The Current Sessions®

Live Performances from The Current

Bad Plus perform in studio

Songs: "Rhinosaurus Is My Profession," "The Empire Strikes Backwards," "Chariots of Fire"

Broadcast perform in studio

Trish Keenan

Trish Keenan of the British duo Broadcast passed away Jan. 14 of complications from pneumonia. She battled the illness for two weeks in intensive care.

Atmosphere performs in studio

Slug of Atmosphere

Slug of Atmosphere joined Mary Lucia in the Current studios to perform songs from his latest album, You Can't Imagine How Much Fun We're Having, that is once again putting Atmosphere and local hip hop label Rhymesayers at the forefront of the hip hop scene.

M.I.A. performs in studio


Maya Arulpragasam stopped by the Current studios to chat with Mark Wheat and perform her politically-inclined songs that blend elements of baile funk, dancehall, grime, and hip-hop.

The National perform in studio

The National

It wasn't until they moved to New York City from Cincinatti that the members started playing together. The group joined Danny Sigelmann in the Current studios to perform and discuss life in a band with your brother.

Whisper in the Noise perform in studio

Frontman West Thordson formed the group in 2002 and in that short time they've gone on to play the prestigious All Tomorrow's Parties Festival in England that was curated by Tortoise and Mogwai. They joined Steve Seel in the Current studios to perform their signature dark atmospheric songs from their latest release, "As the Bluebird Sings."

Skeletons and the Girl-Faced Boys perform in studio

Skeletons is the monikor for NYC native Matt Mehlan and his various friends make up the Girl-Faced Boy. They're one of the few 'rock' bands on the electronic label Ghostly International, and that's using the term lightly.