The Local

Deploi on The Local

Nov 2, 2017
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In addition to spinning the best in local and regional tunes on The Local, This week DJ Marv in the Mix shares his conversation with Deploi, a Los Angeles-based hip-hop artist who has collaborated with St. Paul band Down Lo. Members of that group will back him up at his show at the Red Herring Lounge on Thursday, November 2.

The Dark Underbelly on the Local

Oct 12, 2017

Father and son Bob and Nick Petoletti and Armond Blackwater (formerly of Steppenwolf) of Duluth band The Dark Underbelly joined the Local's DJ, TJ in the studio on October 11, 2017, to talk about their new album Szczerepa and share some tunes. 

 

 

Six young men wearing black t-shirts with their names on them standing with their backs to the camera and one man crouching in front facing the camera
Christine Dean for KUMD

Listen to our interview with Daniel Oyinloye and members of the Mixtape Project, a project to engage youth involved in a Woodland Hills program and give them the opportunity to write and record their own music inspired by their personal stories. They stopped by our studios on August 16, 2017, to talk with DJ TJ and share tracks from the project. You can hear the tracks mentioned in the interview and more here.

This melodic Duluth power trio joined us for an interview and performance on the Local on March 1, 2017. They had a release show for their new 7" EP, Traffic, on March 3, 2017 at the Red Herring in Duluth.

KUMD is deeply saddened by the loss of Edgewood Smith a.k.a. DJ-E, a longtime host of "The Local."  We offer our condolences to his friends and family.  We shared our tribute to DJ-E on The Local, July, 22, with guests from the KUMD team, family requests and some of Edgewood's favorite tracks honoring his  contribution to the Duluth music community.   

"Peace and Noise" - DJ-E

We celebrated the Homegrown Music Festival with a special two-hour edition of the Local featuring local experimental supergroup Big Science. Listen to their performance and interview with DJ E.

A special edition of The Local on KUMD with Paul Lundgren of local blog Perfect Duluth Day. Paul joined Christine Dean for an hour of songs that mention Duluth in their title or lyrics (based on this PDD post.)