Danny Sigelman

Danny Sigelman

Host, The Current
Minnesota Public Radio
dsigelman@mpr.org

Danny Sigelman has long been involved in the Twin Cities radio, music and art community. While studying for a degree in art at the University of Minnesota, he served as music director at the student-run Radio K and co-hosted its legendary "Off the Record" local music program. As a musician, Danny has played drums with a number of notable local acts, including the Legendary Jim Ruiz Group. With his undying passion for music, he has developed a deep musical knowledge that spans a myriad of styles, eras and genres. Danny lives in Northeast Minneapolis where he is also an active and accomplished visual artist.

Danny Sigelman Feature Archive

Georgie James
Georgie James is not a person. Georgie James is a band, based out of Washington, DC. The duo just signed with Saddle Creek Records (home to Bright Eyes, Maria Taylor and Two Gallants), who released their debut album "Places" in late September, 2007. (11/12/2007)
Au Revoir Simone
Erika Foster and Annie Hart came together as the result of a long train ride home to NYC when they found they shared the same passion to start an all-keyboard band. (05/16/2007)
The Black Angels
Formed in Austin Texas in May 2004, The Black Angels definitely have a love of all things 60s: From the trippy, Doors-like psychedelia right down to the strikingly cool, retro-style artwork. (10/28/2006)
The Dutch band Bettie Serveert has never toured to Africa, Australia, and or South America but they estimate they've been to the Twin Cities nine times. (10/10/2006)
Anyone who knows anything about "Old School Hip Hop" has probably compared Jurassic 5 to the Cold Crush Brothers, The Crash Crew, or the Furious Five. Don't be confused, as J5 has their own signature style that is like nothing else on the Hip Hop scene today. (09/04/2006)
Frontman Matthew Caws of Nada Surf joined Danny Sigelmann in the Current studios to perform acoustic versions from the New York trio's latest album. (10/15/2005)
It wasn't until they moved to New York City from Cincinatti that the members started playing together. The group joined Danny Sigelmann in the Current studios to perform and discuss life in a band with your brother. (09/05/2005)
DJ Z-Trip performs "Fat Bottom Girl," "I Want You Back," and "Zed Triplen" (08/30/2005)
The group joined Danny Sigelman in the Current studios while on the first tour of the U.S to perform stripped down versions of their sun-soaked pop songs (07/25/2005)