Explore Minnesota Radio streaming all-local playlist


Explore Minnesota, a site dedicated to attracting tourism to our fair state, has teamed up with 89.3 the Current to create an all-local playlist of streaming music that spans from the Castaways and the Trashmen to Dessa, Peter Wolf Crier, and Owl City. The mix, naturally, is bent toward radio-friendly styles of music, but the programmers made an effort to slip in some folk, bluegrass, jazz, hip-hop, and historical gems alongside the more traditional indie-rock fare.

View all 59 songs from the playlist below, and stream it over on the Explore Minnesota site.

1. Prince "Uptown"
2. Chris Koza "Chicago Avenue"
3. Jeremy Messersmith "Franklin Avenue"
4. Bob Dylan "Positively 4th Street"
5. Mason Jennings "Fighter Girl"
6. Peter Himmelmann "Woman with the Strength of 10,000 Men"
7. Romantica "Fiona"
8. Quietdrive "Jessica"
9. The Suburbs "Love is the Law"
10. The New Standards "Hey Ya"
11. The Twilight Hours "Queen of Tomorrow"
12. Semisonic "Closing Time"
13. The Jayhawks "Blue"
14. Eddie Cochran "Summertime Blues"
15. Husker Du "Pink Turns to Blue"
16. Owl City "Fireflies"
17. Dosh "Number 41"
18. Gear Daddies "Dream Vacation"
19. The Hopefuls "Let's Go"
20. Tim Mahoney "Theme Song"
21. Lipps Inc. "Funkytown"
22. Atmosphere "Shhh"
23. The Trashmen "Surfin ' Bird"
24. The Replacements "Achin' To Be"
25. Dessa "Chaconne"
26. Ray and Glover Koerner "Mumblin' Word"
27. Trampled By Turtles "Wait So Long"
28. Soul Asylum "Without a Trace"
29. Tapes-N-Tapes "Cowbells"
30. The Bad Plus "Dirty Blonde"
31. Storyhill "Happy Man"
32. Low "When I go Deaf"
33. The Suicide Commandos "Complicated Fun"
34. The Castaways "Liar, Liar"
35. Flamin' Ohs "Gasoline"
36. Cloud Cult "Chemicals Collide"
37. P.O.S. "Optimist (We Are Not For Them)"
38. Information Society "What's on Your Mind (Pure Energy)"
39. Solid Gold "Get Over it"
40. The Honeydogs "Losing Transmissions"
41. James Buckley Trio "Cover Art"
42. The Time "Wild and Loose"
43. Brother Ali "Fresh Air"
44. Peter Wolf Crier "Crutch and Cane"
45. Jeff Hanson "If I Only Knew"
46. The Alrights "Getting Ready for Love"
47. Halloween Alaska "All the Arms Around You"
48. Har Mar Superstar " Tall Boy"
49. Lookbook "The Only Ones"
50. Heiruspecs "5ves"
51. Mark Mallman "Look at You"
52. Lifter Puller "To Live and Die in LBI"
53. Motion City Soundtrack "Everything is Alright"
54. The Evening Rig "The Steve Mc Queens"
55. The Pines "Hearts and Bones"
56. The Idle Hands "Loaded"
57. The Melismantics "Industry of Cool"
58. The Alarmists "Some Things Never Stop"
59. Retribution Gospel Choir "Hide it Away"

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