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Mary Lucia: interview with Trent Reznor


'This is 12 of my favorite minutes I've ever had on the telephone,' Mary Lucia says about her recent interview with Nine Inch Nails frontman and film composer Trent Reznor. In their conversation, Lucia talks to Reznor about Johnny Cash's cover of Nine Inch Nails's 'Hurt,' Reznor's score for David Fincher's 'The Social Network,' and Reznor's thoughts on his friendship with David Bowie.

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Twin Cities all-stars plan theatrical tribute to David Bowie at the Ordway


The Ordway and Collins Live are teaming up to present “We Can Be Heroes: The David Bowie Tribute Show” on Sept. 8. The concert features a star-studded line-up of local musicians, including Julius Collins, Ryan Smith (Soul Asylum), Michael Bland (New Power Generation) and more. The show has been designed as a multimedia tribute to…

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King Leg

DJ Pick of the Week: King Leg, 'Great Outdoors'


The artist who calls himself King Leg is originally from Nebraska but has moved to Los Angeles to pursue his musical dreams -- and they just might come true. Bill DeVille's DJ Pick of the Week is 'Great Outdoors,' the lead single from King Leg's forthcoming album

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‘Twin Peaks’ update: David Bowie’s back (and so’s Audrey)


I’ve been away on vacation. Where? Well, let’s just call it “the Black Lodge.” (Okay, it was Madeline Island.) What did I miss on Twin Peaks? A lot. Three episodes have aired since my last recap. I won’t detail everything that’s happened, but here are some of the major developments as the season closes in on…

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Amy Shark performs in The Current studio

Amy Shark visits The Current as her music career takes off


'It's still blowing my mind that I'm from a long way away, and my little song's being played in Minnesota,' says Australian singer-songwriter Amy Shark. 'It's amazing.' Amy Shark shared songs and stories when she visited The Current's studio for a session hosted by Jill Riley.

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Amy Shark visits The Current as her music career takes off

Amy Shark performs in The Current studio

'It's still blowing my mind that I'm from a long way away, and my little song's being played in Minnesota,' says Australian singer-songwriter Amy Shark. 'It's amazing.' Amy Shark shared songs and stories when she visited The Current's studio for a session hosted by Jill Riley.

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Coffee Break: Band names that lie

Mumford & Sons

Sometimes bands will choose a name for themselves that is simply not factual. Maybe they are "The *blank Sisters" or "*blank* and Sons" or they are named after a last name that none of them have. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from band names that lie?

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