Minnesota Public Radio features by Brett Baldwin http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=31224 en-us Copyright 2014 Minnesota Public Radio Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:15:07 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by Brett Baldwin http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 Nirvana inducted to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, reunite with guest singers to varying degrees of success Thursday night, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted a handful of music luminaries, but the spectacle was all about Nirvana's guest replacements -- Lorde, Joan Jett, Kim Gordon and St. Vincent -- for Kurt Cobain. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/04/11/nirvana-inducted-to-rock-hall-of-fame-feature-guest-artists-to-varying-degrees-of-success?refid=0 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 06:34:06 -0500 Jack White unveils "High Ball Stepper", sets release date for 'Lazaretto' Jack White releases the first track, &quot;High Ball Stepper&quot; from the forthcoming album 'Lazaretto.' http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/04/01/jack-white-lazaretto-high-ball-stepper?refid=0 Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:32:28 -0500 The Current's March Music Madness It's College Basketball tournament time and there's nothing more fun than judging, criticizing, and arguing about who's gonna be in the Final Four. Join The Current in engaging in a little music madness of our own. Tune in all week for your favorite artists going up against your other favorite artists. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/03/24/march-madness?refid=0 Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:00:00 -0500 First Listen: Howler, 'World of Joy' Minneapolis' own Howler deliver a muscular, poppy sophomore release 'World of Joy' on March 25. Stream the album in its entirety a week before the release. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/03/17/first-listen-howler-world-of-joy-stream?refid=0 Mon, 17 Mar 2014 10:00:00 -0500 Web of Sunsets perform live in The Current Studios Web of Sunsets brought their smoothed out, psychedelic country sound to The Local Show for a few songs from Room of Monsters and a conversation with David Campbell. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/03/17/web-of-sunsets?refid=0 Mon, 17 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500 Public Radio Rocks: SXSW audio and video As the overwhelmingly popular South by Southwest music festival in Austin, TX draws to a close, we wanted to share videos of our public radio day stage from the Austin Convention Center on March 14. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/03/06/sxsw-public-radio-rocks?refid=0 Sun, 16 Mar 2014 00:01:00 -0500 Arcade Fire, live from First Avenue, Sept. 29, 2005 Almost one year exactly after their debut record <em>Funeral</em> released, Arcade Fire made their second Twin Cities stop in Minneapolis for a sold out show in First Avenue's mainroom. The Current was there to roll tape, and now you can relive one of the most talked about shows among Arcade Fire fanatics nearly 10 years after its recording. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/03/05/arcade-fire-live-from-first-avenue-sept-29-2005?refid=0 Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:55:00 -0600 Prince's hairstyles: an illustrated chronology London-based illustrator Gary Card has taken album covers, press images and paparazzi shots of Prince and compiled them into an impressive chronology: Prince's hair. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/02/09/prince-hairstyles-chronology-gary-card?refid=0 Sun, 09 Feb 2014 09:42:56 -0600 The Night that James Brown Saved Boston Following the tragic assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968, there was widespread turmoil throughout the nation's urban centers. On the night of April 5th, James Brown brought the city of Boston together and kept the riots at bay. But it wasn't easy. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/04/05/the-night-james-brown-saved-boston-martin-luther-king?refid=0 Fri, 05 Apr 2013 10:00:00 -0500 Charles Bradley streams new record, drops video for 'Strictly Reserved for You' The Screaming Eagle of Soul's lead single "Strictly Reserved for You" from the forthcoming 'Victim of Love' release has a new video. Sit back and brace yourself... there will be donuts. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/03/28/charles-bradley-strictly-reserved-video?refid=0 Thu, 28 Mar 2013 13:32:12 -0500 Album Review: Wanda Jackson - The Party Ain't Over With "The Party Ain't Over," Jackson's voice is still strong, soulful and gritty; but the music, too, is vibrant and provocative. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2011/01/25/wanda-jackson-the-party-aint-over?refid=0 Tue, 25 Jan 2011 00:00:00 -0600