Rockford Mules will end seven-year run on November 3

Blistering roots rockers the Rockford Mules have a new EP on the way, and today they’ve announced that their EP-release show at Cause Spirits & Soundbar will double as their farewell show. After seven years of turning it up to 11 at clubs around town, the band will part ways and focus on other things.…

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Ty Segall

Ty Segall performs in The Current studios

Ty Segall has been a busy man. Once upon a time, the guitar virtuoso was the secret gem of the Bay Area, but the world was bound to pick up on a guy who has released eight albums in just four years.

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Grizzly Bear - Shields

Album Review: Grizzly Bear - Shields

"Shields" carries the same lush harmonies and dramatic crescendos as their previous releases, but the band has reached a new stage in their career as lyricists and song writers.

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Big Cats!

Big Cats! performs in The Current studios

One half of Guante and Big Cats!, Spencer Wirth-Davis has been busy with his Big Cats self, creating beats for much of the hip-hop community in the Twin Cities over the past year. Because of his extensive collaborations, he's become of the most sought-after producers in the area. But for his new record "For My Mother," Spencer did the gathering of talent.

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Green Day - Uno

Win a copy of Green Day's new CD "Uno!"

America's longest-tenured punk trio celebrate their 25th anniversary with the release of their ninth studio album, "Uno!" The Current has four copies of the new CD to give away to lucky listeners!

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Coffee Break: People have the power

People with raised fists.

This week we have centered Coffee Break themes around cleaning up, neighbors, change, revolution, and now after two weeks of unrest in the Twin Cities and beyond, it seems time for a theme centered around the understanding that "people have the power".

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Rage Against the Machine at the Target Center

Today in Music History: Rage went No. 1 with 'Evil Empire'

Rage Against The Machine went No. 1 with 'Evil Empire'; Richard Butler was born; Elvis Presley's televised gyrations caused a stir; Roy Oribson went to No. 1 with 'Running Scared'; Paul McCartney released an album with a side of coffee; Bob Dylan graduated from Hibbing High School; U2 performed and recorded at Red Rocks, Today in Music History.

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