The Current Sessions

Live Performances from The Current

Vasen - in studio

The members of the trio Vasen play traditional instruments, but bring modern arrangements, their passion, and new interpretations to the old melodies of their native Sweden.

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Regina Spektor - in studio

Singer-songwriter Regina Spektor moved to the United States as a kid in 1989; her Jewish family left the Soviet Union to make a home in the less anti-Semitic New York City.

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Audible - in studio

In 2003, after parting ways with Matt Pond PA, Mike Kennedy and Jim Kehoe turned their attention to creating the band Audible.

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Floyd Collins - in studio

The area premiere of the musical "Floyd Collins" is being produced by Theater Latte Da. It's the story of the incredible media circus that surrounded the news of a man trapped in a Kentucky cave.

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T-Bone Burnett - in studio

Working with Sam Shepard, the Coen brothers, and Bob Dylan have provided T-Bone Burnett with more of a Minnesota connection than he had realized.

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Karen Savoca and Pete Heitzman - in studio

Karen Savoca and Pete Heitzman keep things simple. They've won songwriting contests and have been offered recording contracts, but to this day they prefer to keep control of their music to themselves.

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Michael Monroe - in studio

North Shore singer/songwriter Michael Monroe has been making music from his solar-powered studio near Grand Marais and strumming guitars made from exotic woods for years.

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The Presets - in studio

Julian Hamilton and Kim Moyes have always been considered the odd men out, whether it's in school or among their musical contemporaries.

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Shiny Toy Guns - in studio

The sound of the Shiny Toy Guns has been compared to Depeche Mode and Oingo Boingo. Whatever the comparison may be, Shiny Toy Guns says they just want to write good songs.

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