Jade

The Current's Morning Show Producer and On-Air Host, Minnesota Public Radio
  Jade

Contact   Jade at jade@mpr.org

Jade is assistant producer and fill in on-air host for 89.3 The Current. During her tenure, she's interviewed favorite artists such as the Decemberists and Girl Talk. In addition to The Current's Morning Show, Jade is also producer for The Current's Sunday night specialty show, "In the Studio," and for the live event series, "The Current Road Trip," which brings Current DJs and local bands to select cities throughout Minnesota. Before joining The Current, Jade worked at KJHK in Lawrence, KS, hosting its local music show, "Plow the Fields." She graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.S. in Journalism, minor in English, and is also an avid dancer.


Broken Bells after the disco

Album Review: Broken Bells, 'After the Disco'

With their second full offering, Broken Bells (Brian Burton, aka Danger Mouse, and James Mercer) are at the top of their game, letting go of any former walls and perfectly blending their musical worlds together.

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Minneapolis Underground zine

Interview: Chris Ryding, founder, Minneapolis Underground 'zine

Chris Ryding, founder of Minneapolis Underground 'zine and Compilation Volume One, talks to Steve Seel and Jill Riley about launching a fanzine and digital album in support of local bands known for playing smaller venues. Minneapolis Underground has its release party planned for Thursday, Oct. 10, at Lee's Liquor Lounge in Minneapolis.

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