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DJ Pick of the Week: Jade - SKOTT, 'Glitter and Gloss'


SKOTT

Scandinavian artist Skott's single 'Glitter and Gloss' is Jade's DJ Pick of the Week. ' It is a song about the beautiful and shiny exterior hiding a deeper and stronger person,' Jade writes. Read more about the artist and the song, and watch the music video.

Take The Current's Time Machine Quiz: 1988


Time Machine Tuesday

On Tuesday night, Bill DeVille hosted a Time Machine all about music from 1988. Now take the quiz: Listen to the mashup of five songs from the show, and see if you can identify them.

Theft of the Dial: David Prowse of Japandroids


Japandroids

Before playing the First Avenue mainroom, David Prowse of Japandroids stopped by The Current to curate a playlist and take over our airwaves with a Theft of the Dial.

Watch Spoon's strange new video, 'Can I Sit Next To You'


Spoon

The new song from Spoon first appeared as unidentified instrumental music between segments on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' and during boarding on American Airlines planes. 'Can I Sit Next to You' is from Spoon's forthcoming album, 'Hot Thoughts,' due out March 17.

DJ Pick of the Week: Bill DeVille - Tinariwen, 'Sastanaqqam'


Tinariwen

Bill DeVille says he can't get enough of the 'desert blues' sound of Saharan musicians Tinariwen. For his DJ Pick of the Week, DeVille chose 'Sastanaqqam' from the band's new album, 'Elwan.' DeVille says he can't get enough of Tinariwen's 'swirling guitars and hypnotic rhythms.'

Theft of the Dial: Dawes


Dawes

Before their big gig at the State Theatre, Taylor Goldsmith, Wylie Gelber and Lee Pardini of Dawes stopped by The Current to curate a playlist and take over our airwaves with a Theft of the Dial.

First Listen: Rhiannon Giddens, 'Freedom Highway'


Rhiannon Giddens

In her new work, the Carolina Chocolate Drops vocalist speaks for the truly silenced: slaves; those murdered during the civil rights movement; young men felled by police bullets in city streets today. Before its Feb. 24 release date, listen to Rhiannon Giddens' 'Freedom Highway' in its entirety.