The Current's Mark Wheat explains how he came to know and love the music of The Fall. Mark also suggests some tracks and albums to help you discover this long-running band who constitute what Mark calls a unique musical tradition.
The band Battles just released an album called 'La Di Da Di', and its cover features a photograph of a lot of food. With that in mind, we at The Current reached out to some of MPR's food contributors to ask them for their picks for the 'tastiest album covers' -- that is, those albums with images of food on their covers. Check out their picks.
'No No No' is first album that Zach Condon and his band of globally minded explorers have released since 2011, debuting many of its songs at Brooklyn's Bell House for NPR Music's First Listen Live. Watch video of the entire concert.