Not long ago, Jillian Banks was cutting her teeth at Los Angeles open-mics, but just last week, she played a sold-out show at First Avenue in Minneapolis. Singer-songwriter BANKS stopped in to The Current studio to perform some songs and to chat with Mark Wheat.
In town opening for Pixies, the UK's Royal Blood stopped by The Current's studio to record a session and to chat with host Mark Wheat about their sudden success around their self-titled debut that released Aug. 25, 2014 in the States.
Touring in support of Do to the Beast, their first album in 16 years, the Afghan Whigs stopped by to record a session in The Current's studio and to chat with host and resident Afghan Whigs expert Barb Abney.
Touring in support of Commonwealth, their 13th studio release, Toronto rock pioneers Sloan stopped by The Current to record an in-studio and to chat with host Mary Lucia before their gig at St. Paul's Turf Club.
On tour supporting their new album, 'Listen', the Kooks were in town on Saturday, Oct. 4, to play a show at First Avenue in Minneapolis. Earlier in the day, they stopped by The Current studio to play some songs off the new album and to chat with Bill DeVille.
Ahead of the release of their forth studio album Bring Me Home, the Ericksons sisters Jenny Kapernick and Bethany Valentini stopped by the Local Show to perform songs off the new record and to chat with host David Campbell.
Between their two-night stand in the First Avenue mainroom, the War on Drugs stopped by Minnesota Public Radio to chat with Jill Riley of the Morning Show and to perform tracks live in The Current's studio, including songs off their latest album, Lost in the Dream, and a fantastic Bob Dylan cover.