The Current Sessions

Live Performances from The Current

Jolie Holland - in studio

Spring is usually associated with new life and rebirth, but on her new CD, Jolie Holland looks at spring from a different point of view.

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Los Amigos Invisibles perform in studio

David Byrne of the Talking Heads discovered the infectious Latin dance beats of Los Amigos Invisibles after the band had moved from its native Venezuela to New York City.

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Golden Smog - in studio

What started out as a not-so-serious diversion involving members some of the Midwest's most popular bands has transmogrified into on of the Midwest's most popular bands.

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Buzzcocks perform live in studio

Formed in 1975, the Buzzcocks were one of the most influential bands to emerge in the world of punk rock. Along side other musical icons such as Joy Division and the Stone Roses, the Buzzcocks helped establish Manchester as one of the biggest punk rock cities in England.

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Alexi Murdoch - in studio

Traditionally musicians go to L.A. to be discovered. Scottish singer-songwriter Alexi Murdoch didn't discover his own music talent until he was all ready there.

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The Rakes - in studio

The Rakes don't allow themselves to be influence by a single genre, but rather by all of them. To paraphrase the band: If they like it, they'll incorporate it.

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World Party - in studio

World Party fell apart after leader Karl Wallinger was struck down by an aneurysm that left him unable to speak. After several years of rehabilitation, Wallinger put the group back together, and re-mastered and packaged "Dumbing Up" on his own label. World Party stopped by The Current to perform and chat with Brandt Williams.

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