The Local Interviews

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Interviews from The Local on The North 1033. The Local is supported in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Interviews from The Local on The North 1033. The Local is supported in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


15 Pieces

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Caption: Jeremy Messersmith
This week on The Local host Malachy chatted with Jeremy Messersmith. The Minnesota singer-songwriter will be performing Friday, November 12th at Sa...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2022
  • Length: 17:53
Caption: Keith Dust, Credit: Malachy Koons
This week on The Local Malachy interviewed DIY artist Keith Dust. The local musician recently released his second album Majick Smelt Parade Ship, a...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2022
  • Length: 30:47
Caption: Present Company
This week on The Local Malachy spoke to Minneapolis post-punk band Present Company. Listen to find out how the band got their start, how they write...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2022
  • Length: 18:53
Caption: Jorden van der Hagen
This week on The Local Malachy spoke with Jordan van der Hagen, who produces electronic music as Studio Kid. Listen to find out how Studio Kid draw...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2022
  • Length: 19:23
Caption: Daniel Norgaard, Credit: Malachy Koons
We've heard from many musicians on how the pandemic affected their lives, and now we get to hear from a different side of the music world. Daniel N...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2022
  • Length: 20:09
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Kiss the Tiger recently released Vicious Kid and their 3rd LP is filled with both soulful organ-driven tracks as well as some all out rock and roll...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2021
  • Length: 13:47
Caption: Lesser Planets
Richie Townsend of Lesser Planets, an instrumental prog rock band based out of Duluth recently released Electric Neon Plastic, recorded at Sparta S...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2021
  • Length: 15:45
Caption: Teague Alexy
Hour two of The Local included a specially curated set by Teague Alexy in honor of Homegrown. We also chatted about his move to the Northland from ...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2021
  • Length: 16:23
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This week on The Local Malachy spoke with Mark Lindquist. The former Duluth rocker is now running the Central Lakes College Audio Club who recently...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2021
  • Length: 16:09
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Marvin Themix sat down for a conversation with Thro, an 18-year-old musician who spent the past year distance learning at the Perpich Center for Ar...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2021
  • Length: 10:41
Caption: Justin Wade
Marvin Themix had a chat with a brand new performer in town named Justin Wade who's released just a few singles on his YouTube page. Hailing from G...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2021
  • Length: 17:27
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Minnesota Music Hall of Famer Mick Sterling is well known to local audiences, performing his brand of Soul and R & B at the Bayfront Blues Festival...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2021
  • Length: 15:48
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It's been a year since Duluth musician Gaelynn Lea started livestreaming from home weekly during the COVID-19 pandemic. DJ Malachy checked in with ...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2021
  • Length: 26:10
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MNspin is a project launched by the Hennepin County Library in Minneapolis in 2017 to connect Minnesota musicians with a wider audience. MarvinThem...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2021
  • Length: 06:59
Caption: Erik Berry, Credit: Logjam
The Trampled By Turtles mandolin player joined us for an interview where we found out about his bands First Ave Livestream series. We also learned ...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2021
  • Length: 17:11