Eddie Cochran

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Fistful of Mercy on Conan tonight, featuring Minneapolis expat Jessy Greene

    ‚ÄčConan O'Brien and the rest of Team Coco launched their new show, Conan, on the TBS network this week to somewhat mixed reviews. Though he's definitely hit the ground running we think it'll take some time to break in the new set, same ol' shtick, with a format that really isn't all that much diffe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Hank Cochran, legendary songwriter, passes away at 74

    Hank Cochran, RIP​I sometimes wonder if rock credibility has destroyed good music. Someone, somewhere down the line decided you weren't a credible act unless you wrote and performed your own music. Or, if you covered music by a band far better, but far less well-known and much more under appre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    Explore Minnesota Radio streaming all-local playlist

    ‚ÄčExplore 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-fri ... More >>

  • Music

    June 3, 2010

    The Goondas: Staying out late with the irreverent rock band

    They're a rail-whiskey cocktail of rockabilly, post-punk, and blues

  • Music

    March 17, 1999

    Safe at Home

    Twenty years ago Safety Last made rockabilly cool in the punk-rock Twin Cities. Now they're making a quiet comeback in the age of swing.

  • Music

    August 21, 1996