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The Local Show with Paul Metsa and a Best New Bands Preview

The Local Show for January 6, 2013
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It's our first Local Show of 2013 and we have a lot on the docket already! Andrea Swensson will drop in to talk about the Best New Bands line-up at First Avenue as well as a recent story on photographer Adam DeGross and a forthcoming piece on the 400 Bar closing.

Musician and now-author Paul Metsa will also read from his new book and plays cuts from a compilation album he has put out.

We're debuting our new Artist of the Month feature, highlighting a pivotal Minnesota musician or band each month via Local Current, The Local Show and the Local Current blog.

Lastly, we're looking forward and talking about some of our most anticipated releases from the likes of The Ericksons, Heavy Deeds, Cloud Cult and STNNNG.

Local stories from this episode:

Artist of the Month: Dan Wilson

Photographer Adam DeGross captures the local underground scene in vivid, gritty detail

Local Radar: STNNNG, Heavy Deeds and Southwire

Cloud Cult debut single '1 x 1 x 1'



Cloud Cult

Luxury Child

Strange Names


Wiping Out Thousands

I Once Loved You

Bomba De Luz

High Cuntry (Live)


Hollow Heel

Actual Wolf

Push It

The Chalice

Rain Comes Down

John Mark Nelson



Cops and Crims

Thomas Kivi and The Immigrants

One Drum

Heavy Deeds

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

Greg Grease

Rebel Without A Cosby

The Pinsch

YO! feat. Fresh Squeeze

Audio Perm

Cherry Pie

The Jayhawks

Hopeless City

Frozen Teens

Stars Over The Prairie

Paul Metsa

Jack Ruby

Paul Metsa

Last Request

The Ashtray Hearts

Plastic Cup


Free Life

Dan Wilson

Gone Blind

The Ericksons



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