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Although the singing career of Durand Jones began somewhat reluctantly, soul-music outfit Durand Jones and the Indications are now in it for the long haul. 'It's been a pretty fun ride so far,' Jones says, 'and we've got a lot more work to do.' Durand Jones and the Indications recently visited The Current for a session hosted by Jade.
'Born Yesterday,' the new EP from Margaret Glaspy, was largely written while Glaspy was on tour. 'That's why it's only three songs!' Glaspy laughs. In town for a show at First Avenue, Glaspy, along with guitarist Julian Lage, stopped in The Current studio for a session hosted by Mary Lucia.
On Saturday, April 7, The Current streamed live video of The Decemberists in concert at the Palace Theatre in St. Paul.
'I think the whole point of our career was to bring a sense of hope and joy to the circumstances that are devoid of it,' says Gang of Youths frontman David Le'aupepe. 'I think every artist has their purpose, and I think in Gang of Youths, we've sort of found ours.' The Sydney-based band recently visited The Current, where they played their uplifting and empowering songs.