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The Local Show with Chris Besinger of STNNNG and a 400 Bar Retrospective

The Local Show for January 13, 2013
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This weekend's episode of The Local Show features an interview with STNNNG frontman Chris Besinger. They've just gotten back from playing ATP in London as well as recording their new album Empire Inward with Steve Albini and mastering it at Abbey Road.

Andrea Swensson has also been working hard on a 400 Bar retrospective in light of its recent closing. We'll play soundbites from her Current Presents on the topic which airs Sunday night at 9PM after The Local Show..

Tons of debuts as well: Disaster Bird, Ugly Motors, Narco States, Low, The Starfolk, Mother Banjo Band, The Bad Plus, WriteGroove and Fury Things.

Local stories from this episode:

The 400 Bar may be gone, but the stories live on

Local Radar: Low, The Starfolk and Ugly Motors


Color in the Paper Planes

Van Stee

Gone Blind

The Ericksons

You Know Darn Well

Disaster Bird

Rain Comes Down

John Mark Nelson

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

Greg Grease





Long Middle



Ugly Motors


Narco States

Just Make It Stop


Light Lunch

Heavy Deeds

Digital Winter



Cloud Cult

Bill and Annie

Spider John Koerner and Willie Murphy

Nothing (Live)

Mason Jennings

From Above

The Starfolk

Tiny Brains

Prissy Clerks

We Are Witness

Mother Banjo Band

I Want to Feel Good Part Two

The Bad Plus

Singing in My Sleep


All Day Long

The Valdons

SpaycBtwn (gudThng)


Hard to Breathe

Fury Things

Fine Print

Mixed Blood Majority

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