Since releasing the 2010 EP Clear Sky Relapse, Swallows has honed it's live act, allowing new members to settle in while evolving into a complex combination of American roots and Old World folk music.
Their new LP, Witching & Divining, captures them like a firefly trapped in a jar. Each song i ... More >>
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Tom Waits' twentieth album, Bad As Me, was released today on Anti- records to almost epidemically feverish anticipation from fans. (Gimme Noise's collective thermometer reads 106!) So what better way to pay tribute to everyone's favorite growling crooner than with some choice YouTube clips t ... More >>
Here's a not-so-secret fact about Minnesota music: People love to talk about how much they love the scene here. Musicians from both out-of-state and the Twin Cities have gone out of their way to pen odes to our town and its vibrant community, from Atmosphere to Lucinda Williams Tom Waits to Mark Ma ... More >>
For lack of a better word, sure--this mix is pretty hipsterish. But if you're sick of all that traditional crap that's been jammed down your throat since you were five, check out this mix of seasonal cheer--equal parts tongue-in-cheek and sentimental. Pair these songs with some homemade fudge an ... More >>
Get this man some FritosIf you wake up to The Current during weekday mornings, then you probably have breakfast with Steve Seel, who hosts the 6-10 a.m. show with Jill Riley. But what does Seel, a guy who gets up before the sun, nosh on?
It is the time for the season of loving. And picking stuff. Hi, happy harvesters. Is this weather making you dream of Sunday afternoons watching football, crockpots full of soup, leaves falling from the sky, and apples in little grapevine baskets (or your own variation on that theme?) Yeah, us to ... More >>