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A collection featuring new music discoveries from The Current.

First Listen: Kindness, 'Otherness'

British singer Adam Bainbridge doubles down on his many '80s influences (disco, '80s boogie and R&B, house music, go-go) while still making them sound refreshed.

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First Listen: Stars, 'No One Is Lost'

The Montreal band recorded its new album within earshot of a since-closed discotheque, and it shows. No One Is Lost prioritizes lightness and bittersweet uplift over the devastation of past records.

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Stream Robert Plant live from the Nonesuch at BAM Festival

On Sunday, Sept. 28, at 7:45 p.m. Central Time, The Current and NPR Music are teaming up to bring you a live video webcast of Robert Plant and his new band, The Sensational Space Shifters, in concert at the Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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In the Studio

First Listen: 'Live Current Vol. 10' In the Studio

To celebrate The Current's 10th edition of Live Current, Minnesota Public Radio is releasing two albums, packaged together — Live Current Volume 10 and Live Current: Cover to Cover. Barb Abney is hosting a live listening party on air, and we'll reveal the tracklisting here in real time!

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In the Studio

First Listen: 'Live Current Cover to Cover' In the Studio

To celebrate The Current's 10th edition of Live Current, Minnesota Public Radio is releasing two albums, packaged together — Live Current Volume 10 and Live Current: Cover to Cover. Barb Abney is hosting a live listening party on air, and we'll reveal the tracklisting here in real time!

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First Listen: King Tuff, 'Black Moon Spell'

On his third album, the D.I.Y. glam-rocker re-brands himself as some sort of demonic teenager. But Black Moon Spell is, at heart, the sound of one guy making sure everyone around him has a good time.

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