Review and photos: New Power Generation ecstatic to be back at the Dakota

New Power Generation performed four sets in two nights at the recently reopened Dakota this past Thursday and Friday. The second Friday night show was my first time back in the Dakota since my very first experience at the venue, my 21st birthday, in February of 2020. Spending my birthday surrounded by music lovers, incredible…

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Album of the Week: Various Artists, 'I'll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute to the Velvet Underground and Nico'

The Velvet Underground's debut album came out nearly 55 years ago, but endures as a dangerous, beautiful, provocative, and revelatory deconstruction of rock music. So, let's just get this out of the way: 'I'll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute to The Velvet Underground & Nico' is not a modern upgrade. What it absolutely is: a song-by-song funhouse mirror featuring some of the Velvets' most-talented fans.

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Michigander perform a seven-song #MicroShow set at Icehouse

Michigander - MicroShow

"It's good to be playing music again," said Jason Singer of Detroit's Michigander, who took the stage at Icehouse in Minneapolis with a seven-song #MicroShow set from across their discography, including tracks from their latest release, 'Everything Will Be OK Eventually'.

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Ya Tseen discuss collaborating in a spaceship, and not getting precious about it

Ya Tseen, the newest project from the multi-disciplinary Indigenous artist Nicholas Galanin, joins The Current to play songs from their debut record Indian Yard. Galanin and his longtime collaborator OCnotes discuss the making of the record, their spaceship recording studio in Sitka, Alaska, and the importance of not getting precious about your work in collaborations.

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Coffee Break: Greatest Songs of All Time

For the first time in 17 years, Rolling Stone has updated their rankings of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, tell us what you think of their rankings! Who you think should've made the top 20?

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