Interviews

Ty Segall talks about his new album, 'Freedom's Goblin,' out Jan. 26


Ty Segall

'Freedom's Goblin' is Ty Segall's new album, a 19-track double album set for release on Jan. 26, 2018. The Current's David Safar recently had a chance to talk to Segall about the new album. 'I think I just wanted to make the freest record I could, in the sense of there's no rules for what's going on,' Segall says.

Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age: 'Make the world you want to live in'


Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age with Brian Oake

Ahead of Queens of the Stone Age's concert at the Palace Theatre in St. Paul on Sunday, Dec. 3, listen to Brian Oake's complete interview with QOTSA front man Josh Homme, who shares, among many things, why it's OK to use the word 'fun' when describing the band's latest album, 'Villians.'

Robyne Robinson remembers Prince's Vikings song, playful side


Prince

Robyne Robinson is a former TV news anchor and is currently the director of arts and culture at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. During her time as a news anchor, Robinson enjoyed a professional friendship with Prince. On a recent visit to The Current, Robinson spoke with Jim McGuinn, sharing some memorable stories from her time working with Prince, revealing a bit about the artist's playful side.

A conversation with Liam Gallagher


Jill Riley, Liam Gallagher, Brian Oake

Before his sold-out show in the First Avenue Mainroom on Monday, Nov. 20, Liam Gallagher took some time to talk with Jill Riley and Brian Oake. 'I don't see myself as an artist,' Gallagher says. 'I see myself as just a rock and roll singer who writes a tune every now and again.' Listen to the full interview and read highlights from the conversation.

Bjork invites you to her 'Utopia'


Bjork

In a conversation with Rachel Martin, Iceland's musical auteur unpacks a new release, 'Utopia,' that couldn't be more different from 2015's stark breakup album, 'Vulnicura.'