Katie White of The Ting Tings

The Ting Tings perform in the Current studio

Fresh off a lauded performance at this year's Lollapalooza, the English indie-dance-popsters, The Ting Tings, have been selling out venues across the US and are nearing the end of the first US tour here in the Twin Cities.

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The Go! Team

The Go! Team perform in The Current studio

The Go! Team is a six piece band from Brighton, England founded by Ian Parton. Their debut CD "Get It Together" was primarily a solo effort by Ian and released in 2000. In 2003 the single, "Kickstart" was released, followed by "Thunder, Lightning, Strike" in 2004, which quickly became a UK smash and nominated for a Mercury Prize.

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Ford plant

Redevelopers ponder what's next for Ford plant

Community groups involved in planning for the closure of the Ford plant in St. Paul are welcoming the company's decision to delay the facility's shutdown. Ford announced Thursday the plant will produce the Ranger compact pickup truck through 2011, but St. Paul city officials say they will continue to plan for a future without the plant, just in case.

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Singer / Songwriter Joshua James

Joshua James performs in The Current studio

This Lincoln, NE native didn't start playing the guitar seriously until he was twenty years old. After traveling through Venezuela South America and seeing another country's culture, Joshua had an eye opening experience and began to utilize what he had seen, learned and felt into inspiration for song writing.

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Best Coast play songs from 'Always Tomorrow' live in The Current studio

Best Coast perform in The Current studio

After a three-year gap since their last release, Best Coast are back with a new album 'Always Tomorrow.' Frontperson Bethany Cosentino expounds on that hopeful title. ' I think the overall theme of the album is very much the idea that at times we can be our own worst enemies, and learning to get out of our way and let life happen,' she says. Listen to Best Coast's full session, recorded live in The Current studio.

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Wolf Parade perform a Microshow at Icehouse in Minneapolis

Wolf Parade Microshow at Icehouse

On Saturday, Feb. 15, Wolf Parade recorded what may have been the loudest Microshow to date as they played a live set at Icehouse in Minneapolis. The audience consisted of lucky winners who had entered for a chance to attend this intimate performance.

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