
Modern Age Cynic (Single)

When The Hammer Comes (89.3 In-Studio Performance)

Van Stee
Full In-Studio

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

Greg Grease
Cornbread, Pearl and G
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Don't Act Like Your Heart Isn't Hard (Beck cover)

Prissy Clerks
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Program Schedule

Date Time Service Station
Sun 6:00 p.m. The Current KCMP