The Current Sessions®

Live Performances from The Current

Film School - in studio


Members of the band Film School

San Francisco-based Film School has a flair for majestic swirls of layered guitar and keyboards, which they juxtapose with driving, and sometimes jagged, melodies.

The Concretes - in studio


Victoria Bergsman

The Concretes hail from Stockholm, Sweden. They are playing with borrowed instruments after being the victims of theft outside the Bowery Ballroom in New York. Where they found a loaner glockenspiel is a mystery. Lead singer Victoria Bergman was joined on our studios by the flute-playing pianist and glockenspieler Ludwig Rylander and guitarist Daniel Varjo.

The Vacation - in studio


The Vacation

The Vacation, a four-piece from LA, offers a new look at pure old-fashioned rock: they're gritty, noisy, catchy, and mesmerizing. The band, fronted by brothers Ben and Steve Tegel, are also articulate and enthusiastic as they talk and joke about their musical influences, their new record, and their evolution from the underground L.A. scene to a new major-label record deal. On their way to a show at the 7th St. Entry, The Vacation stopped in at the Current studios to chat with Mark Wheat.

David Ford - in studio


David Ford

The affable English singer/songwriter David Ford just released his debut album, "I Sincerely Apologise for All the Trouble I've Caused," and has been touring with Gomez and Aqualung.

Aloha - in studio


The band Aloha

Though geographically challenged, the four members of the band Aloha still finds the time to collectively play music, record, and tour.

Vasen - in studio


Vasen

The members of the trio Vasen play traditional instruments, but bring modern arrangements, their passion, and new interpretations to the old melodies of their native Sweden.

The Essex Green - in studio


Essex Green

When the Vermont-based Guppyboy relocated to Brooklyn, a change in name as well as address was warranted.

Audible - in studio


Audible

In 2003, after parting ways with Matt Pond PA, Mike Kennedy and Jim Kehoe turned their attention to creating the band Audible.

Floyd Collins - in studio


Floyd and brother

The area premiere of the musical "Floyd Collins" is being produced by Theater Latte Da. It's the story of the incredible media circus that surrounded the news of a man trapped in a Kentucky cave.

T-Bone Burnett - in studio


T-Bone Burnett

It turns out songwriter and producer T-Bone Burnett has more Minnesota connections that he realizes.