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: Pseudonyms


Jill Riley and Father John Misty

We're still completely reeling from yesterday's amazing microshow with Father John Misty, so for today's 9:30 Coffee Break what artists do you want to hear that use pseudonyms?

Coffee Break: Piercings


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According to the internet, May 16 is National Piercing Day. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what musicians do you want to hear that have notable piercings?

Coffee Break: Brian Eno connections


Brian Eno

Today is the birthday of Brian Eno - musician, composer, record producer, singer, writer, and visual artist. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what artists and songs do you want to hear that are in someway connected to Brian Eno?

Coffee Break: Brian loves cats


Oake & Riley & Anna cats

It's Brian's birthday tomorrow and that means he gets to choose today's Coffee Break theme. So naturally - we're doing cats! For today's Coffee Break, what songs about cats do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: Blue


new blue crayon

A new blue pigment was discovered by a chemistry professor and Crayola is running a contest to name their new blue crayon. So for our 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention blue in the lyrics?

Coffee Break: 1994


Jordan Catalano

Today in 1994, Weezer released their self-titled debut (a.k.a. The Blue Album). So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that were released in 1994?

Coffee Break: Teachers!


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Today is National Teacher Day - a day to celebrate the hard-working teachers in our lives. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear for teachers?

Coffee Break: Songs famously used in commercials


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Today in 1990, Frito-Lay used a Tom Waits sound-alike in a Doritos commercial and had to pay dearly for the unauthorized move. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that have been famously used in a commercial?

Coffee Break: Cinco de Mayo


Cinco de Mayo

Today is Cinco de Mayo, a day that commemorates the defeat of French forces in the city of Puebla in Mexico in 1862. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what Mexican/Latin-influenced music do you want to hear?