The Current Sessions®

Live Performances from The Current

Adia Victoria performs in The Current studio

Adia Victoria, now touring in support of her debut album, 'Beyond the Bloodhounds,' visited The Current's studio ahead of her show at the 7th Street Entry in Minneapolis. Victoria first fell in love with making music when she was a young girl. 'It made me feel empowered to stand before people and sing a song, versus just speaking,' she says. 'I felt a connection with people that I didn't feel otherwise. I felt alive.'

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Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop perform in The Current studio In the Studio

Sam Beam had the idea of making a duet record, but he didn't find the right collaborator until he stumbled upon Jesca Hoop's music. 'Her voice is fantastic, she has a really fun sense of melody,' Beam says. Touring in support of their album, 'Love Letter for Fire,' Beam and Hoop visited The Current's studio for a session hosted by Mary Lucia.

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Oregon trio Joseph perform in The Current studio In the Studio

Joseph are a trio from Portland, Ore., comprising sisters Natalie, Allison and Meegan Closner. Besides their tight, sibling harmonies, their family ties create something intangible. 'There's also this entire lifetime of shared experience,' Natalie says. '[We're] bringing the spirit of that into the music as well.' Discover the music of Joseph in this session hosted by The Current's David Safar.

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Charles Bradley performs in The Current studio In the Studio

Soul singer Charles Bradley sings not only from his heart, but from his entire being. Bradley, together with his band the Extraordinaires, bring their soulful tunes into The Current's studio for a session hosted by Mac Wilson. 'Music is what's keeping the world together today,' Bradley says. 'We've got to make it right all over the land.'

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Prof performs in The Current studio In the Studio

Local hip-hop artist Prof has a reputation for putting on a great live show. 'To craft a set, I like to go on a roller coaster,' he says. 'I like go super down low, I like to go high, and it means more when you come to a complete stop, and now you're sprinting, so you feel that more.' For Minnesota Music Day, Prof stopped in to The Current studio for a session hosted by Sean McPherson.

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