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Theft of the Dial: Tony M. of The New Power Generation

Tony Mosley, aka Tony M. of the New Power Generation

On Thursday, June 22, at 8 p.m., Tony M. of Prince's band, The New Power Generation, takes over the airwaves in the latest Theft of the Dial. Sitting down with The Current's Production Manager, Derrick Stevens, Tony M. talks about how he began working with Prince during the production of 'Purple Rain' and later with The NPG, and he plays some of his favorite tracks, including those that influenced his own music career.

The Current's Instant Band: Watch on Facebook Live, June 23 at noon CDT

The Current's Instant Band

We put together a super group of local musicians including Gabriel Douglas, deM atlaS, Al Church, James Buckley, Mary Bue, and Little Man They'll be improvising music together while taking suggestions via Facebook live from viewers for what the band should play - lyrics, dance moves, musical styles and more.

The Most Underrated Rapper in the Game

Hip-hop artist Mac Miller

Pennsylvania hip-hop artist Mac Miller is the most underrated rapper in the game, asserts Jeffrey Bissoy-Mattis. 'The Pittsburgh native has been slept on for far too long, and I think it's about time we give him the respect and recognition he deserves,' Bissoy-Mattis writes. Learn more about Mac Miller, and check out some of his tracks.

DJ Pick of the Week: Bread & Butter, 'Keys to the City'

Bread and Butter

Seattle band Bread & Butter are aptly named: they make simple pop songs with a bit of vintage Big Star or Raspberries sensibilities. Check out their track, 'Keys to the City'; it's Mary Lucia's DJ Pick of the Week for June 19, 2017.

DJ Pick of the Week: Justin Townes Earle, 'Maybe a Moment'

Justin Townes Earle at The Current

For the week of June 12, Bill DeVille has chosen Justin Townes Earle's sweet and catchy song, 'Maybe a Moment.' DeVille hears a hint or two of Bruce Springsteen in this track. 'Justin Townes Earle sings about a small town where nothing happens,' DeVille writes, 'so why not hop in the car and drive to Memphis?' Listen to this week's DJ Pick.