Coffee Break

At The Current, it's no secret that we love our listeners. And we especially love when listeners write in with suggestions for the Coffee Break

Coffee Break: Products and brands


Rolls-Royce

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?

Coffee Break: Band names that lie


Mumford & Sons

Sometimes bands will choose a name for themselves that is simply not factual. Maybe they are "The *blank Sisters" or "*blank* and Sons" or they are named after a last name that none of them have. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from band names that lie?

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?

Coffee Break: Trios


The Police

Today in 1977, The Police made their live debut as a three-piece band when they played at the club Rebecca's in Birmingham, England. For today's Coffee Break, what trios do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: Iconic hair


Beatles in 1965

Today in 1964, the Glasgow City Council announced that all boys with Beatle-style haircuts would have to wear swimming caps in public pools. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what bands do you want to hear that have iconic hair?

Coffee Break: Songs about leaving or being left alone


Belle and Sebastian in the Scottish Highlands

Belle & Sebastian popped by The Current yesterday for an interview and in-studio session, and they told Mary Lucia about accidentally leaving their drummer in a Walmart in North Dakota two nights ago. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that center around someone leaving or being left alone?

Coffee Break: Relaxing songs


Sonny Bono

It's National Relaxing Day and we want to ease you into your Tuesday with a set of songs that will make you feel calm and tranquil. What relaxing songs do you want to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break?

Coffee Break: Love and togetherness


love songs

This weekend a white supremacist rally in Virginia turned deadly when a car plowed into counter protesters, killing one and injuring 19. We find it hard to think about anything else today, so let's put a Coffee Break together with songs that feature love and togetherness. What songs do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: Albums named after lyrics


So many albums are named for one of the songs on the record, aka the title track. But for today's Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from albums that are named after a LYRIC in one of the songs?

Coffee Break: SFX


Big Thief perform in The Current's studio

We've all heard songs that prominently feature guitar players, singers, bassists and drummers, but what about the foley artist? Let's give some love to songs that feature sound effects for today's 9:30 Coffee Break.