The Current Sessions®

Live Performances from The Current

Big Cats! performs in The Current studios


Big Cats!

One half of Guante and Big Cats!, Spencer Wirth-Davis has been busy with his Big Cats self, creating beats for much of the hip-hop community in the Twin Cities over the past year. Because of his extensive collaborations, he's become of the most sought-after producers in the area. But for his new record "For My Mother," Spencer did the gathering of talent.

Grizzly Bear in studio performance


Grizzly Bear

A decade ago, Grizzly Bear was the moniker for vocalist and keyboardist Ed Droste's bedroom recordings. Today, Grizzly Bear is a four-piece band four albums deep into a career as one of indie rock's defining voices.

Dark Dark Dark performs in The Current studios


Dark Dark Dark

This seems to be a big year for Dark Dark Dark. At the time of recording this session with the quintet, they were about to jet off that night to Iowa City, the first date on their 2012 tour that will lead them across the States, to Australia, Europe and back again.

The Head and the Heart perform in The Current studio


The Head and the Heart

From opening act at First Avenue a year ago to headlining back-to-back shows this week, The Head and the Heart have had a big year. They stopped by The Current studio to debut a new song.

Bloc Party perform in The Current studios


Bloc Party

There ain't no party like a Bloc Party because a Bloc Party melds the stuttering guitar work of post punk with the strident dance beats of the new century.

Conor Oberst performs in The Current studio


Conor Oberst

To get you in the mood for what will surely be a special evening, Conor Oberst stopped by The Current studios on the afternoon before his Fitzgerald Theater performance squeeze in a few bonus songs omitted from his set tonight.

The Heavy perform in The Current studios


The Heavy live

"How Do You Like Me Now?" is the title of The Heavy's smash-hit single that has been featured in movies, television shows and commercials since 2009. And the world's answer to their question is increasingly: "A whole lot!"