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Live Performances from The Current

From crocheting to making music: Deap Vally perform in The Current's studios


Deap Vally perform in The Current studio

When Julie Edwards and Lindsey Troy first met in a crocheting lessons, they would have never thought of starting a band together, but after getting to know each other, they came together to form Deap Vally. Now, after the release of their second album, the duo stopped by The Current's studio before playing a sold-out show at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

Waxing philosophical with Robyn Hitchcock in The Current studio


Robyn Hitchcock at The Current

In town to share the bill with longtime friends the Psychedelic Furs, Robyn Hitchcock stopped in The Current's studio to play three songs from his forthcoming self-titled album (releasing April 21) and to enjoy a deep and thoughtful conversation with host Mary Lucia.

Dawes perform #MicroShow at Icehouse


Dawes at Icehouse

Last fall, Dawes performed a #MicroShow in front of an intimate gathering of fans at Icehouse in Minneapolis. Hear the entire set, and see videos of their performances of 'Things Happen' and 'When The Tequila Runs Out'.

From college to a sold-out tour in one year: Maggie Rogers performs in The Current studio


Maggie Rogers performs in The Current studio

Just a year ago, Maggie Rogers was a senior at NYU; now she's performing a string of sold-out shows across North America. 'It's just pretty silly,' Rogers says incredulously. In town for a sold-out show at the Triple Rock Social Club in Minneapolis, Rogers and her band stopped at The Current for an in-studio session hosted by Mac Wilson.

Meet emerging new artist Jay Som on 'New Hot'


Jay Som

Melina Duterte, aka Jay Som, was signed to Polyvinyl Records and released a debut album, 'Everybody Works,' on March 10, 2017. ' I'm still getting used to it,' Duterte says of her budding career. 'I feel like I'm at the beginning stages of making music my job.' Jay Som joined New Hot host David Safar for an in-studio session.

Regina Spektor shares an expressive set in The Current studio


Regina Spektor in The Current studio

In town to play a sold-out show at St. Paul's recently reopened Palace Theatre, Regina Spektor stopped by The Current for a session hosted by Jim McGuinn. The session features fantastic song performances and deep conversation. 'I feel like with music, people have this idea that you either write about yourself or you just write using fiction and that's not personal,' Spektor says. 'But to me, I truly believe that fiction and surrealism and psychedelic thoughts are just as personal.'

Tim Showalter of Strand of Oaks plays a powerful solo set at The Current


Strand of Oaks

While in the Twin Cities, singer-songwriter Tim Showalter of Strand of Oaks stopped at The Current to play a solo piano set in The Current studio. 'It's nice to switch it,' Showalter says of his instrument choice. Listen to the complete session to hear these Strand of Oaks songs like you've not heard them before.