South - in studio

South, a trio who hail from London, share keyboard, guitar, bass and percussion duties. And they change music styles just like they change instruments.

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Adam Brevin of She Wants Revenge

She Wants Revenge - in studio

Do you think that Fred Durst has good taste? Well, he may not seem like the hippest guy around these days, but he did manage to sign L.A.'s She Wants Revenge to his imprint for Geffen after they were introduced to him by Balthazar Getty.

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Guy Garvey, lead singer of the band Elbow

Elbow - in studio

Known for their unique sound and the deeply personal lyrics of singer Guy Garvey, Elbow have received vast critical acclaim and been endorsed by major artists REM, U2, and Blur.

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Dave Hamelin of the band The Stills

The Stills - in studio

The Stills are a Canadian rock band consisting of members Tim Fletcher, Dave Hemlin, Liam O'Neil and Oliver Crowe. They have known each other since the age of 12 and played in various bands prior to forming the Stills in 2000.

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Jesse Hughes of the band Eagles of Death Metal

Eagles of Death Metal - in studio

Fans of The Eagles of Death Metal might hate this comparison, but it's going to be made anyway: they're a little like Andrew WK. They are about making rock n' roll, drinking, girls, partying, and fun.

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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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Oake and Riley Features

Coffee Break: Products and brands


A study that Bloomberg recently released analyzed the lyrics of Top 20 songs from the past three years, and found that the Rolls-Royce is pop music's hottest brand. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs that mention products and brands do you want to hear?

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Julie Chadwick's 'The Man Who Carried Cash.'

Rock and Roll Book Club: 'The Man Who Carried Cash'

If there's any job that really stretches the contractual phrase 'other duties as required,' it's the job of a rock star's manager. That much becomes very clear in 'The Man Who Carried Cash,' a new book about Johnny Cash's longtime manager Saul Holiff.

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