Soul Asylum to release 10th album

Minneapolis native son Dave Pirner is most famous as frontman of the seminal Minnesota rock group, Soul Asylum. The band is commemorating the release of its tenth studio album next week with a sold-out show at the 7th Street Entry. Listen in as Pirner chats in the The Current studios about the album and his life "at the bottom of the river" in New Orleans.
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Minnesota rocker and Soul Asylum singer/guitarist Dave Pirner says life is good. His band is about to release its 10th album, "Delayed Reaction," and he's got a sold-out show at First Avenue in Minneapolis next week.

He dropped by the studios of The Current (listen here) and talked about the new release and his life in New Orleans, where he spends much of his time.

He also played DJ as part of the Current's "Theft of the Dial" and spun a few of his favorite songs.

Here's Dave and the band playing, "Gravity:"

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