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Marcus Mumford

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    Inside Llewyn Davis: A near-perfect mix of music and message

    Any time that Oscar-winning St. Louis Park filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen announce that they are releasing a new film, there is going to be plenty of local interest. When they decided to set their new film, Inside Llewyn Davis, in the early '60s folk music scene of New York City that would eventuall ... More >>

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    September 27, 2013

    Mumford & Sons' so-called "indefinite hiatus" is total cliffhanger bullshit

    The biggest Mumford & Sons hit single to date is about patiently waiting. Now it's everyone else's turn. Just as they've become the most prominent live draws in the U.S., the English group is reportedly shutting down for an indefinite period of time. To the joy of the haters and the sorrow of ... More >>

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    September 5, 2013

    Mumford & Sons at Xcel Energy Center, 9/4/13

    Mumford & SonsXcel Energy Center, St. PaulWednesday, September 4, 2013There's no question that Marcus Mumford and his band of Sons are brilliant. In one way, at least. Finally someone has capitalized on American pop's two most-popular niches, twang and EDM. Unfortunately, this marketable and sta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 9/4 - 9/10

    The weather has cooled down, but the music hasn't. Plenty of acts, large and local, are hitting up the Twin Cities this week. Mumford & Sons leave their mark on St. Paul Wednesday at the Xcel while Taylor Swift stops by later for the weekend. Alt-J plays a sold out two night show at First Avenue ... More >>

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    September 4, 2013
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    August 15, 2013

    Laura Marling at the Woman's Club Theatre, 8/14/13

    Laura Marling With Paul Metzger Woman's Club Theatre, Minneapolis August 14, 2013 Most musicians don't go from playing London's esteemed Royal Albert Hall on a Monday night to performing at the slightly more modest Woman's Club Theatre on a Wednesday. But Laura Marling isn't like most musicians. Th ... More >>

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    August 14, 2013
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    August 5, 2013

    Mumford & Sons' "Hopeless Wanderer" video makes us laugh and weep

    Mumford & Sons have a brand new music video out for their song "Hopeless Wanderer," and this one, folks, this is one for the books. With the help of actors Ed Helms, Jason Bateman, a silly beard-wearing Will Forte, and Jason Sudeikis, the passion of the Mumf reaches a new plateau.See Also:Mumf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Mumford & Sons wisely clone themselves for "Babel" video

    You really can't get enough of Mumford & Sons, and perhaps that's why there are so many of each member of the band in this new clip for "Babel." As the camera follows the players around the warehouse in an infinite black and white loop that defies common perceptions of time and space -- no doub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2013

    The Coen brothers' Inside Llewyn Davis shines spotlight on '60s Greenwich Village folk scene

    Locally bred Oscar-winning auteurs Joel and Ethan Coen have never shied away from drawing inspiration from their Minnesota upbringing to use in their films. Both Fargo and A Serious Man candidly reflect all-too-familiar aspects of life around these parts as well as lasting impressions that the creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    The Mumford and Sons' "Lover of the Light" video that everyone is fangirling all over

    Mumford and Sons have just released a new, pretty video for their new U.K. single "Lover of the Light" (still not an official U.S. single) off their second full-length album Babel. The video was directed by and stars the British actor Idris Elba (The Wire and Luther), who is not bad-looking or anyth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    Mumford and Sons cover Alt-J's "Tessellate" on BBC's Radio One

    Attention Current listeners and Mumford and Sons aficionados: We've got what amounts to a bit of ear porn for you this morning. Our beloved Mumfy went on the BBC's Radio One yesterday, where they played a seven-song set, composed of songs from Sigh No More and their recently released sophomore alb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    After Mumford and Sons' "I Will Wait" video, life isn't the same

    See Also:Mumford and Sons release new single, "I Will Wait," to adoring sighsMumford and Sons releasing new record, be still our beating heartsThe 4onthefloor releases "Mumford & Sons Crap"Mumford and Sons' new single "I Will Wait" (from the band's upcoming album Babel, due September 24) has bee ... More >>

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    July 17, 2012

    Mumford and Sons releasing new record, be still our beating hearts

    See Also:The 4onthefloor releases "Mumford & Sons Crap"Interview: Mumford & Sons' Marshall Winston chats backstageThe Current Effect, in progressIt's finally happening. Three years ago, Mumford and Sons released their debut album Sigh No More, and hoedown enthusiasts (and Current listeners) ... More >>

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    May 26, 2010

    Mumford & Sons bathe in sweat and adoration at the Varsity

    Photos by Stacy Schwartz​"This is the hottest I think I've been in a long time," Marcus Mumford said between sets, droplets of sweat falling off his eyelashes, guitar, and fingertips. "But I think it's also the most loved we've been, so far from home."Indeed, last night at the very sold-out Varsit ... More >>

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    May 26, 2010

    Interview: Mumford & Sons' Marshall Winston chats backstage

    Photo by Stacy SchwartzMarshall Winston (left) at the Current studios​INTERVIEW CONDUCTED BY CINDAL LEE HEARTMumford & Sons are the epitome of bottom to top success; in less than 3 years they've signed to major record labels (Glassnote and Island) and faired into the hearts of many diverse fan ... More >>

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