What's your eclipse jam?

Totality during the 1999 solar eclipse

With the total eclipse imminent, people are scrambling to figure out what the perfect song is for the moment of totality. What's your pick?

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‘Twin Peaks’ episode 15 recap: Is that you, David?

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In yet another complex, tortured episode of the Twin Peaks revival, David Lynch took time for a couple of tender moments. One was sad, the other was happy — for the moment. The episode was dedicated to Margaret Lanterman, the proper name of the character better known as “the Log Lady” due to her preferred companion.…

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Minneapolis native Ava Raiin on touring with Solange, making her debut album


If you’ve listened to Blood Orange’s Freetown Sound, seen Solange live, or caught certain shows by Carly Rae Jepsen, you’ve likely heard Ava Raiin before. You might not know it — she’s rarely on center stage. But Raiin has put years into her background singing career, and she’s so good that some of music’s most influential names…

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The Current Sessions®

Amy Shark visits The Current as her music career takes off

Amy Shark performs in The Current studio

'It's still blowing my mind that I'm from a long way away, and my little song's being played in Minnesota,' says Australian singer-songwriter Amy Shark. 'It's amazing.' Amy Shark shared songs and stories when she visited The Current's studio for a session hosted by Jill Riley.

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Coffee Break: Eclipse

Annual solar eclipse in Argentina in February, 2017.

Today, the first solar eclipse to go across the U.S. since 1979 will be visible on a path from Oregon to South Carolina, and the rest of the country will get a glimpse of a partial eclipse. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention the sun, moon or shadows?

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Today in Music History: The Beatles perform in Minnesota


Count Basie and Joe Strummer were born (48 years apart); Patsy Cline recorded 'Crazy'; the Stones had their first U.S. No. 1 album; Bono got married; synthesizer pioneer Robert Moog passed away; Kenny Rogers celebrates a birthday; and the Beatles performed their one and only show in Minnesota, 50 years ago Today in Music History.

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