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: Greatest sophomore efforts


In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

We love to hear from our listeners, and we recently got some correspondence about our use of the term "sophomore effort" when referring to a band's second album. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that are part of a band's sophomore effort?

Coffee Break: Band uniforms


"My Heart Got Caught on Your Sleeve" -- Lucius

Arcade Fire's recent audience dress code made us think about bands that have dress codes themselves. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from bands that have uniform looks?

Coffee Break: Listenable wedding dance songs


wedding dance

We've all been to weddings that play only the cheesy cliche wedding dance hits - your YMCAs, your Electric Slides, your Chicken Dances, your Cotton Eyed Joes. But as a Current listener, what songs would you curate to make the perfect wedding dance playlist?

Coffee Break: Rock the Garden 2017


Rock the Garden 2015

We're so excited for tomorrow that we can hardly focus on anything else. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from 2017 Rock the Garden artists?

Coffee Break: Planetary exploration


Buzz Aldrin on the moon

Today in 1969, Apollo 11 landed Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention something in the world of planetary exploration?

Coffee Break: Scandinavian artists


lefse

We're getting ready to head on over to the Norseman Distillery for today's Oake & Riley in the Afternoon event featuring a performance from Mark Mallman. So what songs do you want to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break from Scandinavian artists?

Coffee Break: Misheard lyrics


lyric short

Today we played T. Rex's "20th Century Boy" which features the often misunderstood lyric "Friends say he's fine / Friends say he's good / Everybody says he's just like Robin Hood". So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs with misheard lyrics do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: Cities and places


road trip

In Minnesota, summer = travel. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs that mention cities and places do you want to hear?

Two turntables and a Coffee Break


Atmosphere perform in The Current studio

The Beat Junkies - a hip hop crew of DJs specializing in turntablism - are celebrating 25 years together. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that feature record scratches?