Watch ‘Purple Rain’ music videos on the movie’s 33rd anniversary

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Fifteen of Prince’s official music videos are now available on a Prince YouTube channel attached to Purple Rain‘s CD re-release. The videos have been added steadily over the last couple weeks, and as of today, six songs from 1984 smash album Purple Rain have been uploaded — some featuring footage from the accompanying film itself. In addition to Purple Rain, the channel hosts…

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The Current goes to Duluth!

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It's been almost a year and a half since The Current's signal went live in Duluth, and with that expansion came one of our favorite summer traditions: The Current Goes to Duluth! This July 28 and 29 The Current hosts and staff are setting up camp in your great city for two days of fun.

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World’s Most Dangerous Polka Band to play closing of Nye’s photo show


Minneapolis restaurant Nye’s Polonaise Room has been permanently closed since April 2016. Since May, photos of Nye’s have been on display at the Corner Store Gallery in Northeast Minneapolis. To celebrate the end of the exhibit, a closing reception will be held. The World’s Most Dangerous Polka Band, formerly the house band at Nye’s, will…

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The Current Sessions®

Angelica Garcia performs in The Current studio

Angelica Garcia performs in The Current studio

When it comes to making music, Angelica Garcia describes herself as a bit of a recluse. Now touring in support of her album 'Medicine for Birds,' Garcia embraces the new experience of studio recording and of performing in front of people. 'It's been great, and it's really helped me grow as a person,' Garcia says. Listen to Angelica Garcia's recent in-studio session at The Current, hosted by Sean McPherson.

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Coffee Break: Greatest albums made by women

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Earlier this week, NPR published a list of the greatest albums made by women between 1964 and the present. So what songs would you like to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break off of albums created by women?

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