Steve Seel Feature Archive

While songs titled "Hey, Wanna Throw Up?" and "Lemurs, Man, Lemurs," may be what grabs your attention about Minus the Bear, the catchy and polished songwriting will keep you listening. (10/15/2008)
Growing up with a preacher father and a piano-playing mother, Cory Chisel combines both influences of story-teller and musician to craft his soulful folk sound. Toss in his uncle's record collection and a handful of musicians from around the Chicago and Appleton, Wisconsin area and you've got Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons. (10/13/2008)
In her nearly twenty years on the music scene, Ani DiFranco has become a dynamic independent force. She's touring to support her latest album, the 2008 release "Red Letter Year." (10/03/2008)
Beck, whose career launched in 1994 in Los Angeles after his hit song "Loser" was played on the radio, has developed a career that continues to shape and influence music as much today as it did when he began. (10/01/2008)
New York's Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings have been kicking out impeccable, James Brown-esque throwback funk and soul for nearly a decade. (08/22/2008)
Craigslist is known as a place to sell your old couch or buy a new bike, but for the elecro-trip-pop duo Bitter:Sweet, it's a place to find your bandmate. (08/05/2008)
This Lincoln, NE native didn't start playing the guitar seriously until he was twenty years old. After traveling through Venezuela South America and seeing another country's culture, Joshua had an eye opening experience and began to utilize what he had seen, learned and felt into inspiration for song writing. (07/23/2008)
China is rapidly emerging as a global "super-competitor," which will have a huge impact on our economy, our national security, and our quality of life right here in Minnesota. China's influence was the topic of a recent Policy and a Pint discussion, hosted by the Current's Steve Seel. (07/10/2008)
Host Steve Seel was joined by Ambassador Alan Holmer, special envoy for China and the Strategic Economic Dialogue, and Tony Lorusso, executive director of the Minnesota Trade Office, at the Varsity Theater on July 10. (07/10/2008)
Aimee Mann came to the national spotlight in 1984 with the song "Voices Carry" by her band 'Til Tuesday. Since then, she has gone on to a successful solo career, distributing her own music via her label SuperEgo Records, recording a Christmas album, and getting her toe cut off in the movie The Big Lebowski. (06/16/2008)
Host Steve Seel talked with guests Richard Todd (from the Federal Reserve) and Star Tribune personal finance writer Kara McGuire about the current mortgage situation and what consumers need to know about it. (05/15/2008)
Host Steve Seel talked with guests Richard Todd (from the Federal Reserve) and Star Tribune personal finance writer Kara McGuire about the current mortgage situation and what consumers need to know about it. (05/15/2008)
Cameron McGill was born in Champaign-Urbana, IL, in 1977 and spent his childhood years listening to his father's music collection which included The Beach Boys, Neil Young, Willie Nelson, and Johnny Cash. (05/12/2008)
Tokyo Police Club formed in 2005 in the wake of the breakup of their previous band. That summer they began performing live and later that fall they played the Montreal Pop Festival. (05/07/2008)
After spending most of 2007 on the road touring as a solo artist and as a member of Andrew Bird's band, Martin Dosh's "Wolves And Wishes" will be released in May 2008 and is the fourth Dosh full-length studio project. (05/02/2008)